John began his resurrection story with a testimony of how he came to personal faith in the Resurrection by considering the evidence found in the open tomb. The empty tomb bore witness to a physical or bodily resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ.
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THE EMPTY TOMB
We have before us tonight the open sepulcher, the bewildered alarm it caused, and the faith it both elicited and excited. John's Gospel comes to a conclusion in chapter 20 with a proclamation of Jesus' victory over death and then is followed in chapter 21 by an