Catechism 50

What does Christ’s resurrection mean for us? Christ triumphed over sin and death by being physically resurrected, so that all who trust in him are raised to new life in this world and to everlasting life in the world to come. Just as we will one day be resurrected, so this world will one day be restored. ButContinue reading “Catechism 50”

Catechism 24

Why was it necessary for Christ, the Redeemer, to die? Since death is the punishment for sin, Christ died willingly in our place to deliver us from the power and penalty of sin and bring us back to God. By his substitutionary atoning death, he alone redeems us from hell and gains for us forgivenessContinue reading “Catechism 24”

Family Tree

…and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. (Revelation 22:2)         What a father did once when an apple looked sweet             sent tremors shaking through the earth,                         breaking roots, severing limbs,          Continue reading “Family Tree”