Your Personal Pascha (Sat. May 1)

The word of the day is “baptized.”  If we have any doubt that the glorious events of our salvation apply to us, we should reread today’s reading of Romans 6:3-11.  If we observe the events of these holy days as a spectator, then, of course, they do not happen to us.  But the Lord calls us to participate in His sufferings and death so that we might also share in His resurrected life.  This is Paul’s proclamation when he writes, “Therefore, we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so, we also should walk in newness of life (NKJV Romans 6:4). The Old…