Greetings!…a post by Tom

By |2017-04-25T18:12:49-04:00April 25th, 2017|Easter, Emotions, Matthew 28:9, Resurrection|0 Comments

Matthew 28:9 (ESV) And behold, Jesus met them and said, “Greetings!” And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him. The first word of Jesus after his resurrection is hello. He has been betrayed, beaten, abandoned, crucified, and buried. When He rises from the dead and meets the scared and disoriented women He says…hello! The Greek word for greetings is pregnant with joy and energy. Jesus has no victim mentality or revenge seeking mindset. His mindset is one of greetings and joy.  His second words are “do not be afraid.” A recent study has shown