FREERANGE FRIDAY: STILL EASTER! WHAT NOW?

Godspacelight | 4/26/2019 | Staff
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Jesus’s death and then resurrection changes everything for his followers.

Even though Jesus warned them what was going to happen, that he would be handed over to the authorities and arrested and killed, I’m not sure they really believed him …they were still fighting over who would be greatest in the Kingdom.

Resurrection

They weren’t really prepared for the resurrection. Maybe you weren’t either.

The kingdom wasn’t coming the way they thought!

Jesus

They thought they would have longer with Jesus!

They wished they’d taken better notes on all he said!

Why didn’t we listen more carefully?

So now what? What do we do now ?

Jesus

Jesus appears to them.

Jesus isn’t dead!

Jesus - Way

Jesus is inviting them to think and live in a different way.

Resurrection is now a way to Live! And Easter is still happening!

Have we already forgotten?

Have we gotten busy and put away the Easter baskets and gone on to the next thing?

Chance - Resurrection - Sunday - Bed - Infection

chance to remember that the Resurrection happened and we get to celebrate again! I’m really excited because I spent Easter Sunday in bed with a sinus infection and had to cancel all the things I’d planned, even our thinplace worship gathering.

It’s great to have a second Sunday to experience Easter, especially those of us who work on Easter Sunday! People in ministry don’t always get to experience Easter in the midst of helping others experience the wonder. Or if we are working outside the church, we might not have felt it was Easter at all, or maybe life just happened and Easter didn’t.

News - Easter

The Good News is: It’s still Easter!

lasts until Pentecost which is June 9th this year.

Easter - Days

So what would help you remember Easter in the coming days?

Here are some Ideas to help you “keep Easter” going!

Rock - Stone - Front - Jesus - Tomb

1. Find a rock that will represent the stone that was in front of Jesus’s tomb. Each day hold it in your hand...
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