Easter FoolishnessThe juxtaposition yesterday and today between Easter in the West and April Fools’ Day is worth pausing to reflect on for a moment.

As the apostle Paul writes, “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.”

The resurrection has always been the sticking point, so to speak, between the wisdom of God and the wisdom of the world: “When they heard about the resurrection of the dead, some of them sneered…”

Many sermons yesterday included a call to live out our Easter faith in joyful hope. Remember this day after Easter, a fool’s day, that “God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise.”