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all the fuss about?" the skeptic asked. "What are you Christians
celebrating anyway?" "Nothing," I responded, absolutely
The angel of the Lord proclaimed:
"He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the
place where He was lying." (Matthew 28:6 NASB)
the message of Christianity unique. Most world religions have a monument
that enshrines their founders in marble and granite as a tribute to their
lives and teachings.
Christians have no monuments
with the remains of their founder. They took Him from the cross and placed
Him in a borrowed tomb. Death and Hell could not keep Him. On the first
Easter He burst through the ashen grip of the tomb, defeating the powers
of Satan, leaving "nothing" where His cold body was!
us power. Sin had a death grip on our lives. It defeated us and lead to
spiritual death. He gives us power to live a productive spiritual life.
The risen Lord transforms our lives because He breaks the power of sin.
us hope. They stripped Him of His clothes, beat Him, and placed a crown
of thorns on His head. They drove spikes through His flesh onto a cross
made from rugged timbers. The heat of the sun beat upon His head as they
spit in His face and mocked His name.
They thrust a sword under
his rib cage and pierced His heart. The Romans took His cold, sweaty, pale
body from the cross and threw it into a cold damp tomb. This was a dark,
bleak, hopeless day.
What was in the tomb Easter
Sunday? "Nothing!" Blessed be the name of the Lord. "Nothing!"