The Defining Moment of Human Civilization
What good is grace? Jesus preached repentance and forgiveness, but what good are such things in a fallen world? With so much evil, with war and flood, with famine and disease, with poverty and death, what good does it do to preach grace? In the face of such evil it seems like the grace of God isn't enough. It feels like Jesus was a good man, a man with lofty ideals, but a man who ultimately died on the cross, along with all of his lofty ideals.
But Grace wasn't finished when Christ died on the Cross. After three days, three days when it seemed like the grace of God had lost and evil had won, something extraordinary happened. Grace defeated death, and Jesus Christ, full of the grace of God, came back to life.
The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the inescapable miracle of Christianity. Without the Resurrection the grace of God loses the fight against death and Jesus was nothing more than another false prophet. The Resurrection proves that Jesus was who he said he was, the one chosen by God to save the world by grace. We call this chosen one "Christ" after the greek word for "anointed one." So when we say "Jesus Christ" we are not just affirming that Jesus lived and died. We are affirming that Jesus was who he said he was, the most important person to ever live, the Christ, the Son of God. And we can testify that Jesus is the Christ because his Resurrection proves he is the Christ. For what mere man has ever defeated death? Hearts may start and stop, a brain may restart after a coma, but none have ever touched death and returned by their own power, except for Jesus Christ.
So on Easter Christians celebrate and remember the most important event in all of history. And we want you to experience the power of that event with us. The power of Grace, the power that Jesus used to defeat death, is available to anyone who asks for it, for anyone willing to admit that they need it.
So join us on March 27 at 11:00 AM, and experience for yourself the power of grace.