Great and Holy Saturday (Hank Unplugged Short)

Hank Hanegraaff, president of the Christian Research Institute and host of the 𝘉𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘈𝘯𝘴𝘸𝘦𝘳 𝘔𝘢𝘯 broadcast, teaches on Great and Holy Saturday in Eastern Orthodox Holy Week. Holy Saturday marks one of the most enigmatic of all mysteries—the mystery of Christ’s descent into Hades. Being “put to death in the body,” says the apostle Peter, He was “made alive by the Spirit through whom also he went and preached to the spirits in prison who disobeyed long ago when God waited patiently in the days of Noah while the ark was being built. In it only a few people, eight in all, were saved through water, and this water symbolizes baptism that now saves you also.” Peter here reminds us of two great and glorious truths—both of which are encapsulated in the Liturgy of St. Basil. First, we are saved through water. Second, the descent of Christ into Hades inaugurates resplendent triumph—a triumph by which Christ “tramples down death by death.” In the words of St. John Damascene, “through his descent into Hades, Christ opened the way to paradise for all and calls all to salvation. For some Christ’s preaching led to salvation while for others it only exposed their unbelief.” And adds St. John Chrysostom, “this call is not coercive or forcible. Everyone is called, but not all follow the call. For in the mercy of God there are no obstacles other than the free will of humankind.”

Connect with Hank Hanegraaff,

the Christian Research Institute (CRI)

and the Christian Research Journal

To contact us via mail 

CRI PO BOX 8500 Charlotte, NC 28271

Physical Street Address 

6295 Blakeney Park Dr, Charlotte, NC 28277

Sign up For Our E-mails

Social Media

DAILY (M-F) BIBLE ANSWER MAN

Mon. to Fri., 6:00-6:30 p.m. EST. To ask Hank a question, call toll-free 1-888-ASK-HANK (275-4265).

Make sure to listen to our three podcasts,

Bible Answer Man

Hank Unplugged

Postmodern Realities

 Available on over 20 different podcasting platforms each

Also available on the following Smart Speakers. Ask them to play Bible Answer Man Podcast with Hank Hanegraaff podcast.

Alexa (Amazon)

Siri (Apple)

Google Assistant

Hank Unplugged

Listen to Hank’s podcast and follow Hank off the grid where he is joined by some of the brightest minds discussing topics you care about. Get equipped to be a cultural change agent.
You can help spread the word about Hank Unplugged by giving us a rating and review from the other channels we are listed on.

Also available on the following Smart Speakers. Ask them to play Hank Unplugged podcast.

Siri (Apple)

Google Assistant

Alexa (Amazon)

PostModern Realities

Don’t miss an episode; please subscribe to the Postmodern Realities podcast wherever you get your favorite podcasts. Please help spread the word about Postmodern Realities by giving us a rating and review when you subscribe to the podcast. The more ratings and reviews we have, the more new listeners can discover our content.

Also available on the following Smart Speakers. Ask them to play Postmodern Realities podcast.


Posted

in

by

Tags:

Comments

Leave a Reply

Generated by Feedzy
%d bloggers like this: