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The Resurrecting Power of Gratitude   Leave a comment

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAt Easter season, the thoughts of Christians around the world turn to Christ Jesus’ sacrifice and his eventual triumph over death. According to the accounts of Matthew and Mark, Jesus was thinking about Psalm 22 during the crucifixion. This psalm starts with an expression of abject hopelessness and aloneness. But it ends in a hymn of glory to God, with the promise that He will liberate not just the Psalmist but “all the ends of the world” (22:27). What an inspiring illustration of resurrection, of moving from depression to victory and including everyone in the process!

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This article by Lyle Young was originally published in the March 17, 2008 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel.  All issues of the Sentinel can be accessed at the Christian Science Bookshop and Reading Room located at the corner of Macquarie and Bligh Streets, Barton or via the web at JHS-Online.

Posted March 21, 2013 by cscanberra in Christ message, Easter, Eternal life, Gratitude, Renewal

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