Sunday, April 12, 2009

Holy Week, Part IV: The Third Day

Old Testament
And there was evening, and there was morning - the third day.
Genesis 1:13
On the third day, Abraham looked up and saw the place [where Isaac was to be sacrificed] in the distance.
Genesis 22:4
On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning, with a thick cloud over the mountain, and a very loud trumpet blast. Everyone in the camp trembled.
Exodus 19:16
On the third day Esther put on her royual robes and stood in the inner court of the palace, in front of the king's hall, facing the entrance.
Esther 5:1
Come, let us return to the Lord. He has torn us to pieces but He will heal us; He has injured us but He will bind up our wounds. After two days, He will revive us; on the third day He will restore us, that we may live in His presence.
Hosea 6: 1, 2
New Testament
They will kill Him, and on the third day He will be raised to life.
Matthew 17:23
Jesus replied, "Go tell that fox, 'I will drive out demons and heal people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach my goal".
Luke 13:32
For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.
1 Corinthians 15: 3, 4
May you feel His grace this sacred day,
Gail W.
The last Word:
I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end He will stand upon the earth.
Job 19:25, NIV.

12 comments:

Andrea said...

Hallelujah for the third day! What a glorious thought! God always delivers! Thank you for this word.

I do so love this scripture from Job, as I mentioned before. It just moves me to joyful tears. My Redeemer lives! Though my flesh is destroyed, with my eyes I will see God. Thank you, again.

Blessings,

Andrea

Denise said...

Beautiful Easter blessings to you dear friend.

Crown of Beauty said...

Thank you for all the Third Day scripture verses you posted. How refreshing it is to my heart to read this post today, dear Gail. And the Job 19:25 is just so appropriate as we remember the resurrection of our Lord.

Amrita said...

I was playing Handel 's Messiah and that scripture from Job just made the spirit soar. God bless

Sita said...

Loved the 'third day' scripture posting...the 'third day' has brought me new hope this year..indeed He is risen in a new way in my heart this year...
you are so precious...thank you for taking notice of me..
Love, Sita

Liz said...

Oh....sweet day!!!
I have been gone so long, but what a wonderful post to come home to!
I rejoice over this day...what a GLORIOUS day!

Angie said...

Oh my mercy! I LOVE that!

We had a wonderful time with manyfamily members! I will send you to the link for our pictures from Easter weekend at Mothers.!

Have a BLESSED week!!!

elaine @ peace for the journey said...

Word of God speak...

peace~elaine

Michele Williams said...

Amen! My Redeemer Lives! Blessings....

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Van said...

The picture of the garden tomb reminded me of the day I visted His tomb in Israel. It's empty and I am filled!

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Love, Sita