What the Resurrection means and why it matters

Apr 17, 2017 by

by Martin Davie: On Easter Sunday the Church of England, like other Christian churches, celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this post I am going to explore two questions. ‘What does it mean to say that Jesus Christ rose again from the dead?’ and ‘Why does the resurrection matter?’ What...

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Christ’s conquest of death sets us free before God

Apr 16, 2017 by

by Dr Campbell Campbell-Jack, TCW: The most important words ever spoken are, ‘He is risen. He is risen indeed’. There, in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, we encounter the pivotal point of all history. Jesus, God incarnate, suffered and died on the cross, was buried – and rose...

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Prime Minister’s Easter Message

Apr 16, 2017 by

from Conservative Home: Theresa May – People must feel able to speak about faith – “and that absolutely includes their faith in...

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He is risen! Hallelujah! Let us speak more about the Resurrection of Christ

Apr 16, 2017 by

by Archbishop Cranmer: Could it be true? He is risen? Who moved the stone? Evil has been overcome? Death has lost its sting? Creation is restored? The Messianic promise has been fulfilled? Fairy tales and nonsense. Fiction and myth. Delusion and psychological crutch. We no longer live in a world...

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Easter is a time of suffering but also a time of great hope as Christians overcome persecution

Apr 16, 2017 by

by George Carey, The Sun: The growing climate of hostility against Christians in many parts of the world is only serving to strengthen our faith. ARSENE WENGER, my favourite football manager, apparently once said: “Christmas is important but Easter is decisive.” He got it absolutely right. Easter,...

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The Resurrection Difference

Apr 16, 2017 by

by George W Rutler, Crisis Magazine: At the Yorktown surrender in 1781, the British band played a tune traditional to the ballad “The World Turned Upside Down.” In the 1640s the ballad had been written as a broadside against the suppression of Christmas festivities by the Puritan parliament. In...

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