An Encounter with the Risen Lord

The risen Christ spent 40 more days on earth after His resurrection instead of ascending straight to Heaven to strengthen the faith of His followers in His resurrection. But even after His ascension, He appeared to the ones who weren’t looking for Him. Listen to what Paul wrote over two decades later:

And last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born. For I am the least of the apostles and do not even deserve to be called an apostle, because I persecuted the church of God. But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace to me was not without effect. (1 Cor. 15:8-10)

The risen Lord is still revealing Himself not only to those whose faith is weak but even to the ones who don’t believe. But no one who has ever met Him has remained the same. Have you encountered Him yet?

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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