Why did Jesus still have wounds after the resurrection?
At the end of the Gospel this past Sunday, we get a look at Jesus’ resurrected wounds. Not the gory, bloody wounds of the crucifixion, but the wounds that Jesus retained even after he rose from the dead.
I think that he retained his wounds because it is through those wounds that we are saved. Those wounds are beautiful because they reflect our salvation.
Do you have wounds that God has healed? Don’t hide them, but allow them to bear witness to the power of God.
Meet Your Host, Colin MacIver:
Colin is an enthusiastic transplant to vibrant Louisiana, where he lives with his beautiful wife Aimee and two energetic children, Leo and Zélie. His juggling act involves being a husband, a dad, a teacher, a youth minister, a musician and a national Ascension content creator and trainer.
In his spare time, he eats too many crawfish, savors king cake, plays one-on-one kickball with his son, and tries, for the life of him, to properly load the dishwasher.
Check out Colin’s latest work with Ascension: Power and Grace: A Guide to the Catholic Sacraments and Quick Catholic Lessons with Fr. Mike.