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Death & Resurrection Of Christ: Reflection On Redemption

John 3:16  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

The Death and Resurrection of Christ: A Reflection on Redemption

The story of our LORD and Savior – Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection- is the cornerstone of our Christian faith. His crucifixion embodying the profound mysteries of redemption, sacrifice, and eternal life. Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and ultimate resurrection was a long and painful road which led to pivotal events and significance, in which His blood redeemed us, sinners – and offered us salvation and eternity. And that His whole mission in life was to help sinners and bring them to salvation, and to fulfill the scriptures and do all according to His Father’s will and purpose. The great light of the world!

John 8: 12  Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

The Ultimate Sacrifice

Jesus Christ’s crucifixion on the cross was the culmination of a life lived in perfect obedience to God’s will. It was a moment that bore the weight of humanity’s sins, a sacrifice made out of boundless love. The Gospels recount how Jesus, betrayed by one of his own, was subjected to mockery, scourging, and ultimately, death on a cross—a punishment reserved for the worst of criminals.

John 3:17  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

The Victory Over Death

But the greatest love story in the history of time- did not end at the cross. No! Three days later, the tomb where Jesus was laid was found empty. He had risen, just as He promised. This miraculous event, attested by numerous witnesses, marked the defeat of death and the promise of eternal life. The resurrection is a testament to the power of God and the hope of salvation for all who believe in Him.

John 3:15  That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life.

The Meaning for Humanity

The death and resurrection of Christ offers a message of hope and redemption. It is a call to turn away from sin and embrace a new life in Christ. Through His sacrifice, Jesus opened the way for reconciliation with God, offering forgiveness and the promise of eternal life with Him.

1 John 2:25  And this is the promise that He Himself made to us: eternal life.

Christ defeated death. He rose from the grave and gave witness to those to see that He was in fact the Christ, and the anointed One!  He gave of Himself so that we may live forever.

He has RISEN! Hallelujah!  Praise The King of kings and LORD of lords! Amen!

Matthew 28:6  He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

This Blessed Resurrection Sunday 

I invite everyone to deeply ponder and reflect the depth of Christ’s unparalleled love-and the hope His resurrection brings to every true believer. It is a story that continues to inspire and transform lives, offering a message of eternal significance, glory and exaltation, which should also reinforce our never-ending thanks!

A Prayer of Gratitude and Hope

“Dear Heavenly Father, we stand in awe of Your love, demonstrated through the sacrifice of Your Son, Jesus Christ. We are eternally grateful for the gift of salvation made possible by His death and resurrection. May our lives reflect the hope and redemption found only in Him and through Him. Please Father, strengthen our faith, fill us with Your love, and guide us in Your truth, all the days of our lives until we are called home where we will live with You for all eternity, In Jesus’ name, Amen.” 


C D SWANSON is an Author and freelance writer, a contributor to various websites, a member of Faithwriters, and has a website. It is her greatest joy to write what’s in her heart, and thus her favorite form of expression is in her devotionals. She and her husband share a deep love of God and dote on their fur baby Mickey. Retired Director from Long Term Healthcare, she continues to be an advocate for many. To check out other writings of this author you can go here:

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