The Victory of Christ’s Death and Resurrection

The apostle Paul says this in 1 Corinthians 15:54-58,      “54 When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written:      “Death is swallowed up in victory.”        55 “O death, where is your victory?       O death, where is your sting?”        56 The sting of death …

Paul’s Proof of the Resurrection

Acts 17:1-3 (ESV) says this, “Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews. 2 And Paul went in, as was his custom, and on three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures, 3 explaining and proving that it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead, and saying, “This …

Jesus Reveals His Glory

During the season of Epiphany, which begins on January 6th and generally runs until the beginning of Lent, the readings from Scripture are focused on the theme of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ being revealed.  In John 2:1-11,  we have the record of Christ miraculously changing water into wine at a marriage celebration in Cana.  Jesus came to this wedding …