Category Archives: Easter

Christ’s Post-Resurrection Appearances

In my previous post, The Events of the Morning of Christ’s Resurrection, I offered a logical sequence for the events that took place the morning Jesus arose from the dead. That sequence included Christ’s first three post-resurrection appearances. First, He … Continue reading

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The Events of the Morning of Christ’s Resurrection

A lot happened on that first Easter Sunday morning. Unfortunately, it takes a ton of spade work in Bible study in order to piece together a chronological list of it all. So, I thought it would be helpful if I … Continue reading

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The Link Between Christ’s Resurrection and the Christian’s Repentance

But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. (Romans 8:11, N.K.J.V.) … Continue reading

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When Church Work Becomes a Burden

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

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The Cursed Crown

Crowns have historically been the ultimate sign of power and authority. Only kings and queens get to legitimately wear legitimate crowns. The most valuable crown in the world these days is St. Edward’s Crown, which is the centerpiece of the … Continue reading

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Truly Experiencing Easter

Pastor Richard Kapfer once suggested that churches should conduct a completely different type of Easter Sunday service than the one we usually do. For starters, he said that we should make our sanctuaries as bland and as barren of color … Continue reading

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Matthew 27:50-54

A friend of mine recently sent me a text asking about Matthew 27:50-54. I promised him I would devote a blog post to the answer, and so here it is. I also told him that it’s always surprised me that … Continue reading

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When Jesus Used Jonah As a Sign

“Jonah” series: (post #6) Then some of the scribes and Pharisees answered, saying, “Teacher, we want to see a sign from You.” But He answered and said to them, “An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no … Continue reading

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“Christian Verses” Podcast: Matthew 16:21

The Coronavirus is making for a strange Easter this year because the vast majority of churches are choosing not to assemble themselves together in their buildings. Some churches are doing “drive in” type services wherein people sit in their cars … Continue reading

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When a Nightmare Becomes a Reality

6’10, 235 pound Darrall Imhoff was a great basketball player. He was a two-time All American at the University of California, was a starter on that school’s 1959 team that won the NCAA championship, won a gold medal as a … Continue reading

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