Easter Saturday: Did it feel to the disciples like Jesus and God had failed?

Christians focus on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, but it is Easter Saturday that should possibly resonate with us most. Easter Saturday reminds us that we live in a broken world where sometimes it looks like everything has gone wrong and God has lost but it is also a day when we remember that God’s greatest victory is just around the corner. Do you feel like your living in an Easter Saturday world? ‪#‎HolyWeek‬ ‪#‎DontforgetEasterSaturday‬

Honest about my faith

Distraught desmondJesus had been their hero, guide, mentor and lord and now he was dead. The disciples must have been distraught as they tried to come to terms with what had happened and we can only imagine how they were feeling. The events surrounding Jesus’ arrest and death had been so traumatic, that there is a good chance that the disciples were in shock.

Jesus had said that he would die but that on the third day that he would come back to life, but that had been some time earlier, did the disciples remember this promise? There is no evidence from the gospels that they expected Jesus to come back to life and so the day after Jesus died must have been a day of absolute despair.

Easter Saturday is a good reminder of where we often are in life,

It was a day in between torment and triumph.

It was a day…

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Baptist Minister who is especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century. I am also a member of the Eastern Baptist Association's Council with responsibility for Mission Strategy.
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