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Happy Easter 2020

Discussion in 'Religion and Spirituality' started by Ohiophinphan, Apr 11, 2020.

  1. Ohiophinphan

    Ohiophinphan Chaplain Staff Member Luxury Box

    In the months immediately following the earthquake that ravaged Haiti back in 2010, Pastor Josephus Livenson Lauvanus, the president of the Lutheran Church of Haiti, was leading a tour through the ruins and rubble that marked his country. In the midst of the emotional turmoil of again wading through the devastation and reminders of death which scarred the island nation he turned and proclaimed to the assembled, worldwide Church leaders, “We will not be defined by rubble, but by restoration, for we are a people of the resurrection.”

    This year as Christians experience Lent and Holy Week without traditional, corporate worship, I have a new appreciation for Pastor Lauvanus' words. We will not be marked by empty pews, we will not be measured by fear, anxiety, or even physical death for we Christians are a people of the resurrection! Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed, alleluia.
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  2. danmarino

    danmarino Tua is H1M! Club Member

    Sep 4, 2014
    Happy Easter!
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  3. byroan

    byroan Giggity Staff Member Administrator Luxury Box

    Nov 25, 2007
    Happy Easter!
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  4. The Rev

    The Rev Totus Tuus Staff Member Administrator Luxury Box Club Member

    "We are an Easter people, and Alleluia is our chorus." Pope St. John Paul II

    Happy Easter everyone! Jesus Christ is risen. He is risen, indeed.
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