Acts 10:34. 37-43
Peter preaches the good news: God has raised Jesus to life.

Colossians 3: 1-4
We have been brought to true life with Christ.  Our life is now hidden in him

John 20: 1-9
Mary Magdalen discovers the empty tomb.  The beloved disciple sees and believes.

Isaiah 50: 4-7
The suffering servant of Isaiah assures us of our victory over suffering.

Philippians 2: 6-11
Christ’s suffering is deeper than we imagine but his exaltation is also higher than we can imagine.

Matthew 26:14- 27:66
Matthew describes the death of Christ in terms of destruction, yet this destruction brings the dead back to life and reveals the unshakeable reality of heaven.

1 Samuel 16:1. 6-7. 10-13
Many of Jesse’s sons would have looked the part of king to succeed the disgraced Saul.  Yet David, the youngest and almost forgotten, is anointed by Samuel as God’s choice of King.

Ephesians 5: 8-14
A people once in the darkness are now light in the Lord.  As such, we are called to live as children of the light, shunning sin and darkness.

John 9: 1-41
Jesus cures a man born blind, but in the discourse that follows, it becomes apparent that those with physical sight can still be in total darkness in terms of awareness of God.

Ezekiel 37: 12-14
The Lord promises to open his people’s graves and give them his life-giving spirit.

Romans 8: 8-11
The Spirit which raised Jesus from the dead will raise our mortal bodies too.

John 11: 1-45
Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead and challenges our belief in his resurrection.

Exodus 17: 3-7
This is one of several stories about the Israelites complaining to Moses, in this case about being thirsty.  God instructs Moses how to provide water for them.

Romans 5 1-2. 5-8
The love of God has been poured into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, giving us faith and hope.

John 4: 5-42
The encounter of Jesus with the Samaritan woman at the well,  where he reveals his true identity to her and offers her living water.