By Evelyn Anane, GNA
21, GNA - Dr Mensa Otabil, the General Overseer of International Central Gospel
Church (ICGC) on Sunday said the resurrection of Jesus Christ is not a myth but
a historical fact.
Dr Otabil said
the empty tomb discovered by the women proves that the resurrection of Christ
is not a fabricated story.
him the tomb never became the message but the cross did and nobody could
He said that
Christ’s encounter with his disciples affirms that he resurrected, because they
carried their testimonies of his resurrection with them adding that their
persecutions and their horrific deaths did not change their testimony.
The impact of
the early church on people is the greatest attestation of his resurrection.
In his sermon
on Easter Sunday at ICGC Christ Temple on the theme “Christ our saviour is
risen” he said Christ’s resurrection is the present reality since he lives his
life through humans, and noted that “even though his power is at work in us,
Human beings want to accomplish their successes and achievements on their own.
the world through us, he heals through us therefore as a believer you cannot
lean on your own understanding, you cannot give up in the face of challenges.
No matter what happens you can look to Christ and overcome. The resurrection is
indeed our reality so our end will be glorious.”
said the resurrection was the living hope, just like there was life beyond womb
so is there life beyond death.
that death was not the end but the beginning since humans escaped the womb and
came to earth, they would escape death to eternity.
He said the
resurrection was the eternal inheritance of every believer because God had
prepared a glorious place for all believers in heaven adding that none of the
most beautiful places on earth could be compared to heaven and all who believe
in him would live eternally in God’s presence