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Why Is The Resurrection Important?

Why Is The Resurrection Important?
Welcome: The children had all been photographed, and the teacher was trying to persuade them each to buy a copy of the group picture. "Just think how nice it will be to look at it when you are all grown up and say, 'There's Jennifer; she's a lawyer,' or 'That's Michael; he's a doctor.'" A small voice at the back of the room rang out, "And there's the teacher, she's dead."
Point: Death may be a normal occurrence but it does not have to be anything that we are scared of.  The reason is because of today.  Today is Easter. 
Opening Illustration One: Most of us are familiar with this song – it’s the theme from the television show Friends. But have you ever caught the lyrics to the song? They read, in part:
So no one told you life was gonna be this way Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s D.O.A. It’s like you’re always stuck in second gear When it hasn’t been your day, your week, your mont…

Who Is This Man?

Who Is This Man?

Missing Jesus “He hides in plain sight.” Henry Cavill
I was up late and saw this interview with Jimmy Kimmel and Henry Cavill. So here’s the deal. Cavill plays Superman in the upcoming Dawn of Justice movie. Essentially, Superman is going to duke it out with Batman. Yes, I am excited. I digress…
For years people have criticized Superman’s disguise as regular joe Clark Kent. Essentially, the secret identity of Superman was shielded away from the public by a set of black frame glasses. Preposterous! Surly people would take one look at Clark and realize that he was indeed Superman. Yet, comic book after comic book and movie after movie, no one figures it out. Even Lois Lane, investigative reporter, is clueless.
So, Cavill decides to put the disguise to the test. With his face plastered all over Times Square and a Superman t-shirt on, Cavill enters the public domain. No glasses. No disguise. What happens? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. No crowds. No autograph hounds. No one even …