Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Easter-Resurrection Day Message 2014

           This is my yearly post on Easter or as a lot of Christians call it Resurrection day. I’ve done three of these I believe, all dealing with the physical resurrection of Jesus Christ. This one will be a bit different, so read on please:

      First a quick lesson on Jewish temple practices. As many of you but not all,  probably know in the Old Testament temple there was a special room called the Holy of Holies. Inside was the ark of the covenant-when they still had it. It was maybe three to four feet long and wide enough for someone to sit on it. It had poles stuck into each side so it could be carried. Angels sat on either side of the center. Once a year the high Priest would go in with a bowl of blood from a sacrificed lamb. He would sprinkle it on what was known as the mercy seat of God. This way the people’s sins would be covered for a year. The priest would wear clothes God designed and he had a rope tired around his middle that trailed behind him. The rope was in case he died--either by a natural cause or if God killed him for judgement--and he would be pulled out of the Holy of Holies with the rope because no one else could go in there and live. 

Today thanks to Jesus’s death we can go in there, without a rope. God’s judgement has been satisfied and those of us who believe it and have received his Mercy and Grace have been cleansed of our sins therefore have nothing to worry about in heaven or in any building here on Earth. Here is a link to a song video that acts out the Priest’s trip into the Holy of Holies and how later on in it the singers are in the Holy of Holies symbolizing that we are free of God’s Judgement. We can step to God the Father and not be rejected or turned away for any reason.

Here the video:

And here are a some verse dealing with the importance of the Resurrection of Jesus after His death for our sins-in our place.

And I will add that not only do we have right standing with God and complete forgiveness of sins but Joy unspeakable and a Peace that passes understanding and a Love that goes beyond humn knowledge. The inner peace comes from knowing someone as big as God and that our eternity is with Him not the place of judgement. 

All of this is what makes Easter--The Resurrection Day where celebrate Jesus coming back alive wonderful. We see He is the Son of God, that He is our Kinsman redeemer--buying us back from where we sold ourselves, The Joy and Peace Giver, that our sins--rebellion against God-has been totally forgiven, It is a great event to celebrate.

__Romans 1:1-4 
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God, 2(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) 3Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; 4And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:__

__1st Corinthians 15: 17-21

And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. 18Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. 19If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. 20But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept. 21For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. ___

___Rom 10: 9 King James V.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.___

____John 14:26 and 27
26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. 27 Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. ____

___1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:___ 

Too more Videos that talk about this Greeat event.

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