Sermons on Easter

Sermons on Easter

Christ Has Indeed Been Raised From the Dead (Downtown Minneapolis)

1 Corinthians 15:16-22 16 For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised either. 17 And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins. 18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ are lost. 19 If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied. 20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen…

He Is Risen! Death Brings Fear, but Life has come and brings Joy. (Columbia Heights)

Mathew 28:1-11 28 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. 2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead…

Why are you crying? (Lowertown St. Paul)

John 20:1-18 20 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!” 3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. 4 Both were running,…

A History of Redemption (Lowertown St. Paul)

Hebrews 10:4-18 4 It is impossible for the blood of bulls and goats to take away sins. 5 Therefore, when Christ came into the world, he said: “Sacrifice and offering you did not desire,     but a body you prepared for me; 6 with burnt offerings and sin offerings     you were not pleased. 7 Then I said, ‘Here I am—it is written about me in the scroll—     I have come to do your will, my God.’” 8 First he said, “Sacrifices and offerings, burnt offerings and sin offerings…

The Lamb who was Slain – Risen! (Downtown Minneapolis)

Revelation 5:1-14 5 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?” 3 But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth could open the scroll or even look inside it. 4 I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll…

Being Rooted: How the First Easter Started the Revolution!

Colossian13Easter2017.pptx Matthew 28:16-20 16ŒæThen the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. 17ŒæWhen they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18ŒæThen Jesus came to them and said, äóìAll authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19ŒæTherefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20Œæand teaching them to obey everything I…

EASTER

Easter-2016-notes.pdf Easter-Sunday-2016.pptx Matthew 27:15-23 15 Now it was the governoräó»s custom at the festival to release a prisoner chosen by the crowd. 16 At that time they had a well-known prisoner whose name was Jesus Barabbas. 17 So when the crowd had gathered, Pilate asked them, äóìWhich one do you want me to release to you: Jesus Barabbas, or Jesus who is called the Messiah?äó 18 For he knew it was out of self-interest that they had handed Jesus over…