He Is Risen! Indeed!



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The Disciples Peter and John Running to the Sepulchre on the Morning of the Resurrection (1898) by Eugène Burnand, based on John 20:1-4

“Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, ‘They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!’ So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first.”

The following is a dramatic reading of the story of Easter in Matthew 28:1-8 (KJV)

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In 2018, Easter fell on the same day as April Fool’s Day. The following 3-minute video is former atheist and bestselling author Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel) quickly summarizing the evidence for the resurrection of Jesus, showing that it’s no joke.

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