Tag Archives: Resurrection

Resurrection Hope

The resurrection is as true today, in the middle of our mundane week, as it was this past Sunday. Below is a sermon from The Ligonier National Conference 2016. I hope you find Michael Reeves’ exposition of the good news of … Continue reading

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The Necessity (and Beauty) of the Resurrection

Charles Hodge: If He rose, the gospel is true. If He did not rise, it is false. If He rose…his sacrifice has been accepted as a satisfaction to divine justice, and his blood as a ransom for many. (Systematic Theology … Continue reading

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The Work of Christ

In a recent post I mentioned the importance of emphasizing the complete work of Christ. Every dimension of Christ’s life and work (Incarnation, perfect life, Cross, Resurrection, Ascension and Second Coming) is vitally important and we must not emphasize one … Continue reading

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Reading for Easter

Here are some reading recommendations for the Easter season. (Also see last year’s list.) Lifted: Experiencing the Resurrection Life by Sam Allberry (Available at the church book table) Salvation by Crucifixion by Phil Ryken (Available at the church book table) … Continue reading

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A Taboo Subject

Death is something of a taboo subject in our culture. In one sense it only proves that it is the true problem we all face, but that we are helpless to do anything about. Therefore, one of the ways we … Continue reading

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Christ, Victorious Over Death

I had no intention on writing about Halloween today. In fact, I was planning to write about the Reformation since it is Reformation Day. However, the past few days the cultural celebration of Halloween has been on my mind. Let … Continue reading

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The Cross and The Resurrection

I’m currently reading J.I. Packer’s Weakness Is the Way. To be sure, there will be plenty to say about this short little gem. However, for now I wanted to share the following, which needs no introduction or concluding remarks. This … Continue reading

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The Reign of Christ

The past two sermons at Redeemer have been on the Resurrection and Ascension of Christ. The Resurrection and Ascension were the final act in the inauguration of the “Redemptive” Kingdom. (I would submit the inauguration of the Kingdom began when … Continue reading

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The Necessity of the Resurrection

“And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins. Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we … Continue reading

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True Savior

The past two years during the Christmas season I have sought to emphasize that one of the beauties of the Incarnation (John 1:14) is that Jesus confronted sin and death (Rom. 8:2). Christianity is not escapism! Obviously the climax of … Continue reading

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