I hope you are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus today with your family and friends. He is risen indeed!
We are headed to our older son's church this morning, then back to his house to cook out and spend the afternoon together.
If you can't make it to church, here is a wonderful sermon by John Piper, both text and audio.
Scripture: 1 Peter 1: 3-9
The Power of Hope
...That's how a 2,000-year-old resurrection reaches my heart and begets hope: it certifies to me that because Jesus bore my sins on the cross, God is for me and not against me; and it declares that this Jesus who loved me and gave himself for me is alive and present and caring at every moment of my life. Thank you, Jesus!...
Music: The Power of the Cross
Have a blessed Easter Day with your loved ones and family.
I'm a huge fan of Elisabeth Elliot and I had never read this poem by her: