Resurrection … you can stake your life on it

Posted on April 1, 2018 
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“Burying my aunt – the senior member of the Wilson clan – focussed my mind sharply.

Our family met last week in a medieval Cotswolds church, and these words rang out clearly: ‘in sure and certain hope of the resurrection from the dead’. As we laid my aunt to rest alongside her long-deceased husband, and my grandparents, I challenged myself again as to whether I believe this and … WHY?

Don’t panic, the moderator is not in any doubt. But, standing in the face of a biting Oxfordshire wind, I lowered the body into the ground and tested my beliefs afresh. Why do I believe in resurrection? It’s a good thing to ask. …”

– Presbyterian Moderator-General, John P. Wilson, speaks of the centrality of the Resurrection.