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Death and Resurrection, Redemption


Salvation History - Death and Resurrection, Redemption

Jesus did not sin and did not have to suffer and die, he voluntarily took upon himself the sins of the world and voluntarily gave himself up to suffering and death for the sake of salvation. Christ is risen from the dead! This is the main proclamation of the Christian faith. It forms the heart of the Church's preaching, worship and spiritual life. "... if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain" (1 Cor 15:14). It' the first fruits of the resurrection of all humanity,  the fulfillment of the Old Testament, "according to the Scriptures" where it is written, "For Thou doest not give me up unto Sheol [that is, the realm of death], or let Thy Godly one see corruption" (Ps 16:10; Acts 2:25-36). In Christ all expectations and hopes are filled: O Death, where is your sting? O Sheol, where is your victory? (Hos 13:34).


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Betrayal by Judas Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2949
Mystical (Last) Supper Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3362
Prayer of Jesus Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 4458
Sanhedrin's Judgement of Jesus Christ Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3127
Apostle Peter’s Denial Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3386
Death of Judas Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3097
Trial of Jesus Christ before Pilate Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 7034
Jesus Christ Before King Herod Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3969
Pilate's Last Judgment over Jesus Christ Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 4069
Road to Golgotha Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 8197
Crucifixion and Death of Jesus Christ Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 4781
Taking Down from the Cross and Burial of the Savior Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3874
What Christ Accomplished on the Cross Written by Hieromonk Damascene 4309
Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3151
The Resurrection Written by Archbishop Dmitri 2990
Appearance of the Risen Jesus Christ to Two Disciples on the Road to Emmaus Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3232
Appearance of the Lord to the Apostles Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2728
Appearance of the Lord to the Apostle Thomas and the Other Apostles Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2715
Appearance of Jesus Christ to the Apostles beside the Sea of Tiberias Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 4194
Appearance of Jesus Christ to More than Five Hundred Disciples Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3134
Christ is Risen! Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 3329
Ascension of the Lord Written by Fr. Seraphim Slobodskoy 2949
The Ascension Written by Archbishop Dmitri 2861

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