The enemies of our joy are banished by our Savior’s resurrection:
The finality of death, the fatality of sin, and the seeming futility of life.
“He was delivered over to death for our sins
and was raised to life for our justification” (Romans 4:25).
— Adapted from Max Lucado
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But the Lord is risen today, hath brought us life again,
Wherefore let us all rejoice, Singing loud, with cheerful voice, Hallelujah!
— Martin Luther
The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the crowning proof of Christianity. If the resurrection did not take place, then Christianity is a false religion. If it did take place, then Christ is God and the
— Henry Morris
The resurrection proclamation could not have been maintained in Jerusalem for a single day, for a single hour, if the emptiness of the tomb had not been established as a fact. — Paul Althus