Lord of Life

“I am the resurrection and the life.” (John 11:25 NIV)

There’s a common theme in every resurrection story we read about in the Bible. After funeral arrangements were made and some of the dead were ready to be buried (or were already buried), Jesus came along and disrupted the funeral progression. The son of the widow of Nain was about to be buried but Jesus brought him back to life (see Luke 7:11-17). Then there’s Lazarus who was already buried and Jesus resurrected him (see John 11:1-44).

Jesus is still in the business of restoring lives. When people write us off as dead, giving up on us, deeming us a lost cause, He comes along and brings us back to life, proving to them who He is! While the devil is planning our death and burial, Jesus thwarts his plans. Because Jesus has been there. The devil once planned the Savior’s death and burial, but Jesus triumphed over it all and it is He who promises to resurrect us as well. We can count on Him because He is the Lord of life!

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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