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Resurrection Sunday Service - Eyewitnesses of His Majesty

April 4, 2021 Speaker: Brandon Phillips

Topic: The Gospel, Easter, The Glory of God, The Resurrection Passage: 2 Peter 1:16–1:18

April 4th, 2021 at 10:30 AM EST

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Sermon Outline

Eyewitnesses of His Majesty
2 Peter 1:16-18
  • The Lord of Glory Revealed
  • The Lord of Glory Confirmed

 

“The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the single greatest event in the history of the world. It is so foundational to Christianity that no one who denies it can be a true Christian...A person who believes in a Christ who was not raised believes in a powerless Christ, a dead Christ. If Christ did not rise from the dead, then no redemption was accomplished at the cross and “your faith is worthless,” Paul goes on to say; “you are still in your sins” (v. 17).” – John MacArthur

 

"We understand and acknowledge that the Resurrection has placed a glorious crown upon all of Christ's sufferings" - A. W. Tozer

 

“The cross of Christ only triumphs in the breast of believers over the devil and the flesh, sin and sinners, when their eyes are directed to the power of His Resurrection.” – John Calvin

 

“We need not wonder that so much importance is attached to our Lord’s resurrection. It is the seal and memorial stone of the great work of redemption, which He came to do. It is the crowning proof that He has paid the debt He undertook to pay on our behalf, won the battle He fought to deliver us from hell, and is accepted as our guarantee and our substitute by our Father in heaven. Had He never come forth from the prison of the grave, how could we ever have been sure that our ransom had been fully paid? Had He never risen from His conflict with the last enemy, how could we have felt confident that He has overcome the power of death from the devil? But thanks be unto God, we are not left in doubt. The Lord Jesus really rose again for our justification.” – JC Ryle

 

“The resurrection of Christ is one of the foundation-stones of Christianity. It was the seal of the great work that He came on earth to do. It was the crowning proof that the ransom He paid for sinners was accepted, the atonement for sin accomplished, the head of him who had the power of death bruised, and the victory won.” – JC Ryle

 

Sunday Service Songs:

To God Be The Glory (28)
Christ The Lord Is Risen Today (181)
Christ Our Hope In Life And Death
Come, Behold The Wondrous Mystery (116)
The Power Of The Cross (151)
Special music: The King In All His Beauty
In Christ Alone (138)

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