The Resurrection of Jesus Christ was on this wise:
Chronology of Events on the Resurrection Day
* Very Early Matt. 28:2-4
* 5 a.m. John 20:1
* 5:30 a.m. Mark 16:2
* 6 a.m. Luke 24:1
* 6:30 a.m. John 20:3-10 - (left too quickly)
* 7 a.m. John 20:14-18 (upbraided them)
Matt. 28:9-10 - (charges)
* 4-6 p.m. Luke 24:13
Mark 16:12 (another form)
I John 3:2
I Cor. 15:5
* 8 p.m. Luke 24:36
* Eight Days Later John 20:26, 29-31
No evangelist describes the resurrection -
no one present - like The Creation - Job 38:4-7
The Lord appeared only to His own - to
individuals, to two, to eleven, to above 500 at once!
v. 3 - Open & Empty Tomb - For us all someday -
v. 4 - Much perplexed - Last week's lesson - One
example - "Who is going to roll away the stone?"
GOD HAS ALREADY TOOK CARE OF IT!
We get in trouble speculating! We imagine difficulties
which God has already solved! "Sufficient unto the day
is the evil thereof"
The Women - They who truly love the Lord Christ will
find ample opportunities to prove their affection.
Two representatives of legions - Matt. 26:53 - 12
legions of angels at Christ's disposal! II Kings 6:15-17
"Cold discrepancy mongers, do you not see
that the evangelists do not count the angels? There were
not only two angels, there were millions. They appeared
not always one & the same, not always the same two,
sometimes this one appeared, sometimes that; sometimes
on this place, sometimes that; sometimes alone, sometimes
in company; sometimes they said this, sometimes that!
v. 5 - Too good to be true? Paul to Agrippa - "Why
should it be thought a thing incredible with you that
God should raise the dead?" Acts 26:8
That faith & hope might be in God - Christ died
for the sins of the world & lives for the world's
vs. 6-7 - Don't forget the appointed place.
v. 11 - idle tales to the disciples but not to the
v.25 - Matthew 15:14-15 - Luke 16:29
v. 26 - Crucifixion + death = Glory
Suffering - a necessity and will of God for
Christ - a key to some of the darkest problems
v.27 - Beginning at Moses - COME UP WITH LIST
v. 38 - Connect with Psalms 42 & 43
v. 39 - No phantom, no bodiless spirit - I John 1:1
v. 40 - Revelation 5:6 "In the midst of the elders
stood a Lamb as it had been slain"
v. 44 - "All must be fulfilled"
v. 45 - "Open it up Lord" Breathe on Me! John 20:22
v. 46 - *An Atoning Redeemer from sin everywhere
*A Dying Redeemer for the consequences of sin.
v. 47 - Repentance & Remission of sins to be proclaimed.
v. 48 - Witnesses of these things - Mark 16:15-18
v. 49 - John 14:16-17,26
16:1-3, 7-11, 13-14, 33
v. 51 - Blessed them as He Ascended - "Even so come
Lord Jesus & Bless again!
v. 53 - Continually in the Temple