Easter Stories and Sermons
Nova Publishers, 2003 - 173 sider
Easter is not about mauve hats nor chocolate Easter bunnies. What it is about is joy -- the joy (and therefore hope) of the resurrection from death of the Lord Jesus Christ. The thought behind this book was to gather stories related to Easter's message and blend them with some particularly piercing sermons given on Easter Day when perhaps some inspiration might have seeped through the cobblestones of society's day-to-day clatter. And surely life, society and daily thinking have changed immensely during the last 20 centuries, 20 years and perhaps even 20 minutes. Yet, if one reads the biblical texts, the overriding concerns of the people of that time do not differ much from our own. Jesus Christ's resurrection from death brought about a large-scale change in life's equation, however. The message is not hard to understand even in today's world. It is hoped that this modest book will remind readers of what they should already know.
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In Rome Under The Old Papal Regime 1870
Easter In Greece
Eggrolling In Washington
On The Island Of Ischia
The Russian Easter
The Odour Of The Ointment
The Appearances Of The Risen Lord
The Women And The Angels
The Appearances In Jerusalem
The Appearances In Galilee
The Final Appearance In Bethany
The Resurrection Body Of The Risen Lord
The Easter Hare
The Bells Of The Kremlin
Easter In Jerusalem 1835
The Easter Vision
Blessing The Fields
Blessing The Fields In Italy
Their Eyes Were Opened
The Easter Sermon Of St John Chrysostom
The Great Companion Is Dead
An Easter Message
Christs Resurrection A Proof Of Ours
The Day Of Days
The Emmaus Road
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Side 23 - And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou ? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.
Side 40 - And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them. And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
Side 13 - Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, woven from the top throughout. They said therefore among themselves, Let us not rend it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be...
Side 24 - Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you. And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained.
Side 171 - My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee, so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding ; if thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures ; then shalt thou understand the fear of the Lord, and find the knowledge of God.
Side 127 - And certain of them which were with us went to the sepulchre, and found it even so as the women had said: but him they saw not.
Side 24 - But Thomas, one of the twelve, called Didymus, was not with them when Jesus came. The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.
Side 33 - Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou ? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.