THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF A POST-CHRISTIAN ERA
THE WICKED CRUCIFIED CHRIST, BUT HE IS ALIVE!
PROOF POSITIVE OF THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST
Behold, through the Cross joy has come into all the world!
Ever blessing the Lord let us praise His Resurrection.
By enduring the Cross for us, He has destroyed death by death!
Christ is risen from the dead; trampling down death by death, and upon those in the tombs bestowing life!
In the Epistle of Holy Saturday which is also read at every baptism.
"For we know that Christ being raised from the dead will never die again; death no longer has dominion over Him. The death He died He died to sin once for all, but the life He lives he lives to God. So you must consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus" Romans 610-11).
Through faith in Jesus Christ who was crucified and arose on the third day, millions of martyrs have joyfully confessed the resurrected Christ even to death. All of Christ’s followers are christs, for the word "christ" means anointed. Every Orthodox believer puts on Christ in Baptism, and is sealed by anointment with Holy Spirit, therefore becoming a christ, in the image of Christ. The words of Christ are filled with life, beauty and truth, for He is the Godman and has conquered death and its ruler the Devil.
Christ promised that followers would do even greater works than He did. He also assured us that with faith as small as a grain of mustard, mountains would be moved.