Originally delivered on April 2, 1988
Reading: Mark 16:1-8
We are reminded that we are joyful, Easter people despite what is happening around us or to us. We have Christ risen so nothing or no one can defeat us because He is within us. We are reminded of some of the significant events of the previous year – some happy and many sad. In the midsts of these events, we must recognize that we are alive and we have reason to sing alleluia.