Passion Week -2020

The situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic has disturbed our lifestyle. It has, in fact, affected life in every sphere. It is not easy to recall when was the last time we had to suspend church Sunday worship. But perhaps it has helped us to understand some home truths. The media has reported that churches have closed down in Odisha to ensure the spread of the disease is contained. As we decided to suspend church worship till March 31 following request by the authorities  and realising the impact it will have in arresting the spread of the epidermic, a post by a …

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‘Do you know the Resurrected Savior?’ by Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani (Resurrection Sunday, Odia), 12-04-2020

On the Resurrection Sunday afternoon Odia Online Worship Service, we have Rev. Dr. Ayub Chhinchani sharing God’s Word from Luke 24:1-12. The theme of his message was ‘Do you truly know the Resurrected Christ?’ We need to understand what the Resurrection truly means to us today? Resurrection proves: 1) Jesus is the Son of God (John 10:17-18) 2) It verifies the Truth of the Scripture 3) It assures us of our own future Resurrection 4) About the future judgement 5) The basis of Christ’s Heavenly Priesthood 6) Gives believers the power to lead the Christian life 7) A victorious hope …

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‘Remember the Risen Savior’ by Rev. Songram Keshari Singh (Resurrection Sunday, English), 12-04-2020

On this Resurrection Sunday (English Worship), we had Rev. Songram Keshari Singh sharing God’s Word from 2 Timothy 2:7-10, though the focus was solely on verse 8. The theme of the message was ‘Remember the Risen Savior’. Let us dwell on the fact about the Resurrection of Jesus Christ: 1) The Resurrection of our Lord was a tangible proof that there is another life. 2) His Resurrection is a pledge that the body will surely live again, and rise to a superior condition. 3) The Resurrection of the Lord, according to the Scripture, was acceptance of His sacrifice. 4) His …

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The Reason for the Resurrection

Romans 4:25 who [Jesus] was delivered up because of our offenses, and was raised because of our justification. The Bible tells us that Christ was delivered up for our sins and raised from the dead for our justification. You may already know why Jesus died for our sins, but do you know the significance of God raising Him from the dead? Let me give you an illustration to help you understand the significance of Jesus’ Resurrection. Let’s say that you are living in a foreign country. One day, you happen to break a major rule of the land. You appeal …

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