Tag: Easter

Easter Sermon 2014: Jesus appears to Thomas

Introduction

This morning even as we celebrate Easter, I want us to consider yet another famous passage in the bible. This passage is none other than John’s account of Jesus’ appearance to Thomas. In today’s sermon, I want to share my observations on the passage and its implications.

Easter Sermon: The Journey to Emmaus

Supper at Emmaus by Caravaggio

Introduction

The death of Jesus Christ actually shattered the hopes and dreams of his disciples. Though the resurrection had already taken place they were so affected by what happened three days ago they felt helpless, frustrated, disappointed, discouraged, and left behind. It is at a time like this that Jesus met two of them on their way to Emmaus.

Easter Sermon 2012: The Reality of the Resurrection

Christian Cross, surrounded by Daffodils.

 Introduction

It was just before dawn when the women arrived at the tomb of Jesus. The Scriptures say that they were bringing spices to anoint the dead body of Jesus. Exactly how they expected to do this is anybody’s guess. The stone would prevent their entrance. When they arrived they found the stone rolled away, the tomb empty and two supernatural beings guarding the tomb.

Sermon: The Lord of the Easter

Introduction

The disciples were discouraged and disappointed even after Jesus’ resurrection. They returned to fishing. Then the risen Lord appeared before them. He Commissioned them to follow him saying, “follow me…” – He is the Lord of the Easter! This Easter His commission for the church is that we follow Him. How do we follow the Lord of Easter?

Easter Sermon: Answers to Questions about Resurrection

A photo of brown and gold Easter Eggs

Introduction

Easter is the most important day in the Christian calendar. We celebrate the resurrection of Jesus.  As Christians, we take the fact of the resurrection without question.

Easter Sermon Notes: Why does Easter Matter?

A photo of yellow-colored eggs in a borwn-colored nest.

Introduction

Today is Easter Sunday and I want to emphasize the importance of the resurrection of Christ to our Christian Faith. Let me open with a story. One night a drunkard man broke into a house. Right before leaving the house with a suitcase full of cash and valuables he set the house on fire to cover his tracks. When he went home however he found out that his own house is on fire. To his amazement he had in fact, burgled and ignited his own house. Later on, he said, “I had no idea I had so many valuable possessions.”

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