April 20, 2014
Extract From Mona"s Blog for Easter Week
"The life cycle of the butterfly is quite something. A caterpillar enters the darkness of the cocoon and then is transformed into a beautiful living thing of the light. I think that the death and resurrection of Jesus was like this. Take a look at John’s account and read how Jesus entered into the darkness of death when he was brutally killed and then three days later he was raised from the dead – the Light of the World.
We may never be able to explain how this happened, certainly not as easily as we can explain how the chrysalis becomes the butterfly. However, what is important for us to remember is that this miracle by God created a beautiful thing for you and for me. Through this miracle we were given forgiveness and new life.
This week is Holy Week. I pray that as you enter into the word of God and as you take part in the services at Amberlea, you will encounter the Risen Christ in a new and powerful way. May you be reminded of His extraordinary love for you in the simple uncomplicated things of life – like a picture or magnet – and may you feel His Love! "