THE BEST NEWS THE WORLD EVER HAD CAME FROM A GRAVE YARD
“The King is Dead; long live the King.”
With those words, many a monarch has passed from the scene, only to be succeeded by another. But in the case of Christ, the King of the Jews, the phrase takes on added significance.
Never before had a king died only to succeed himself to the throne. But Christ did:
Never before had a man been crucified and buried only to emerge bodily three days later. But Christ did:
Never before had a man endured such human hatred in order to demonstrate such divine love. But the Son of Man did:
No other: event in human history could be so aptly described as “old, yet ever new.”
No other: single piece of good news has brought more comfort, more encouragement, and more peace to more people than the ringing declaration…
“HE is RISEN!”
You draw breath every day because HE lets you and HE lets you because HIS purpose for your life is to tell everyone about Jesus.
If you and I are not sharing the gospel with others then we have not heard it ourselves!