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The Resurrection of Jesus
Matthew 28.1-10

Everyone above a certain age, in the Western world at least, can remember where they were when they heard that President Kennedy had been assassinated. Many people in other parts of the world will be able to remember where they were and what they were doing at similar moments of great national and international crisis.

Many of us also remember clearly the precise moment when something startling and very, very good happened to us. I have a vivid memory, nearly thirty years ago as I write this, of the telephone call which told me that I had been appointed to my first job, a position I had set my heart on. I remember being, for once in my life, completely lost for words; the person who had called me had to repeat what he’d said before I could eventually stammer out my thanks. I remember the dry sense in my throat as I put the telephone down and called to my wife to tell her the news. I knew that from that moment on my life was going to be different. A whole new world was opening up in front of me...

Taken from Matthew for Everyone – by Tom Wright
Publisher: SPCK - view more
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