'Genesis 21' Tagged Posts

'Genesis 21' Tagged Posts

“JUST AS HE SAID!”

In Matthew’s account of Easter morning, the angel says to the women:  “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; He has risen, just as He said.” The angel knew why the women were there, what low expectations they brought with them, unmindful that Jesus would rise “as He said.” We are so used to promises that…

“JUST AS HE SAID”

The angel announced the good news that first Easter morning:  “He is not here. He has risen, just as He said.”  When God speaks, when Christ speaks, things always happen just as He said.   It’s like those first two verses of Genesis 21 when Isaac is finally born to Abraham and Sarah in their old age after years of waiting.  The text says matter-of-factly:  “Now the Lord…

“JUST AS HE SAID!”

In Matthew’s account of Easter morning, the angel says to the women:  “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.  He is not here; He has risen, just as He said.” The angel knew why the women were there, what low expectations they brought with them, unmindful that Jesus would rise “as He said.” We are so used to promises that are not…