Post-resurrection appearances: (Matthew 28:1-20Mark 16:1-20Luke 24:1-53John 20:1-21:25Acts 1:31 Corinthians 15:6) – During the forty days between the crucifixion and His ascension, Jesus appeared several times to 500 of His disciples and others. He first appeared to the women near the tomb who came to prepare His body for burial, then to Mary Magdalene, to whom […]

Eight Reasons Why I Believe Jesus Rose from the Dead 1. Jesus Himself Testified To His Coming Resurrection From The Dead. Jesus spoke openly about what would happen to him: crucifixion and then resurrection from the dead. “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests […]

The Hope of Easter Is That We Will Be Like Him Contemplating The Cross This Easter “For the word of the cross is folly to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:18 Oh, what we miss out on when we rush past the […]

Resurrection Day! Below is the Paschal Homily of John Chrysostom, a sermon celebrating the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is traditionally read aloud in many Orthodox churches on Easter morning. If anyone is devout and a lover of God, let them enjoy this beautiful and radiant festival. If anyone is a grateful servant, let […]

“Is the resurrection of Jesus Christ true?”……Answer: Scripture presents conclusive evidence that Jesus Christ was in fact resurrected from the dead. Christ’s resurrection is recorded in Matthew 28:1-20; Mark 16:1-20; Luke 24:1-53; and John 20:1–21:25. The resurrected Christ also appeared in the Book of Acts (Acts 1:1-11). From these passages you can gain several “proofs” […]

“What did Jesus mean when He said ‘I am the Resurrection and the Life’ (John 11:25)?”……“I am the Resurrection and the Life” (John 11:25) is the fifth of the seven ”I am” statements of Jesus. Lazarus was dead. Earlier, Jesus had heard that His good friend was sick, but instead of going to visit Lazarus, […]

Preaching the Resurrection   “The apostles testified powerfully to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and God’s great blessing was upon them all..” Acts 4:33   There are multitudes today who believe that Christ’s resurrection was a “spiritual” resurrection, insisting that the idea of a dead body returning to life after three days in the […]