Here's the Easter message in 10 tweets.
1/ Luke’s gospel uniquely explores why the tomb is empty.
2/ Why is the tomb empty? Why didn’t Jesus meet them there? The angels tell us. It’s the place for the dead, not the living.
3/ Why are the women (his most devoted and courageous disciples) at the tomb? Because they didn’t believe Jesus.
4/ The Easter story begins at an empty tomb because his most loyal followers failed to believe Jesus.
5/ At the core of sin is the failure to believe God.
6/ Adam & Eve would never have eaten the fruit if they believed God when he told them it would kill them.
7/ Saving faith is not only believing in God; saving faith is believing God.
8/ The angels are in the wrong place because God pursues us into all the wrong places we go to find life.
9/ The women abandon the tomb because that’s what you do with such incredibly good news!
10/ Peter doesn’t believe the women but he runs to the tomb. He's the patron saint of skeptics.