Several years ago I noticed a trend in our country. It was April, and in the church we were celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. In our country, however, cries of grief and anger followed the sounds of violence that had erupted in some locations.
That particular year saw the massacre at Virginia Tech. I checked some history, and found that April also included Columbine, Oklahoma City, and several other acts of terrorism. I remarked to my congregation that it seemed that evil was working overtime to counter our proclamation of new life and resurrection.
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