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It’s Not Over Yet, The Resurrection is our Victory

It’s Not Over Yet, The Resurrection is our Victory

How encouraging it is to know that it’s not over yet. Regardless of what it appears to be, as we walk with God each day is a new beginning. Each day is filled with fresh hope. This hope that we have is because of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ our Great High Priest.

The Resurrection Is Our Victory

There is a beautiful story from long ago. It’s about a Man who had some children that caught a very serious disease.  This disease, if not treated, would have lead to the death of this Man’s prized possessions. Knowing this, the good Man came up with a plan of redemption to save them. This plan would reinstate these children to their right position, where they could live forever without sickness and disease. 

So He decided to give His life so that the children could have new life, even amidst the present condition of disease. The way this works is that when the Master gives His one Life, this life would be sufficient for many. Also, as the Good Master gave His life, His life had the power within itself to resurrect itself. As a result, the Master allowed wicked men to crucify Him, because of the love He had for His little one. In the end, the master saved His children from the serpent. 

The Story Of Salvation

This story is the story of salvation, and the Savour in Question is Jesus Christ our King. He is the resurrected One that died so that we might live again. Many question the reasoning behind this, saying it is made up story. Yet it makes sense that a good Father would die for His children.  

It's Not Over Yet

When they killed our King, it seemed as if it was over and done. Yet, what wicked men found was that it was not the end, but the beginning of a New Testament. The King of Kings gave us an opportunity to live and hope again.

Maybe you have been put on a cross by wicked men. Be encouraged. The same King of Kings that resurrected Himself from the dead is available to you. 

There are places we reach when we are tempted to give in. This is because these places are so difficult that they seem to want to cripple us. Yet we have power through Christ our Resurrection. When we die in our circumstances, He’ll trigger life to resuscitate and sustain us.

We can be assured that it’s not over yet, even amidst the trails of hopelessness we might experience. No amount of deadness can suppress the Resurrection that anoints us. Our good Gospel is that even in death we have our Resurrection Who gives us life.

In the most trying times we’ll begin to understand how to lay down our lives with great confidence. We can be assured that as we lay down our lives for the sake of the Work of God, He will give us life.

One thing that my struggles have taught me and it’s that life can get really really hard. I have found that the difference with the man gasping for his last breath and the one who has a million more breaths, is the grace of God. The Bible puts it this way;

“It’s not by might, it’s not by power but it’s by my spirit says the Lord.” 

You must know this as you walk with God. It is by the grace of God that we overcome, and nothing else. We often forget that we are God’s possessions. 

This is Not The End

As we follow Christ we get to experience His eternal life. You might have fallen seven times but with God you will rise again. The wonderful thing is that as we walk with God we can have no end. 

Consider Jesus as He marched to the cross. They thought they had defeated Him as He gave up the ghost. Yet when they crucified Him they were up for a big surprise. What they found was that the Master had life within Himself to raise Himself from the dead. When I say this is not the end I say it solely on the confidence of the resurrection. Because He lives, we live, and because He defeated death we too can defeat death.

Death Has Been Defeated

The Bible says that the wages of sin is death. It also says that the gift of God is eternal life. As we face our deadness we can have hope in God through His eternal life. This eternal life gives us a happy ending. The truth is that God will give us a happy ending as we walk with Him trust Him.

55 O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

Imagine after all of the struggle and pain, that we have a happy ending. The book of Revelation tells us about the most happy ending. It says;

And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

Perhaps you are at a place where there seems to be no return. Maybe satan has battered you so much that you think this is it. Yet God wants to give you life for your deadness as much as He gives beauty for ashes. He wants to resuscitate you with His love. You job is to believe Him for who He is. The Bible says that all things are possible to him who believes. This means that as you believe in the Word of God you will experience what you believe. You must believe in life and healing. When you do this, you will not only experience His resurrection, but you will also be able to help others do the same.

Keep Keeping On

We must learn to keep going no matter what. Even though this might be hard, we have what it takes to endure to the very end. Our one duty is to keep our hope. As we do this God will sustain us with His love. 

There was a time in my life when I thought it was the end. I literally gave up on living because of the difficult situation I was in. I was physically sick, spiritually drained and emotionally tortured. Yet I learnt that as long as I keep holding on to God then He will keep me. There is a song that says “He kept me and so I couldn’t let go, God’s mercy kept me and so I wouldn’t let go.” It is true that it is His grace and mercy that will keep us through.

I pray God will strengthen you with His righteous right hand and that you will never ever let go.

Concluding Throughts

As we walk with God there is no end. We might pass through heavy waters but He promised that they will never overflow us. Our Redeemer and King is only one prayer away. As we summon Him He will be right there to save us. Christ our Resurrection will be the life in our deadness as we believe.

Remember that even amidst death we have newness in Jesus Christ. God bless you.

 

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