His death on the cross proved Jesus’ humanity, but the resurrection proved His deity. So, His death was His humiliation. But His resurrection was His exaltation—confirming what Jesus was communicating when He said, “I am the resurrection and the life.”
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.