The Ascension of Jesus into Heaven was like the firing of the starter’s gun at a track meet, or the click of the stopwatch. The timer is going; the countdown to the Last Day began when Jesus ascended into Heaven. Time is now measured and limited. How are we to live in these Last Days? […]
Hope is described as firm and secure; it is pictured as an anchor that holds down your soul and keeps it from drifting away. Just as an anchor tethers a ship to the ocean bottom, so too hope tethers you to Christ who has risen from the dead!
The most important event in Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead! The resurrection is the foundation of the Christian faith, and it is what separates Christianity from all other world religions.
Spiritually speaking, we are in the coffin and on our way to the cemetery in sin! We need Jesus to have compassion on us and intervene on our behalf —– otherwise we will all die in our sin; without Jesus, we all would be dead and buried forever!