"Why celebrate Easter?" That's an honest question that was put to me recently by a man who is deeply interested in religion, though intentionally not part of any orthodox Christian tradition. His question is one that many believers seldom ask. But why IS Easter so important? What's the big deal? Why do we celebrate?
What is the resurrection and why does it matter for the Christian faith? Hear Dr. Ben Witherington share about its uniqueness and significance for every believer.
Mary had returned to the tomb with the male disciples, but she did not leave like them. She lingered at the tomb, weeping and mourning.
What should Christians believe about heaven, hell, and purgatory? Jerry Walls' recent work on the last things is a fascinating exploration into some of the deepest realms of Christian thought. Check out the review by Drew McIntyre today on the blog.
The life, death, and resurrection of Jesus reenact and fulfill the Old Testament story.
After Jesus died and was resurrected, he ascended to the right hand of the Father after remaining with his disciples for 40 days. Though we tend to think of the ascension as an afterthought, in this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Steve Seamands reveals how Jesus' leaving our world was just as crucial as his life, death, and resurrection.
Jesus’ death and resurrection achieves God’s ultimate victory over sin, brokenness, and injustice and opens an abundant future for all who trust in him. It also provides a grand reversal—the church, now as Israel, is supposed to "Go" out to all the nations. Read more from Brian Russell.
The gospel calls all of God’s people to engage in acts of witness to the surrounding world.
In this Seven Minute Seminary video, James Swanson casts a vision for ministry in the pattern of the resurrected Jesus, who appeared to his disciples on the road to Emmaus.
Jesus Christ lived, died, and rose from the grave for more than just our forgiveness. In today's Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Matt O'Reilly explains the critical connection between Christ's resurrection and our holiness.
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