Today is Easter Sunday
Original derivation of that word - Spring
a. now we'll be having nice warm weather.
b. spring fashion - Easter parades
To us, Easter means Jesus has arisen
Let the Earth resound the fact that Jesus Lives
I. Victorious over the Grave
A. Defying the laws of the universe
1. All living things must die
a. flowers that live for a day
b. redwoods that live for hundreds of years
c. foolish to deny physical death but we have a hope.
d. William Channing, "None knew just [unclear] He passed on that quiet Sabbath morning. But
He died looking eastward as if expectant of another dawn."
2. He overcame death