“And as they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the living among the dead?…” (Lk. 24:5)
In this verse, we learn that Jesus is no longer in the grave, but has arisen. As a result, Jesus has now become our hope for restoration to right standing with God the Father. In other words, Jesus is our hope. Since Jesus is alive and is living, then hope is alive and is living.
What does this have to do with today’s Scriptural text? The two men in this particular passage asked an interesting question, “…Why seek ye the living among the dead?” We have always viewed this from the perspective of Jesus’ resurrection. However, we have never looked at it through the lens of hope.
Going further, if we look at Jesus as our hope, then we can apply this question…
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