Bunnies, eggs, chocolate.
Wooden crosses, nails, blood.
The dichotomy between the events of the first Easter and what society has made it today couldn’t be wider.
But our Lord is bigger than commercialism.
He’s bigger than bombs and terrorists and politicians and governments.
Now more than ever the world needs to know THIS:
If He could break through death, He can certainly break through to our hearts.
And so this Easter, if you’re struggling with current events, loss of a loved one, discouragement, or pain, know that Easter is much more than a jelly beans and plastic grass. It’s much more than a fancy new dress and patent leather shoes.
The rush of blood from His pierced side covers you.
The thrusts of thorns upon His head paid for your pain.
The stripes on His back mark your salvation.
And the best part?
His Kingdom has no end,
knows no bounds,
dries all tears,
rights all wrongs,
pays every debt,
silences every lie,
stands for every truth,
hears every cry,
eliminates all pain,
cures all disease,
embraces every vagabond,
magnifies every overlooked,
calms every fear,
takes every burden,
and makes everything new.
Easter for you, and for me, is freedom.
Praise the Lord, He is risen, indeed!
Have a blessed, victorious Easter, dear friends!