Easter - Nailing Our Sins to the Cross
The season of Lent is a penitential season of preparation that leads up to Resurrection Sunday. This Lent we have studied six of the so called seven serious sins. The snow day in February pushed anger to next week. This serious look at our sin should heighted for us our joy on this Sunday when we see what God has done to forgive us all our sins. Today truly is a day for rejoicing. The sting of death is sin and the wages of sin is death, but thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. As our deeper look at sin gives us more of an appreciation of this day, so also a deeper look at our victory will give us a deeper appreciation of this day. Paul paints a vivid picture using four scenes to show us what Christ has done for us. They show us four blessings that are ours because of Christ, that are ours as Christians. Two internal blessings and two external blessings.