The Risen King (Luke 24:13-35)

How is your daily bible reading going? Do you follow a plan? Have you been able to stick to it? When you read, is your heart warmed by your communion with the Lord? Are you filled with anticipation, excitement, and joy? What does any of this have to do with the resurrection of Jesus? It happens to be the central point of one of the most significant resurrection accounts recorded for us in Luke 24. It reminds us that reading the bible…

The Risen King (Matthew 28:1-10)

Introduction The resurrection is crucial to Christianity. It is the central topic of Apostolic preaching and writing. Last week, Palm Sunday, Jesus entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey to shouts of “Hosanna!” He was treated like a king. But by Thursday night he was being arrested, mocked, and beaten. By Friday morning the Romans were scourging and crucifying him. Easter Sunday transitions from humiliation to exaltation. Read Matthew 28:1-10 Harold Best, Unceasing Worship: “We begin with one fundamental fact about…

The Resurrection (John 20:1-18)

The fact of the resurrection demands a response of faith and provides the gift of comfort. First, we will look at The Response of Faith (1-10). Second, we’ll see The Gift of Comfort (11-18).