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Sermon Slide Deck: "The Resurrection & the Fear of Death" (Luke 23:50-24:12)

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  1. 1. The Resurrection & the Fear of Death The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12
  2. 2. God Gives Us His Words of Eternal Life Luke 23:50-24:12Todays Scripture:
  3. 3. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) My questionthat which at the age of fty brought me to the verge of suicidewas the simplest of questions, lying in the soul of every mana question without an answer to which one cannot live. It was, What will come of what I am doing today or tomorrow? What will come of my whole life? Why should I live, why wish for anything, or do anything?
  4. 4. Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) Is there any meaning in my life that the inevitable death awaiting me does not destroy?
  5. 5. The Resurrection from the Dead The Gospel of Luke 20:27-40
  6. 6. I do feel that its a grim, painful, night- marish, meaningless experience and that the only way you can be happy is if you tell yourself some lies or deceive yourself. ~ Woody Allen
  7. 7. The Resurrection from the Dead The Gospel of Luke 20:27-40 I nd it a lousy deal, there is no advantage to getting older. You dont get smarter, you dont get wiserIts a bad business getting old, and I would advise you not to do it if you can avoid it. ~ Woody Allen
  8. 8. The Resurrection from the Dead The Gospel of Luke 20:27-40 My relationship with death remains the same. I am strongly against it. ~ Woody Allen
  9. 9. The Resurrection from the Dead The Gospel of Luke 20:27-40 I was lucky. My parents lived a long time, so maybe that will be good for me; I dont know, I am a big coward. ~ Woody Allen
  10. 10. The Resurrection from the Dead The Gospel of Luke 20:27-40 There is a tall, dark stranger that we all eventually meet that we dont want to meet. ~ Woody Allen
  11. 11. The Resurrection & the Fear of Death The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12
  12. 12. Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accom- plished among us, just as whose who from the beginning were eyewit- nesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us. ~ The Gospel of Luke 1:1-4
  13. 13. it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theo- philus, that you may have certainty con- cerning the things you have been taught. ~ The Gospel of Luke 1:1-4
  14. 14. 50 Now there was a man named Joseph, The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 from the Jewish town of Arimathea. He was a member of the council, a good and righteous man, 51 who had not consent- ed to their decision and action; and he was looking for the kingdom of God.
  15. 15. 52 This man went to Pilate and asked The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 for the body of Jesus.
  16. 16. 53 Then he took it down and wrapped it The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 in a linen shroud and laid it in a tomb cut in stone, where no one had ever yet been laid.
  17. 17. 54 It was the day of Preparation, and the The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 Sabbath was beginning. 55 The women who had come with him from Galilee followed and saw the tomb and how his body was laid. 56 Then they returned and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the
  18. 18. commandment. 24:1 But on the rst day The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices they had pre- pared.
  19. 19. 2 And they found the stone rolled away The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not nd the body of the Lord Jesus.
  20. 20. 4 While they were perplexed about this, The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 behold, two men stood by them in daz- sling apparel. 5 And as they were frighten- ed and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, Why do you seek the living among the dead? 6 He is not here, but has risen.
  21. 21. Remember how he told you, while he The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 was still in Galilee, 7 that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men and be crucied and on the third day rise? 8 And they remembered his words, 9 and returning from the tomb they told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest.
  22. 22. So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples. And behold, Jesus met them and said, Greetings! And they came up and took hold of his feet and worshiped him. Then Jesus told them, Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me. ~ The Gospel of Matthew 28:8-10
  23. 23. 10 Now it was Mary Magdalene and The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles.
  24. 24. Each gospel states that the rst eyewitnesses to the resurrection were women. Womens low social status meant that their testimony was not admissible evidence in court. There was no possible advantage to the church to recount that all the rst witnesses were women. It could only have undermined the credibility of the testimony.
  25. 25. The only possible explanation for why women were depicted as meeting Jesus rst is if they really had. There must have been enormous pressure on the early proclaimers of the Christian message to remove the women from the accounts. They felt they could not do so the records were too well known.
  26. 26. 10 Now it was Mary Magdalene and The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles, 11 but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.
  27. 27. 12 But Peter rose and ran to the tomb; The Gospel of Luke 23:50-24:12 stooping and looking in, he saw the linen cloths by themselves; and he went home marveling at what had happened.
  28. 28. Because of the resurrection of Jesus, death has been transformed, and so will we.
  29. 29. Remember, death has been transformed.
  30. 30. ~ The Apostle Peter ~
  31. 31. But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him God raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of it.~ The Apostle Peter in Acts 2:24
  32. 32. I know the resurrection is a fact, and how Watergate proved it to me. How? Because 12 men testied that they had seen Jesus rise from the dead, then they proclaimed that truth for 40 years, never once denying it. Every one was beaten, tortured, stoned and put in prison ~ Chuck Colson 1931-2012
  33. 33. They would not have endured that if it werent true. Watergate embroil- ed 12 of the most power- ful men in the world and they couldnt keep a lie for three weeks. Youre telling me 12 apostles could keep a life for 40 years? Absolutely impossible. ~ Chuck Colson 1931-2012
  34. 34. If death has been transformed, we can be as well.
  35. 35. ~ The Apostle Paul ~
  36. 36. We do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring those with him those who have fallen asleep. ~ The Apostle Paul in 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14
  37. 37. And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power. ~ The Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians 6:14
  38. 38. Remember Jesus, risen from the dead.
  39. 39. Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the deadas preached in my gospel, for which I am suffering, bound with chains as a criminal. But the word of God is not bound! Therefore, I endure every- thing for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation that is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory. ~ The Apostle Paul in 2 Timothy 2:8-9
  40. 40. Remember, the Gospel is Good News.
  41. 41. if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. ~ The Apostle Paul in Romans 10:9
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