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  • Seeing Jesus Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 23, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    The story of Mary Magdalene at the tomb of Jesus teaches us many things about when and how Jesus reveals himself to us.

    John 20:1-2, 11-18 “Seeing Jesus” INTRODUCTION For several Sundays, we have been walking with Jesus as he has sent his face toward Jerusalem traveled toward the cross. Our time with Jesus has been a time of learning. While Jesus has not instructed us in things that our society considers more

  • He Is Risen Indeed! (John 20:1-18)

    Contributed by David Smith on Nov 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    He is Risen Indeed! (an Easter Sermon) ...

    It is Easter Day, and here we gather, along with so many other people around the globe, to celebrate that fundamental event which gives birth to the Christian faith - namely, the resurrection of Jesus. I’ve been celebrating the resurrection of Jesus like this every year at this time for as long more

  • Easter: Had They Known - Do You Believe?

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 28, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    Easter message on believing.

    Easter: Had They Known – Do You Believe? John 20:1-29 In my sermon on “Palm Sunday,” I told you Simon’s perspective on what he witnessed during the last week of Christ’s life and the impact it had on his life. Many historians believe he became a Christian because of this incident and the fact more

  • Shift - Creation Care

    Contributed by Tim Hedberg on Oct 18, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Could it be that Jesus’ resurrections was meant to not only give hope to humanity but also to the rest of his creations?

    I want to begin this morning in John 20. John 20 is text that we most commonly read on Easter Sunday. It is John’s account of Jesus’ resurrection. In John chapter 20, we have Mary Magdalene going to the tomb where Jesus was buried early in the morning to anoint the dead body of Jesus with more

  • The Resurrection Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Apr 15, 2022

    The resurrection of Jesus shows us that there is re-creation to come.

    INTRODUCTION • Here we are together today celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus! • In the series entitled Signs, all of the signs we have looked at showed how God is at work through Jesus in the world, pointing out God’s overwhelming grace and love through Jesus. • Today’s sign shows us God’s more

  • The Empty Tomb

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Dec 12, 2013
    based on 5 ratings

    Jesus' bodily Presence is not all: He is with us for ever.

    THE EMPTY TOMB. John 20:1-18. While Jesus’ enemies had been busying themselves setting a watch over His tomb, the disciples had been sitting quietly at home, keeping the Sabbath. At first dawn Mary Magdalene - and some other women - came to the sepulchre, and found the stone had been rolled away more

  • Seeing Is Believing Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 27, 2021
    based on 5 ratings

    Peter, John and Mary Magdalene all saw the empty tomb... but they all came away with different conclusions. What can we learn from these first three witnesses of the risen Christ?

    On May 4, 1865, after weeks of his body being on display in Washington D.C. and a few other cities, Abraham Lincoln was “laid to rest” in a cemetery near his home in Springfield, Illinois. But Lincoln didn’t "rest in peace." In 1876, there was a plot to raid his grave and steal his more

  • The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Sep 23, 2020

    We've all hear the term "gospel" and we know it is "good news", so let's examine why this news is so life changing.

    The Gospel • Before the fall – fellowship with God • God gives his instruction – Genesis 2:16-17 • Sin o Entered the world through Adam and Eve – Genesis 3:1-19 ? Naked and exposed • Covered by the shedding of blood – Genesis 3:21 ? The curse - death o The Law more

  • Tears At The Tomb Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 5, 2021

    John makes Mary the first to see the risen Christ, and the first to have her tears of grief wiped away by the reality of the resurrection.

    It I had a dollar for every tear shed by men and women if the Bible, I would be a wealthy man, for the Bible is a book soaked with the tears of the saints. The weeping of the wicked and the sobs of sinners added to the tears of the saints makes a salty sea of liquid. Not only was Jesus a man of more

  • Seven Sundays To Easter: Mary Magdalene’s Undying Love For A Risen Savior Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Spurlock on Apr 1, 2021

    John 20 records Mary Magdalene's journeys to the tomb where the body of Jesus was placed. She was the first person to see and speak with the Risen Lord Jesus, and showed Him her undying love.

    Introduction: Mary Magdalene was one of the women who followed Jesus during His earthly ministry. Jesus had cast seven demons out of her at an earlier time (Luke 7-8:2) so no doubt she would be grateful for that miracle. She was there when the Lord’s body was laid in the tomb (Mark 15:40-47) and more

  • Easter 2021 - Beyond The Cross

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Apr 1, 2021

    This Easter message focuses on what we have because Jesus was raised from the dead.

    Easter 2021 Beyond The Cross Scripture: First Corinthians 15:14-18; John 20:1-18; Isaiah 53:9 Throughout my early years in the Church, we sang a song that contained the following words that I am sure many of you will recognize: “Jesus keep me near the cross, there’s a precious fountain. more

  • Woman, Why Are You Weeping?

    Contributed by I. Grant Spong on Apr 3, 2021

    The story setting is early on that Sunday morning after Jesus’ resurrection.

    The story setting is early on that Sunday morning after Jesus’ resurrection (John 20:1-18). This time of year, Jerusalem can be just over 20°C (about 70°F on the old scale) during the day. Early that morning it may have been about 10°C (50°F), so Mary probably wrapped herself up more

  • The Storm Before The Calm

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Apr 4, 2021

    The storm before the calm. Normally we hear this said the other way around. Though there are times when there is the calm before the storm, in the case of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, the storm came before the calm.

    THE STORM BEFORE THE CALM The storm before the calm. Normally we hear this said the other way around. Though there are times when there is the calm before the storm, in the case of Jesus' crucifixion and resurrection, the storm came before the calm. 1) The crucifixion-the storm. The storm more

  • Experiencing Easter!

    Contributed by Thomas Fortini on Apr 4, 2021

    An analysis of the of the subjects, signs, sayings, and the sightings of Our Risen Savior, will prayerfully move us beyond the historicity of Easter, and into the experience of the reality of Easter!

    John 20 (NIV) 1 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 more

  • "tomb Visitors On Resurrection Sunday"

    Contributed by Gordon Weatherby on Apr 4, 2021

    This message deals with the accounts of those first visitors who came to the tomb of Jesus expecting to find the body of Jesus, but instead have an encounter with an angel of the Lord.

    TOMB VISITORS ON RESURRECTION MORNING Matthew 28: 1-8, 9-10; John 20:1-9, 11-18 Greenmount and O’Leary Churches of Christ April 04, 2021 Video Link: INTRODUCTION: 1.) This morning I want us to go back in time over 2,000 years to the scene of a graveyard. 2.) This more