Today is Resurrection Day. A day to celebrate the reality that Jesus is Alive!!!
The women, who had followed Jesus and loved Him, went to the tomb early that morning. As they traveled they discussed among themselves about the fact that they would be unable to roll the stone away from the entrance because of its size. Can you imagine their delight and surprise when they arrived at the entrance of the tomb to find the stone rolled away? Their delight and surprise turned to shock when they realized that not only was the stone rolled away but the body of Jesus was no where to be found.
An angel appeared to Mary and the other women declaring, "Don't be afraid, because I know you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here! For He has been resurrected" (Matthew 28:5-6). Fear does not need to grip us. We too are looking for Jesus. He had been crucified, He had died, He had been buried, but praise the LORD He is now resurrected from the dead. He is alive. He is not in that tomb. Death did not have victory . . . Instead there is VICTORY in that JESUS LIVES.
Praying today for:
(1) The Lake O' the Pines community of Eagle Landing
(2) The State of Missouri
(3) The Nation of Angola
(4) The East Asian Peoples throughout the World