The Significance of Saturday

Today is Saturday. It’s the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Does today have a name? Easter Eve? Easter Saturday? No, apparently that’s the Saturday after Easter. Even if it has a name, no one that I know does anything religious on it. A lot of churches have Maundy Thursday services, and a...

What the Resurrection Demonstrates

For Christians the resurrection is of supreme significance, but can we articulate why? I’m not so sure. Our first instinct may be to say that Jesus’ resurrection proves his divinity, but I think it in fact proves God’s divinity, which is rather redundant. If you think about it, a god being raised from the...

Three Questions

This is the 3rd message in the series, “The Genius of Three.” Part One was, “Three Crosses.” Part Two, “Three Days.” Larry L. Eubanks, First Baptist Church, Frederick, Maryland, Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 That video you just saw showed some of the “three’s” associated with the life of Jesus, and in this...

Three Days

This is the second in a three-part series, “The Genius of Three.” The first message is “Three Crosses.” Larry L. Eubanks, First Baptist Church, Frederick, Maryland, March 20, 2016 When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also a disciple of Jesus. He went to Pilate and...

Why The Darkness of Holy Week is Necessary

I never really like it when someone tells me, “I’ve got good news, and I’ve got bad news.” Usually the good news is not as good as the bad news is bad. While I like my bad news tempered with good news, I like my good news untempered and untainted by anything bad. I like it when people come to me and say,...

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