Monday, April 13, 2009

The Day After Easter

There are several things for sure, the day after Easter; the colored eggs are not as brightly colored, the chocolate bunny will never walk or hear again, the new clothes will never be new again and the grass in the basket will never be back in the basket but still found in a multitude of places this time next year! Oh yes, and now that Easter has come and gone all the stores will start putting out their Halloween junk.

Unlike the fading effect of the Easter season, that gives way to the next holiday cycle, the reality of Easter will never lose it's eternal power to change lives! Jesus Christ is really the same yesterday, today and forever and after all He has much more to offer than your local mall.

When Jesus stepped out of the tomb it was as if He cried for all of eternity to hear, "It Worked"! God's plan for the redemption of lost humanity has been successfully accomplished through the finished work of Jesus Christ on the cross. The resurrection of Jesus signaled the Father's acceptance of the sacrifice given. 1 Peter 3:18 states the unchanging truth like this ... "For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, in order that He might bring us to God ..." And Romans 4:25 adds, "He who was delivered up because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification."

"The Day After Easter," is just another day ... the next day ... to tell your world that Jesus Christ is alive and waiting to be the answer for their lives. By the way, telling people of God's love will have a much greater impact if you show them God's love. Hey, it's back ... "Show and Tell!" ... go figure!

Happy Day After Easter!

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