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Resurrection Life

(A sermon based on 1 John 5:6-12 for the Seventh Sunday of Easter and Graduation Sunday 2012)

Have you seen that commercial in which we see the guru sitting outside his hut on top of the snowy mountain? A man who has been climbing the mountain to see the guru finally makes it and, as he sits in front of the wise man, he hears the guru say, “You may ask one question.” And here is the question he chooses to ask: “Which tire category should I choose to get the most comfortable ride?”

You would think, wouldn’t you, that given the opportunity to ask an acknowledged wise person one question and maybe to get an answer that could make all the difference in his life, he could have come up with something better.

You get the feeling that he’s settling for far too little.

Of course, you’d think, given the opportunity that is ours because of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ and because of the witness of the life of Jesus that we find in our Bibles and of the Holy…