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  • If You Missed Easter ...

    Contributed by Bob Joyce on Aug 3, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,638 views

    Surprises related to the Easter story.

    How many of you like surprises? If you are very young, your immediate response is, "Oh, boy! I love surprises!" If you are a little older, you’re probably a little more cautious. You have learned that not all surprises are happy ones. If you missed Easter, I have a surprise for you. I want us ...read more

  • The Testimony Of An Empty Tomb

    Contributed by John White on Apr 1, 2006
    based on 84 ratings
     | 9,845 views

    An Easter message focused upon the veracity of the Easter story.

    THE TESTIMONY OF AN EMPTY TOMB Luke 24:1-12 Have you ever seen an old empty house in a deserted neighborhood? Perhaps the doors stand ajar, sagging on hinges, loosened by the ravages of weather and time. Have you noticed the vacant stare of glassless windows? If you paused to listen ...read more

  • The Victory Of The Cross

    Contributed by Wendy Pratt on Mar 30, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,421 views

    The Easter story from the perspective of Mary Magdalene, including a recap of recent events.

    Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. I come to you this morning to share the story of what happened on that first Easter. My name is Mary—Mary of Magdala, though you know me as Mary Magdalene. Just to be correct, Magdalene was not my last name—it referred to ...read more

  • Ever-Flowing Life Of Easter

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 5, 2006
    based on 22 ratings
     | 8,330 views

    The Easter Story is God taking a life which was being spent on self, the pleasures of this world and was blinded by the devil, and turning it around to achieve all of His good purposes.

    Turn your Bibles to 2 Corinthians 5: 14-15 Title: Ever-Flowing Life of Easter Theme: Restoring Spiritual Life This Easter Introduction: When Jesus was crucified on the Cross, and was raised again on the third day, He got victory over sin and death and that purchased the abundant life in ...read more

  • Palm Sunday - Almost!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 500 ratings
     | 98,772 views

    Pilate is not the only one who has played the game of "almost." Most of us have played that game, too. (PowerPoint available - #163)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK Revised: 2015) (PowerPoint used with this message available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #163.) ILL. On the southern border of the empire of Cyrus, there lived a great chieftain named Cagular who tore ...read more

  • Return To The Mount Of Olives

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Mar 30, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 7,514 views

    Holy Week or Easter or even the Sunday after Easter. The Easter story is not just about the death, crucifixion, burial and resurrection of Christ. It is ultimately about the Second Coming of Christ.

    Return to the Mount of Olives “And in the day time he was teaching in the temple; and at night he went out, and abode in the mount that is called the Mount of Olives.” Luke 21:37 Intro: Today we are going to talk about the Return to the Mount of Olives. Just east of the Holy City ...read more

  • Barabbas' Baneful Biography Banished Briskly Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Jul 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 4,486 views

    It is impossible to study the Easter Story without studying Barabas. However, this interesting character deserves careful study on his own. He was all the Bible said he was and more, yet, he serves as a type of every sinner who is set free because Christ

    MARK 15:6-15 BARABBAS’ BANEFUL BIOGRAPHY BANISHED BRISKLY I. THE BIOGRAPHY: A. Bitterness. B. Brutality. C. Bonds. II. THE BIZARRNESS: A. Bartering. B. Balancing. C. Biasness. III. THE BLESSINGS: A. Blameless. B. Beginning. C. Beholding. Barabbas ...read more

  • Do You Believe In The Resurrection?

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,206 views

    A sermon for the 6th Sunday after Epiphany A sermon on the Second Lesson

    Sixth Sunday after Epiphany 1 Corinthians 15: 12-20 Luke 6:17-26 "Do You Believe in the Resurrection?" 12* Now if Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13* But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then ...read more

  • Hope From An Empty Tomb

    Contributed by Jimmy Chapman on Apr 4, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,452 views

    What does the Resurrection? It does have meaning. It means HOPE. The resurrection of Jesus offers hope to all.

    HOPE From An Empty Tomb Matthew 28:1-20 Years ago there was a valley in New England that was going to be dammed up for a hydro-electric plant. There was a small town in the bottom of the valley, and that town fell into disrepair. Someone asked why? The answer came back "If there is no ...read more

  • The Meaning Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Apr 16, 2002
    based on 190 ratings
     | 7,168 views

    An Topical message on the difference that the resurrection makes.

    Easter Sunday 2002 Sunrise Service Read Matthew 28:1-7 Illustration: I read a story not too long ago about a particular family who was watching the Easter story on television. Although the entire family had seen the movie before one little girl was particularly moved by the movie. As Jesus ...read more

  • Has He Risen?

    Contributed by Eric Darr on Nov 11, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 4,446 views

    This title may strike you in an odd way..... Has He Risen? While we are so accustomed to hearing He Has Risen. The reason I bring this title with a question mark vs. an accustomed exclamation point is because some of us in the church do not show a

    Has He Risen? While driving to church on Easter Sunday two years ago, I told my children the Easter story. "This is the day we celebrate Jesus coming back to life," I explained. Right away, my 3-year-old son, Kevin, piped up from the back seat, "Will He be in church ...read more

  • Staying True

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jul 8, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,403 views

    Communion meditation for May 7, 2006

    One of things that I thought about doing in my 20’s was running a marathon race. There was something appealing and challenging about running 26 plus miles. (It’s not appealing now but I did think about it.) I remember that as I ran during my college days, my endurance got better as I ran more and ...read more

  • The God Of The Second Touch!

    Contributed by Leslie Ferguson, Jr. on Apr 10, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 12,857 views

    Like the blind man of Bethsaida, the resurrection of Jesus brings us the power of the Second touch of God!

    The God of the Second Touch! A. Good Morning! I am reading from Mark 8:22-26… Of all the stories of Jesus we might read and study, from the perspective of a believer, this story might just be the strangest of all. 1. Just a simple unadorned look at the facts raises some disturbing ...read more

  • Because He Lives...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 191 ratings
     | 10,847 views

    Easter message focusing on the facts of the resurrection

    “Because He Lives…” 1 Corinthians 15:3-20 (Easter Sunday, April 15, 2001) Introduction Most of you don’t know this, but I have been living with a painful childhood memory that has impacted my impressions of Easter. It happened during a family trip. I don’t know where we were going, or ...read more

  • His Resurection Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 30, 2003
    based on 641 ratings
     | 188,340 views

    The Resurrection is either one of the most wicked, heartless, vicious hoaxes ever or it is the most fantastic fact of history. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 5:17, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless.” This message will focus on three

    The Case For Christ: His Resurrection Rev. Brian Bill 4/15/01 I have a confession to make this morning -- I am an Information Junkie. I read two newspapers a day, listen to talk radio, and often pop in a teaching tape when I’m driving. At the office I read my Bible, memos, mail, e-mail, ...read more