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  • Why Was The Tomb Empty? Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Mar 19, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    How do explain the empty tomb?

    INTRODUCTION • SHOW VIDEO CLIP • SLIDE #1 • Over the last three weeks we have looked at three questions, “Is Jesus The Son of God”, “Is Jesus the Only Way To God”, and “Why Did Jesus Die.” • If we let the story end right there, we ...read more

  • "Why Do We Come To The Tomb?"

    Contributed by Paul Norwood on May 7, 2018

    A sermon prepared for "Easter" Sunday and compares the reasons folks came to the tomb where Jesus was laid to rest and our reasons for assembling to worship on the first day of the week.

    I. Welcome II. Introduction MercyMe first released their hit song I Can Only Imagine in 1999. Since then, I’ve heard this song played numerous times at funerals as one imagines being in heaven and in the presence of God. The movie by the same name was released last month with much greater success ...read more

  • An Angel's Rock Solid Chair Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Feb 28, 2018

    Why does Matthew mention that the Angel sat on the boulder that was in the front of the tomb of Jesus? This message answers this question to help us understand more about the significance of the work of Jesus.

    The message below is more in note form. You can listen to the full message here:- http://www.nec.org.au/index.php/listen-to-a-sermon-series/strange-and-unusual/ (If you happen to transcribe the sermon for your own use send me a copy and I will add it in below) email - ...read more

  • If Christ Is Not Risen From The Dead, Then What?

    Contributed by Jeremiah Menyongai on Apr 24, 2017

    What if the Resurrection of Jesus had not occurred? Have you thought of the consequences and what the Christian faith would be like? Quote: “Christmas is the promise, and Easter is the proof.” But that proof Is called into question by skeptics.

    BUT IF CHRIST IS NOT RISEN FROM THE DEAD, THEN WHAT? 1 Corinthians 15:1 Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, 2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you - unless you believed ...read more

  • Panic Room

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Apr 20, 2002
    based on 79 ratings

    References the movie "Panic Room" (Jodie Foster). Recalls the disciples’ reaction to hide out in a locked room after finding the tomb empty. The "Panic Room" can be both a safe haven and a well-fortressed prison.

    "Panic Room" - Easter 2A April 7, 2002 - John 20:19-31 This week I saw the newly-released movie "Panic Room". In this movie, "Jodie Foster plays a wealthy single mom with a teenage daughter. They buy a fancy brownstone in NYC that has a ’panic room’, a fortified hi-tech room in the center ...read more

  • What Is The Sabbath?

    Contributed by Nickolas Kooi on Jun 1, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    In Mark 3:1-6, Jesus teaches us about what the Sabbath is through His healing of a man with a withered hand. This sermon explains what the Jews believed about the Sabbath, and how we can apply the Sabbath as modern Christians.

    In the movie The Incredibles, there is a scene where ex-Super Hero Bob Parr, aka Mr. Incredible, has a confrontation with his boss. Mr. Incredible has been forcibly retired from the hero business for years, and is working at an insurance company. He is doing a good job, but too good of a job. ...read more

  • One Fine Day

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 165 ratings

    The first Easter was One Fine day

    One Fine Day John 20:1-18 Easter Message 1998 I. A Startling Report A. Mary finds the tomb empty 1. Mary goes to the tomb a.) Mary was going to finish the burial preparation 1.) Jesus was given a royal burial – The time on Friday did not allow them to finish the work 2.) May had ...read more

  • Easter Sermon With Surprise Ending

    Contributed by Spencer Homan on Nov 19, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    This sermon has a little fun with the "short" ending of Mark. We stand at the empty tomb... and it is up to us to finish the story.

    The Lady or the Lion By Frank Stockton (edited and revised) In the very olden time there lived a semi-barbaric king, whose ideas were indeed semi-barbaric. The king had a daughter, beautiful and fair… the envy of every woman in the nation. She could have any man in the kingdom… but her heart ...read more

  • Empty Manger – Empty Tomb

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Mar 30, 2016

    Jesus has completed the task and takes His place next to the Father.

    [Note to preachers: I interwove this sermon with personal pictures of the Birthplace in Bethlehem, Golgotha, and the Empty Tomb. If you don't have personal pictures, you can google them with "Church of the Nativity" and "Garden Tomb"] Empty Manger – Empty Tomb March 27, 2016 Resurrection ...read more

  • That Monumental Weekend

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 16 ratings

    The Three Parts of the Gospel are crucial for all believers to understand.

    1. Many of us look forward to the weekend....one reason I like to take Saturday off rather than Monday...I like weekends 2. But schedules can be tricky.... 3. Easter celebrates the Resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ....it is also the culmination of the Gospel... 4. I Cor. 15:3-5 summarizes ...read more

  • The Resurrection And Life

    Contributed by Nnaemeka Durueke on Aug 10, 2016


    THE RESURRECTION AND LIFE MAIN TEXT: John 11:25 “…I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he may die, he shall live”. 1 Corinthians. 15: 13-14—“But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen, and if Christ is not ...read more

  • Always Darkest Before The Dawn

    Contributed by O. K. Neal on Feb 10, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    Short message on Easter morning at the tomb

    Dark before the Dawn John 20:1-10 Have you noticed? It IS always darkest before the dawn I wonder why Have you? When at the ranch, you can go outside around 4 am and see millions of stars More than you can ever see in a city, or even a small town It is dark When growing ...read more

  • Easter Sunrise Sermon

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Apr 7, 2004
    based on 913 ratings

    Sermon for Sunrise Service

    Mark 16:1-8 1. They arrived early. These ladies didn’t arrive early in anticipation, but rather to take care of unfinished business. Luke 23:55-56 records that they had seen the tomb and where his body was laid after he was taken down from the cross. Yet, they had to return home where they ...read more

  • In The Presence Of The King On The Road

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on May 7, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    A short talk given at a Wednesday morning communion service reflecting upon Jesus drawing alongside the disciples on the road to Emmaus. He listened, rebuked and ate with them. What can we learn from this?

    Two disciples, not from the original band of 12, but two other disciples are walking from Jerusalem to Emmaus. It’s a little later on the same day that Jesus rose from the dead (24:13) and these two are discussing the events of recent days, including the fact that some of the women from their ...read more

  • The First Sunrise Service

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 25, 2014

    A message on the resurrection for an early morning sunrise service

    The First Sunrise Service Matthew 28:5-7 April 20, 2014 Easter Sunrise Service The morning of the resurrection brought a message that was an end of fear. There is no longer reason to fear death. There is no longer reason to fear the wrath of God. There is no longer a reason to fear the ...read more