Sermons on Resurrection

Sermons on Resurrection

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…

Jesus Brings Us to the Father(Lowertown St. Paul)

1 Peter 3:13-22 13 Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? 14 But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”15 But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, 16 keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your…

The Story (Lowertown St. Paul)

Luke 24:1-12 24 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them. 5 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to…

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…

The Reality of the Resurrection

Luke81.pdf Luke81.pptx Luke 20:27-40   27ŒæSome of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Jesus with a question. 28ŒæäóìTeacher,äó they said, äóìMoses wrote for us that if a manäó»s brother dies and leaves a wife but no children, the man must marry the widow and raise up offspring for his brother. 29ŒæNow there were seven brothers. The first one married a woman and died childless. 30ŒæThe second 31Œæand then the third married her, and in the same…

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…