He is Not Here, He is Risen!

April 5, 2015 Speaker: Steve Thiel Series: Easter Series

Topic: Easter Series Passage: Luke 24:1–24:12

He is Not Here, He is Risen!
Christ Proclamation Church
Luke 24:1-12
Resurrection Sunday, April 5, 2015

Sermon Theme: The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is absolutely essential to the Christian faith. It certifies that Jesus truly is the Son of God and that our salvation and future resurrection, is secure in Him. This is captured and confirmed in the famous last words, “He is not here, He is risen!

I.     BIBLICAL EVIDENCE FOR THE RESURRECTION

          A.     The Dead Body – (Luke 23:50-53; Mark 15:44)

          B.     The Empty Tomb – (Luke 24:1-12)

          C.     The Foretelling – (Luke 9:21-22, 44; 18:31-33)

          D.     The Witnesses – (1 Corinthians 15:1-8; Acts 1:3)

          E.     The Changed Lives – (John 21:19; Book of Acts)

II.    ARGUMENTS AGAINST THE RESURRECTION

          A.     Not Dead – Fainting Theory

          B.     Not Alive – Hallucination Theory

          C.     Not Honest – Stolen Body Theory

          D.     Not Physical – Spiritual Resurrection Theory

III.   IMPLICATIONS OF THE RESURRECTION

          A.     Jesus Truly is the Son of God

          B.     Sin is Real and Salvation is Only in Christ

          C.     Your Eternal Well-Being is Secure

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