Happy Easter to you!
I hope while you enjoy the Easter candy and maybe a family cookout, you also know and understand the significance of the Good News and why we are celebrating. We celebrate Christ’s victory and the freedom we were given through Christ Jesus, who died for us on the cross.
Could you imagine what it would take to be the highest King and having all the privileges and rights a kingdom brings and giving it up so your people wouldn’t have to die? We didn’t even know that we were sentenced to death for the things we do. But Jesus, the King of kings, knew and was coming to our rescue. The Old Testament in the Bible explains the requirements for sin offerings. It takes a perfect, clean, unblemished animal’s blood to atone for one’s sin. Jesus was THE perfect creation and He died so we would not have to.
What does that mean? Will you die? (more…)