“Oxymoron” . . . the term simply means, “A word or phrase in which contradictory terms are combined ” . . . for example, take the word “Powerful” and add two simple words “for God”.

Raw, unbridled, natural or man-made power is like a magnet to the curiosity of the human mind . . . we are all drawn in ways that sometimes defies explanation . . . and not just to power . . . but to be powerful . . . yes, even powerful for God.

But think with me for a moment. The resurrection of Jesus Christ, the most powerful event and truly the pivot point for all human history . . . it is about the One who created and shaped the heavens and earth out of nothing becoming flesh . . . it is about the One who took the full payment of our sin on Himself and died in our place.

It is about the One . . . Who overcame sin, death, defeat, separation from God, hopelessness . . . that One is alive. Suddenly his spoken words in John 11 come full circle,

“I am the resurrection and the life, the one who believes in Me will live.”

It is one thing to be drawn to the matchless power of the risen Christ, it is another thing to think that we could ever be powerful for Him. This is David “JB” Miller reminding you that resurrection power is best shared . . . when it is first experienced. Believe in Him, trust in Him, surrender to Him for everything? Yes . . . But be strong for Him?, well that friend is little more than

. . . oxymoron religion.


About the author : David "JB" Miller


David "JB" Miller is founder and author at LifeLetter Ministries. He and his wife Cheri make their home in beautiful Paradise Valley, Arizona and have six children and six grandchildren they absolutely adore.

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