Thoughts From Toby
Happy Easter! Today is a day in which Christians all over the world gather to celebrate an empty tomb. Of course, the resurrection of Jesus holds significance for every day of the year. But there’s something special about knowing that, all across the globe, Christians are meeting together with a united focus on this history-changing event. May we find ourselves swept up in the story that God is telling, one in which death has been defeated!
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here;
he has risen!