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The need for Easter began with man’s expulsion from the garden, but Genesis (and much of the history of Israel as it is documented in the Old Testament) chronicles the depravity of man and the righteous judgments of God.

These stories are warnings to the heart of man which says, ” God is dead” or ” God forgets” or “God doesn’t care” or “God is only love”.  The truth of the heart of God is that He does care, He is righteous and holy, and He wants none to perish, but some will perish.  The ungodly shall not stand in the judgment, nor sinners in the congregation of the righteous. For the LORD knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the ungodly shall perish.  Psalm 1:5-6.

Consider evidences of the judgment of God in Genesis alone:

  • The flood
  • Tower of Babel
  • Sodom & Gomorrah

Just as He has judged the wickedness of man before, so He will judge again.  In the final judgment, only those who are covered in the blood of Jesus will stand.

Easter is about the blood of Jesus poured out for a lost and dying world.

Does the blood of Jesus cover you?  If not, how will you stand in the judgment?   It is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment.  Hebrews 9:27

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