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Are you standing for the restoration of your marriage? A daily devotional that will offer encouragement from God’s Word as you stand for the restoration of your marriage.

Jesus Christ Is Alive

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!” So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in. Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The cloth was still lying in its place, separate from the linen. Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed. (They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.)  John 20:1-9 

Jesus Christ has risen! Jesus Christ is alive! God defeated death, sin, and Satan. Let us rejoice and praise the Lord today as we worship the King of Kings. God did an incredible miracle on Resurrection morning.

What a shock it must have been when the women went to the tomb to find the stone had been moved from the entrance. Then, the disciples with them discovered that the tomb was empty and Jesus’ body was gone. Jesus told the disciples what would happen, but they did not understand or believe His words. Now, Mary Magdalene and Mary were filled with joy and excitement. What could this mean?

Imagine being chosen by God as one of the first to see that Jesus Christ was alive! Mary Magdalene did not know it was Jesus talking to her, but then Jesus spoke her name. She knew immediately that it was her Lord.

Do you know the Lord’s voice? How do you come to recognize His voice? The secret is to spend time with Him daily and read His Word. How do you recognize your spouse’s voice on the telephone? The answer is by talking to them and having a personal relationship with them. That is what your Lord wants with you. May this Resurrection Sunday be the day that you completely surrender to Jesus to be the Lord and Savior of your life forever. Tell Jesus you will follow His will and way for your life and marriage.

Did you notice that Mary Magdalene was at the cross with Mary and John? Mary Magdalene had become one of the Lord’s followers when He had cast out seven demons from her. Nothing is too hard for God to do. So, do not worry about your spouse’s sins or strongholds. Mary Magdalene knew Jesus’ power and His love for the people. Mary Magdalene wanted to be with her Lord and the disciples to tell others what He had done for her. She wanted to share her testimony and support what Jesus was doing, spreading His message of love and repentance. Is that not what you want to do in the future?

When they heard that Jesus was alive and that she had seen him, they did not believe it. Afterward Jesus appeared in a different form to two of them while they were walking in the country. These returned and reported it to the rest, but they did not believe them either. Later Jesus appeared to the Eleven as they were eating; he rebuked them for their lack of faith and their stubborn refusal to believe those who had seen him after he had risen.  Mark 16:11-14 

If Mary Magdalene told you she had seen Jesus, would you have believed her? How sad that over two thousand years later, we still do not believe in the Lord’s mighty power or that He can speak to our hearts. How often do you walk in a lack of faith? Believe what the Lord has spoken to your heart and what God’s Word says. God is in the business of setting prisoners free and breaking the chains of their bondage. Walk in faith and victory, knowing the Lord you serve is alive!

Lord, I pray that thousands of prodigal husbands and wives worldwide will be obedient to Your voice of instruction, turning from their lives of sin. Lord, I pray that You will break every stronghold blocking deliverance, repentance, salvation, healing, and restoration for _____ and all other marriages. I pray that _____’s ungodly and wrong relationships be severed right now in the Name of Jesus permanently. I pray for a mighty outpouring of the Holy Spirit as You breathe Your agape love into my marriage and all couples in hurting and dead marriages. For nothing is impossible with You, God. In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.

God bless,

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19 days ago

Amen! Thank You Charlyne!

Empty, the grave is empty
No power of hell could hold him down
The grave is empty, my God is living
Death could not keep Him in the ground
The grave is empty

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