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1 Corinthians 1:22-23 For Jews demand signs and Greeks desire wisdom, but we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles.
Can you hear the derision and see the heads shake as the wise leaders of Jerusalem mock: He saved others; he cannot save himself. Let the Messiah, the King of Israel, come down from the cross now, so that we may see and believe.
Resurrection Sunday, the greatest morning yet to dawn, makes everything different. The astounding preposterousness—the jaw-dropping incredulity—of the resurrection is a direct rebuke of common sense. The Lord is risen, indeed. Alleluia.
MOVING FORWARD: When was the last time your own common sense was turned upside down by God’s grace?