The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation His life His crucifixion and His resurrection.
To a Christian Easter Sunday means everything when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The supernatural birth of Christ his miracles his resurrection and ascension remain eternal truths whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
The foundation of our religion is a basis of fact - the fact of the birth ministry miracles death resurrection by the Evangelists as having actually occurred within their own personal knowledge.
I think that the core doctrines of Christianity - the incarnation the resurrection life after death-these are as strong as ever. In fact the belief in life after death has increased in this century.
I believe that his death and resurrection transformed humanity's relationship with God.
Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection the past then lives in your words and you are free.
Every spiritual tradition has this idea of death and resurrection. It's not unique to Christianity.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking.
It is often when night looks darkest it is often before the fever breaks that one senses the gathering momentum for change when one feels that resurrection of hope in the midst of despair and apathy.
I think the amazing thing about gospel music is that not only does it lift up the death and resurrection of our Lord which is consistent with the Gospel but it is uniquely communicated depending upon the generation.
Here is the amazing thing about Easter the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.
While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain guilt and loneliness of our present life.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection not in books alone but in every leaf in springtime.