The Resurrection and Your Life

easter, resurrection, seasons

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life, He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.” John 11:25 (NKJV)

My husband and I spent Spring Break taking our son, Ben, on a couple of college tours in Eastern Washington. At times I feel beyond excited for this new season. I’m watching Ben grow and mature and I’m proud of the man he is becoming. Then, out of nowhere, I’m in a pile of tears. Life will never be the same for our family once Ben graduates and leaves home.

New Seasons

New seasons bring both death and life. Sorrow and joy. Grief and delight. The key to moving through these transitions is trusting God with the process and believing that He holds our lives in His hands. We can count on a risen Savior.

Resurrection

After Christ’s resurrection He remained on earth for 40 days. We rarely think about the gift that this was to his disciples and to us, even today. He took that time to convince them of His resurrection; to answer honest questions from disciples like Thomas. Jesus continued to shepherd His people with loving compassion and commissioned them to “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations…” (Matthew 28:18-20, ESV).

Your Life

He does the same for us. Throughout all of the changes and transitions of our lives, Jesus remains the same. We can count on His resurrection to bring us redemption, reconciliation, and true everlasting life.

As we celebrate what Jesus has done for us this Easter, let’s remember His sacrifice, His patience, His suffering, His compassion, and His everlasting love. And in remembering the resurrection, may our lives be changed—today and for eternity.

easter, resurrection, savior, seasons, Charles H. Spurgeon

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How does remembering the resurrection transform your life today? Comment below, I’d love to hear from you!

  1. In today’s world of negativity and fear, I praise God for the Resurrection. Knowing that there is an open door waiting for me at the end, to bring me to a bright and beautiful place makes me strong to deal with this world now and try and help others walk through that door with me at the end. :) Praise God for what He has done for us!

  2. Remembering the resurrection is amazing. I love sitting and thinking what it would have been like to be there when the stone was rolled away. Can you imagine!!!! Maree

  3. I love that Jesus remains the same. He’s a rock. I, too, am going through the transition of sending a child off to college in the fall (and also in Washington). Thank you for this encouragement! Visiting from #RaRalinkup

  4. Angela, this is such good news that no matter what changes are taking place in my life, Jesus is the one constant.
    I pray you will be comforted by this as you face this big transition with your son going off to college and all the emotions that brings. I already got teary-eyed as I sensed the bittersweetness of it all! :-)
    Sending you hugs!
    Marva | SunSparkleShine

  5. I’m always humbled when I think about how God left us the gift of His very presence living inside of us—the Holy Spirit. The same power that raised Jesus from the dead lives!

  6. I, too, will be entering the send-your-kid-off-to-college phase this fall. Even though he’ll only be about 3 hours away, it will still be so different only having 2 kids at home most of the time. Time flies, doesn’t it?!

    So thankful for Jesus’ triumph over death! Thanks for sharing at Literacy Musing Mondays.

  7. Visiting you from Heart-Encouragement-Thursday. Life holds so many unknowns, and without the Lord holding us up and showing Himself faithful we are without hope. The Resurrection is all about hope for all of life, for now and eternity. Psalm 73:25-26 reminds us, “Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of m heart and my portion forever.” Thank you Jesus. May your soul be refreshed in our Risen Lord who gives us new hope for each day.

  8. Angela, I am in the midst of a busy season that is filled with transitions and it is comforting to know that Jesus never changes! Jesus loves me, and my faith and trust in Him will see me through any circumstance in my life.

    He is Risen!! Happy a wonderful weekend celebrating Easter! #LiveFreeThursday

    <3 Misty