On the cross, Jesus of Nazareth faced what the Bible calls “the last enemy”–God’s greatest foe–death, the child of sin (Rom. 5:12; 2 Tim. 1:10; 1 Cor. 15:26).
And here was the battle of the ages.
Death, the antithesis of God. Death, the archenemy of God, darkened the wood of that cross, ready to take the Son of God into his hopeless domain.
And death won for a time. Behold the body of God’s Son lying in a tomb. Death was victorious.
But the fight wasn’t over. Three days later God the Father stepped in. He got involved.
And the greatest two powers of the universe squared off:
Death vs. Divine Life.[Continue Reading…]