What does the resurrection look like today? (3)

The resurrection is about the renewal of all creation.  Tom Wright says: 

What God did for Jesus that explosive morning is what He intends to do for the whole creation. We who live in the interval between Jesus’s Resurrection and the final rescue and transformation of the whole world are called to be new-creation people here and now. That is the hidden meaning of the greatest festival Christians have.  This true meaning has remained hidden because the Church has trivialised it and the world has rubbished it. The Church has turned Jesus’s Resurrection into a “happy ending” after the dark and messy story of Good Friday, often scaling it down so that “resurrection” becomes a fancy way of saying “He went to Heaven”. Easter then means: “There really is life after death”. The world shrugs its shoulders.

So what happens when God renews our imaginations and allows us to see the world in a new way.  Not a world subject to death, decay and injustice – but rather a world with the potential to be saturated in life, hope and freedom.

Something like this….?

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