Your sins are forgiven! Why do I say this? Because the resurrection of Jesus helps us believe that Jesus is truly divine and is the lord of life, death, sin and redemption. To the crowd looking at the paralytic He asked: Which is easier to say? ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Get up and walk?’ But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins… He said to the paralytic, “I tell you, get up, pick up your mat, and go home. He stood up immediately before them, picked up what he had been lying on, and went home, glorifying God. Then astonishment seized them all and they glorified God, and, struck with awe, they said, “We have seen incredible things today.” Well, the resurrection is pretty incredible. Jesus promises eternal life but he also promises eternal peace of mind and heart. His resurrection is the proof of his credibility and the guarantee of his promises. Let us rejoice in Him!
Thanks to all who have made our Holy Week and Easter services enjoyable and uplifting. There are too many people to single out. May our Lord bless each of you! Happy Easter!