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He is not Here, He is Risen!

For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosever believeth in Him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

If you ever been to Sunday School you have most likely heard that verse. It is so well known among Christians that we seldom really feel the depth of what all it has to say. This verse IS the gospel, the good news, that explains to us all how to receive eternal life.

No matter what some people try to say, the words are true. God loved the whole world, each and every person on it. Man was created by God and mankind is offered redemption by him. God is not willing that any should perish (2 Peter 3:9) and wants all to have eternal life (1 Tim. 2:4).

God showed this love by sending His Son. That is what many Christians are celebrating today. The fact that Christ, who lived a sinless and perfect life, was sacrificed and sentenced to a death which he did not deserve to pay the penalty for sinners like us so that w…