The Resurrection

eternal-redemption
LIGHTHOUSE MINISTRIES
Apst. Laban Nyachikanda
He died, He was Buried and He rose again
THE RESURRECTION
READING: Matthew 28:1-10,
1 Corinthians 15:3-8
“For I delivered to you first of all that which I also received:  that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the Scriptures,”
‭‭1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:3-4‬ ‭NKJV‬‬
A. WE CELEBRATE THE RESURRECTION
1)  Today Christians in South Africa and ALL over the world are celebrating the resurrection of the Lord Jesus.
2)  We are observing this day with joy, praise and adoration, that He is risen and Jesus is ALIVE, alive forever more!
3)  The tomb is EMPTY
4)  The grave and death could not hold Him, hallelujah!! He has power to lay down His life and take it again. ““Therefore My Father loves Me, because I lay down My life that I may take it again. No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This command I have received from My Father.””
‭‭John‬ ‭10:17-18‬ ‭NKJV‬‬
5)  Pastor Dee and I have been to Israel and we saw and had been in the tomb it is empty, Hallelujah. In it is in the garden of Gethsemane. You can see the mountain called the Skull.
B. HE IS RISEN, YES HE IS RISEN INDEED – MATTHEW TELLS THE OF THE RESURRECTION IN CHAPTER 28:1-10
• All the gospels have a record of the resurrection.
• The women (2 Marys) wondered how they would roll back the huge stone that covered the tomb. Mark 16:3
• All the guards froze upon seeing an angel. What more when Jesus comes back?
C. WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT HIM THAT WE CELEBRATE HIM & HIS RESURRECTION
He is not just an ordinary man. He is God. The Bible says about Him.
“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.”
‭‭John‬ ‭1:1, 14‬ ‭(also vs. 2,3)
“He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.”
‭‭Colossians‬ ‭1:15‬ ‭(also vs. 16-18)
He is “… Mighty God …”
Isaiah 9:6
D. FORGET NOT ALL HIS BENEFITS – WHICH HAVE COME AS A RESULT OF HIS DEATH, HIS BURIAL AND HIS RESURRECTION
Psalm 103:1-5, 68:19
1 Corinthians 15:3-4
1) He died, He was buried and He rose again for OUR SINS
1 Corinthians 15:3 (Romans 3:23, Isaiah 59:2)
2) to give us ETERNAL LIFE
“… that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”
‭‭John‬ ‭3:16‬b
3) to DEMONSTRATE HIS LOVE FOR US Romans 5:8
4) so that we may WALK IN NEWNESS OF LIFE
Romans 6:4
“… no longer I who live but Christ lives in me” – 2 Corinthians 5:17
I can now claim to be “the righteousness of God” – 2 Cor. 5:21
5)  NEVER TO DIE DIE AGAIN
“For the death that He died, He died to sin once for all; but the life that He lives, He lives to God.”
Romans 6:10
When Jesus comes back, He will come back in power!
6)  TO BE LORD OF THE DEAD AND THE LIVING
“For to this end Christ died and rose and lived again, that He might be Lord of both the dead and the living.” Romans 14:9
• Don’t live for yourself! Live for Him.
• When you encounter problems, remember that He died for you.
• Everything has to yield to the authority of Jesus!
“…that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of those in heaven, and of those on earth, and of those under the earth,…”
Philippians 2:9-11
7) that WE MIGHTY BE SAVED – 1 Cor. 15:3
8) that WE SHOULD NO LONGER LIVE FOR OURSELVES
2 Corinthians 5:15 • no hidden agenda
9) to BREAK THE DIVIDING WALL BETWEEN MAN AND GOD
“For He Himself is our peace, who has made both one, and has broken down the middle wall of separation Eph ‭2:14‬ ‭
10) that WE MIGHT HAVE PEACE Eph 2:14 above
11) that WE BE RECONCILED TO GOD
“and that He might reconcile them both to God in one body through the cross, thereby putting to death the enmity.” Eph 2:16
12) He died, He was buried and He rose again that WE SHALL RISE TOO
“For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.” 1 Thess 4:14

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