This is a statement of Jesus’ victory over death. Jesus went into Hades/Hell to proclaim that from this moment on everything will be different. I have destroyed death. Christ took action on our behalf.
This account is recorded in all four gospels. Pilate, the Roman governor found no fault in Christ. He allowed himself to be controlled by the crowd. Pilate was a very poor leader; an inadequate politician. He did not know Who Jesus Was. It’s easier to ignore truth.
I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary. It cannot be explained. It is a mystery. But we declare it, we believe it. A virgin birth? Yes! God is able. “God showed us His heart, by becoming small to win our hearts.” […]
Genesis 1:1 “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Jeremiah 10:11 “Say this to those who worship other gods: “Your so-called gods, who did not make the heavens and earth, will vanish from the earth and from under the heavens.” God was already there at the beginning. He said it–it became. What […]
The Apostles’ Creed words were chosen very carefully. The concept of viewing God as Father—that was radical when Christ was on earth. Father: a God who cares, who provides, who protects. Jesus spoke constantly about His Father. What does it mean to call God Father?