The joy of celebrating our Lord's Resurrection continues on the Second Sunday of Easter and all the Sundays of the year. This joy is not only in our heads or only in our hearts; rather it forms the basis for a new life of hope. The resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ reorders our earthly lives around an entirely new and different set of priorities. He empowers us to confess in our lives and conversations that Jesus is Lord and God.
Google doesn’t acknowledge Easter. Or at least the Google doodle doesn’t.
For the past 18 years, the “doodle” logo atop Google’s home page – which is cleverly altered to recognize a person or holiday — has been empty of any visual reference to the empty tomb of Christ. The irony is delightful.
On Easter Day, we celebrate the astonishing, miraculous resurrection of Jesus, an event that changed the course of history. Yet the whole redemptive work, not only the one phase of the resurrection, is the object of Easter’s celebration.
The new Avengers movie will be released soon, at the end of April. It will be part two of “Avengers: Infinity War” released last year. The villain of the movies is Thanos (the word for ‘Death’ in Greek). In last year’s movie …