Resurrection Joy

Feeling this all over again. Ahhh, the resurrection!

JACKIE LEA SOMMERS

I love Easter.  This is– hands down– my favorite holiday.  This weekend, I have taken some time to reflect on the cross of Christ, the darkness of the Saturday in between, and the power and rejoicing of the resurrection Sunday.

As someone who often finds it hard to ground myself in the present time– one who is always anxiously anticipating that which lies ahead for me– I stand in awe of my savior, who knew for all eternity that the cross would be the climax of his story.  How could he bear it?  Death must have been such a relief.

Perhaps it was that he not only knew what was ahead in the cross– but even further ahead, in the resurrection.  I am unspeakably proud of my rescuer.

Blessings on your Easter, friends.  May you find deep joy in this mighty rescue, peace in knowing that God understands our…

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One thought on “Resurrection Joy

  1. Jackie,

    Happy Easter! Your line here rings starkest and most powerfully in my head: “I am unspeakably proud of my rescuer.” Yes! What a perfect response, and what worship-filled love. The thought of his love makes me smile and sink deeply into it.

    Thanks,
    Jennifer Dougan
    www,jenniferdougan.com

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