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The Date for Easter moves around each year. In the year 2018 (and in 2029) it will land right on April 1st --April Fool’s Day.

A lot of us have played April Fool’s jokes on others, or have had these jokes played on us. But what if history’s worst joke turned out to be that we were counting on a salvation that didn’t exist?

In 1 Corinthians 15, Paul raises the "Bad News":

If the dead aren’t raised, then neither is Christ. (v. 16)

If Christ isn’t raised, then we are still in sin. (v. 17)

If we die in sin, then we are lost. (v. 18)

If we are lost, then we are to be pitied. (v. 19)

(In other words, we’d be the victims of history’s cruelest April Fool’s joke!) But, fortunately, he also goes on with the "Good News":

Christ is risen from the dead. (v. 20)

Our resurrection comes through Him. (v. 21)

We are made alive in Him. (v. 22)

The world is full of religions whose spiritual leaders have all died and are now buried. Only Christianity follows a...

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