So Resurrection Sunday has come and gone. We’ve shouted. Everybody screamed & jumped when Pastor said those key words (“but earrrrrrly Sunday morning…”, or the ever effective “He rose”). But….what happens after the resurrection? We get it: because He got up, we can get up, but….what happens after we get up? Now, many people would say that it’s the ascension (when Jesus returned to Heaven), but I think there’s a bit of space between the resurrection, and the ascension (we’ll call it the ‘come up’). That’s the space that I want to deal with today.
I’ve realized that there’s a few steps that happen between our own resurrections and ascensions (or come ups). So, I did some digging, and I realized that Jesus went through the same process. Now, I don’t think Jesus had to go through these steps in order to get to the next level, but I do think that it gave Him a “clean break”, and that the same is true for us. You’ve been revived. Congratulations. However, if you go back to what had you bound in the first place, or held a grudge, or refused to see yourself as a champion, you may make it to the next level, but you won’t stay there. So, how do we get the ‘clean break’ necessary to keep the ‘come up’? I think I have an idea…
What happens between the resurrection & the ascension? The release.
Background Music: Moving Forward - Hezekiah Walker
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