Do you know Jesus Christ as ‘The Resurrection and The Life?’ What you believe the Lord to be is what is manifested in your life. The names of Jesus explain what He can do. This post encourages you to exercise your faith in the Lord as the Resurrection and the Life.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this? – John 11:25-26 (NKJV).
The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly – John 10:10 (NKJV).
In this season of Easter celebration, Jesus has more to offer than just remembrance and celebration of His resurrection. He is ever ready to resurrect what is dead or dying in and around you. He is the Resurrection and the Life. Do you believe it?
Martha said that she knew that Lazarus would rise again in the resurrection at the last day, but Jesus’ reply tells her she doesn’t have to wait till the last day; the Resurrection Himself is around – Jesus. Jesus is still around in the person of the Holy Spirit to give life to anything dead or dying in and around you, you don’t have to wait for the resurrection at the last day.
However, it takes faith in Christ as the Resurrection and the Life to have anything rise again. No matter how impossible the case may be, if only you will believe you would see the glory of God (John 11:40). Jesus came that you may have life and that in abundance. He is available to fulfill your number of days and cause you to enjoy your blessings for a longer period of time.
So as you celebrate Christ’s resurrection, also receive Him as the Resurrection and the Life. Exercise your faith in Him to receive back to life what is dead or dying in and around you. Believe in Him that you may see the glory of God in your life.
On the other hand, also believe in Him to have abundant life, to have every part of you working in perfect health because of the life of Jesus in you. This is superior to something dying and coming back to life. Jesus is Life! Believe Him to keep everything in and around you alive, so that you will not experience any breakdown and it shall be so.
I believe that Paul walked in the consciousness of the life of Jesus in him such that he had the power to choose whether to die or to stay alive for the sake of the brethren. Death came in many ways but it couldn’t take hold of him (2 Corinthians 11:23) because he believed in ‘The Life’ in him.
Therefore, in this Easter season, embrace the Lord as ‘the Resurrection and the Life’ and enjoy abundant life.
Happy Easter Celebration!