The resurrection of Jesus from the dead means that our lives are forgiven and transformed by the power of the Living Lord. Sin and death have no power over us. We can overcome every temptation and endure every trial because of the resurrection. The risen Christ lives in us day by day, enabling us to walk in victorious faith and obedience. This is not behavior modification.
Baba Bulleh Shah gets up early, and goes to meditate on the banks of the river nearby. This routine had been in progress for many years, and the inner desire to become aware of God’s presence is very strong, but the great saint feels he is short of the mark.
The chapter of the Quran entitled “Al-Muzammil” (The Mantled One) commences with these verses: “You who are wrapped up in your mantle, keep vigil all night, save for a few hours: half the night, or a little less or a little more: and with measured tone recite the Quran. We are about to lay a weighty message upon you.