It is not uncommon in many churches today for the word resurrection to come across as just another one of those Christian-ese words that has lost all meaning, or even for the concept of resurrection to be glossed over as little more than a happy-accident epilogue of the Jesus story.
But if you read the New Testament, without resurrection (and by that I mean the bodily resurrection of Jesus from the dead), the very structure and hope of the Christian faith falls apart. So vitally integral to the Christian faith is resurrection that we simply assume a follower of Jesus understands and accepts it, and we rarely spend time unpacking the ramifications of this extraordinary historical event.
On this episode of The DBC Podcast, I sat down with DBC’s Senior Pastor, Allen Jackson, and Mission Pastor, Jeff Reams, in an effort to not assume anything about resurrection, but instead to spend time unraveling the mystery. The goal was not to figure it all out. It was to spend time marveling at the mystery, and following the implications wherever they lead… which I can assure you is to places that are exceedingly glorious!
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