The Beauty of an Empty Tomb

sunrise-tree.jpgNormally when a family member walks into an empty tomb there is distress, sadness and a mad dash to call the authorities. But when we, the members of God’s family see our Savior’s empty grave, we rejoice for why would we seek the living among the dead?

The supernatural validation that authenticates our faith is the resurrection of Christ. It is God’s signature on the canvas of Calvary’s suffering sacrifice. The angel told us to not be afraid for Jesus rose from the dead just as He said he would.

“He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay” Matthew 28:6

Christ’s resurrection represents the God-head’s conquering victory over sin and death through the foreordination of the Father , the obedience of the Son, and the power of the Spirit. In this redemptive work we find renewal and comfort and a salvation from every affect of sin.

Death has lost its sting and life eternal belongs to us. Mercy has been shown to the undeserved. Grace beyond description has been given to the rebellion. Love is our new signature.

Rejoice in Him always and again I, with the testament of the New Covenant say, “Rejoice!”

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About ostrakinos

Pastoral sojourner in the world. Raising up four daughters. Citizen of earth. Resident of heaven. Taking ten looks at Christ.

Posted on March 23, 2008, in Doctrine/Theology, Meditation/Reflections. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. “Death has lost its sting and life eternal belongs to us. Mercy has been shown to the undeserved. Grace beyond description has been given to the rebellion. Love is our new signature.” I think this is a beautiful paragraph. Could I use it in a video I’m making?

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