Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Cross, the Resurrection, and Monday Morning

On Easter, we joyfully celebrate the cross and the resurrection. On this special Sunday, we thank the Lord for His unspeakable sacrifice on Calvary, and we rejoice in the display of His incredible power evidenced by the empty tomb.

But what about Monday? What difference does the resurrection make in your life as you pour milk into your Cheerios on Monday morning?  Shouldn’t an event of this magnitude change our lives?

The Resurrection of Christ not only has the power to change our eternal destiny, but it reveals a power that has the ability to forever alter every aspect of our lives—our responses, our relationships, our perspectives, our very motives.

I wonder how our lives would change if we understood and daily experienced “..what is the exceeding greatness of his power to us-ward who believe, according to the working of his mighty power, Which he wrought in Christ, when he raised him from the dead, and set him at his own right hand in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 1:19–20). Continue reading