What a Savior!

By   •   April 5

white cross with crown of thorns

What was the power and influence that changed the cross from an instrument of bloody torture into the most glorious and beloved of all symbols? The Romans crucified thousands of people before and after Calvary. If Jesus had not risen from the dead, no right-minded person would have glorified anything so hideous and repulsive as a cross stained with the blood of Jesus. By the miracle of His rising from the grave, Jesus placed the seal of assurance upon the forgiveness of our sins.

A dead Christ could not have been our Savior. An unopened grave would never have opened heaven. By bursting the chains of the tomb, Jesus proved Himself to all ages the conqueror of sin. The sacrifice on Calvary had fulfilled its purpose; the ransom price paid for your sins and mine had been accepted by God. Hallelujah, what a Savior!

Prayer for the day

Each time I see the empty cross, let me be reminded of Your suffering and Your victory, Lord Jesus.

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  1. Joe says:

    This is one of the BEST devotionals I’ve ever read about the importance of The Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Thanks BGEA.

  2. Joe Loftis says:

    God our Heavenly Father created the plan of Salvation-John 3:16. Jesus Christ our Lord & Savior completed the plan of Salvation-John 19:30, Luke 24:46, Revelation 1:17-18. The Holy Spirit convicts of sin & convinces us to receive Salvation-John 16:7-15. Amazing Grace indeed. God is Great!!!

  3. Laura Speer says:

    Reverend Graham, I pray you and your entire family and all of the BGEA will be blessed this Easter with all the gifts GOD has to give. You deserve and have earned each one. Thank you for your time and service to the GOD and to all of us who you have touched through your crusades and writings. You are truly a man after GODs own heart.

  4. Gerry says:

    God had a plan ….and his Son fulfilled it. Now that’s real Love. Thank you , Thank you, Thank you.