Easter, day of triumph

Most of us have enjoyed a day of triumph. Was it graduation? Or did our red-letter day find us grasping a gleaming trophy, symbol of athletic, theatrical, artistic, or literary accomplishment?

The calendar of the Christian world highlights Easter as an enormously more important day—one of supreme spiritual triumph. To the Christian Scientist, instructed in the momentous significance of the risen Christ, this day of death's impotence, of Life's victory, of hatred's proven inability to destroy, of Love's conquest, illustrates the limitless possibilities of each day.

Unthinking, casual acceptance of the resurrection or shallow reasoning may temporarily cause a busy populace to overlook the tremendous impact of Christ Jesus' supreme proof of compassion for the human race. He was dedicated at whatever cost to bringing comfort and enlightenment to a troubled world. Those suffering from grief weren't strangers to Jesus. He was not indifferent, would not pass them by. How truly he understood that plea of an unenlightened world voiced by Job, "If a man die, shall he live again?"Job 14:14;

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You say it's all too much?
April 9, 1979

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