“But he said to them, ‘Do not be amazed; you are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who has been crucified. He has risen; He is not here; see, here is the place where they laid Him’” (Mark 16:7).
In times of either personal or global crises, the question often arises, “Why doesn’t God do something?” The assumption being that if God is not immediately rectifying our present circumstance, he is then doing nothing. The resurrection answers that God is acting in the human dilemma, and the entirety of the created order, in transformational ways that far exceed anything we could ever imagine in regard to redemption and renewal. Until the return of the resurrected Christ, there is an unanswered question of far greater importance—What are you doing?