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Easter is God's answer to the curse of sin and death. Every generation has faced the corruption and separation that came from Adam and Eve’s sinful taste. This curse kills the soul as well as the body, creating a barrier to the Lord of Life that no human could cross. None of us can kill death—only God could thwart it.
When we travel, we rely on signs to get us to our destination. But sometimes we don’t see signs because they are hidden, poorly lit, or simply unreadable.
Previously, we looked at how Jesus used His resurrection to transform anxiety into confident joy, and His knowledge to comfort sadness and produce passion. Now, we’ll look at two other ways Christ’s resurrection can change lives.
My brother and I owned a dilapidated 1983 Toyota truck in high school. Despite the scratched paint and many repair issues, its worst fault was the trouble it took to get started. The faulty connection between the cable and battery post forced us into the habit of “bump starting” the truck—parking on a descent and using momentum to start the engine. All that trouble was the result of a simple problem—a disconnection from the power source.