Jesus’ resurrection is going to pull the entire broken, groaning creation out of the grave with him.
On Good Friday, the future final Judgment Day penetrated time and space and converged on a hill outside Jerusalem.
The one who has healed others is now “in great agony.” Why?
The word “gospel” bristles with a subtly subversive agenda.
You’re homeless. And deep down, you know it.
The ending is what makes the whole story worth it.
The messiness and pain and blood of the incarnation was the whole point.
Christmas is the story of God starting to put everything right-ways up again.