On the first day of the week, Jesus, the new and better Adam, came forth from the grave to inaugurate a new and better faith built upon a new and…
Having fully accomplished our atonement and having fulfilled the Scriptures concerning His death, Jesus willingly died and was buried to reopen the way to Paradise.
Jesus’ crucifixion publicly and powerfully proclaimed redemption for all, profoundly fulfilled prophecy, and provided opportunity for Him to practice law-keeping compassion.
Jesus’ serenity amid the hypocrisy and abuse of those savages in power who were pretending to do justice demonstrated His sovereignty and assures us of hope in Him.
Jesus prayed that His Church would be formed by His word, perfected in real unity, and brought safely home to eternal fellowship with Him in His final glory.