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Easter Sunday

April 21

Christ has risen! He has risen indeed!

The festival of the Resurrection of the Lord (or Easter Sunday) is the center of the Christian year. On this occasion, the church joyfully proclaims the good news that is at the very heart of the gospel: that Jesus Christ is risen from the dead.

Easter is not simply the miracle of a dead person raised from the grave, but a celebration of power that can shatter death in order that people can freely serve the God of life. In the resurrection of Christ, God’s awesome purposes were on display, revealing a radically new world of peace and harmony and equality and mutuality, about which we can only dream. The Lord of the future has been disclosed to us. Both the incarnation at Christmas and the resurrection at Easter testify to the lordship of Christ. …

On Easter we glimpse a new landscape — the age to come — and experience a sense of holy awe at the significance of the resurrection for human life. The shape of the age to come reveals a new people of God, a new humanity.

Read more about Easter at presbyterianmission.org


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First Presbyterian Church of Concord
1965 Colfax Street
Concord, CA 94520 United States
(925) 676-7177