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Resurrection Day 2010: All Things New

April 1, 2010
Mark Alexander

“It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favors.” — George Washington

The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, appropriately celebrated in our country each year as the dormant winter season yields to new spring growth, is the foundation of our belief that life can arise miraculously from the hard darkness of apparent death, thus bringing great hope to us even in the bleakest of winters.

I live in an area of our great country where the seasons are well defined, but spring is my favorite. As March closes, I am treated to the miraculous emergence of new life from the winter cold, and I marvel at God’s expression through the splendid colors on branch and ground where the restoration of life had been awaiting its cue.

But the hope that we Christians have is a hope greater than merely the changing of seasons.

The story continues …..

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