THE POWER OF THE RISEN CHRIST

19 April 2019 No Comments by The Northern Standard

In his Easter Message, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Rt Rev Dr Charles McMullen, writes how Jesus continues to come alongside his followers, just as he did in the immediate aftermath of that first Easter, not only to comfort but empower – and how today, with all the negative headlines that surround us, there is a better story.

THE FUll TExT OF THE MODERATOR’S 2019 EASTER MESSAGE
Jesus Christ makes available his incomparably great power to all who believe. As we recount the individual stories of Easter, we experience that same resurrection life being imparted to despairing disciples as they discover that the tomb in which Christ was buried is now empty. The risen Christ draws alongside followers locked behind closed doors for fear and as they see his wounds they experience great joy and deep peace. Thomas has his doubts answered as Jesus addresses him personally. Each of Peter’s denials is cancelled out as….

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