The Importance Of The Resurrection Of Jesus

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It is finished. When Jesus spoke these words, he was speaking of the fulfillment of the scriptures, the inauguration of the Kingdom redemption, and the kick off to the new exodus. He was the perfect, sinless, blameless lamb crucified to absorb all evil, to wipe away the wrongdoing of human rebellion and confirm God’s signing of the new covenant. God’s ultimate rescue by sacrifice. His death represented the cleansing of the temple, defeating the kingdom of darkness, and taking our punishment of death upon Himself. Jesus became our new king of a kingdom purchased at the cost of His life through a brutal, unimaginable suffering. For every human being, past, present and future, for the gift of our salvation, for our sins. Does this matter? The resurrection of Jesus is a key element of the victory. He rose three days after His human heartbeat ceased. It signified the rebuilding of the temple (John 2:19 “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”), infusing God into the world through His existence in the temple of Jesus, whose presence dwells in each one of His followers today. Furthermore, the final victory over …show more content…
We pick up our swords and continue to battle the darkness, because we receive His authority, and in His name, we become warriors. We continue to bring heaven to earth as we carry out His kingdom work of casting out demons, witnessing to miracles, and healing the sick. It is through His Holy Spirit in us that we can live out the Beatitudes, living from His spirit of agape love. We can live differently than the rest of the world, setting a higher standard of living because of who He is and who we are in Him. His modeling and His teachings would not be possible for us to live out without Him. His teachings would be futile, and our faith would be empty without the Holy Spirit, which is only possible because of his death sacrifice and

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