“Look at my hand and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.” (Luke 24:39)
I am certain that the vast majority of you recall passion play that we produced years ago that was titled, “King of Kings.” Do you remember the line in the play when one of prisoners said, “How can a dead king give me eternal life?” A dead king cannot give such a gift. However, a living and resurrected King can! It is clear from our text that Jesus rose from the dead physically, thereby conquering our worst enemy for us! The mighty Saviour has crushed death into the dust, and we are rescued!
Believe, rejoice, and proclaim Jesus, O Church of Christ!
In the risen King,