<p>Easter is quickly approaching and many of us are turning our thoughts toward the Resurrection of Christ.</p><p>Easter is a time to rejoice in such a central tenet of the Christian faith. Easter is also a good time to ponder the truth of Christianity more deeply, and specifically look at evidence for Christ's Resurrection.</p><p>It is so important as a Christian to be assured of the truth of the Resurrection because as the Apostle Paul states, “If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith” (I Corinthians 15:13-14).</p><p>To that end, here are four points which are evidence that Christ truly did rise from the dead and we have much to rejoice about this Easter.</p>
Fasting can seem like a lost practice today--perhaps something not relevant to our Christian faith in the modern world, but as long as we are tempted to fill our lives with other things that tend to crowd Christ out, there will be a need for such spiritual disciplines as fasting.
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