Lord’s Day 17


Jesus Christ manifests himself in his resurrection to be the living Saviour of his church

  1. The undeniable fact of his resurrection
  2. The immediate fruit of his resurrection
  3. The certain pledge in his resurrection

Wes Bredenhof

Christ’s resurrection promises comfort to believers

The resurrection is a:

  1. Certain fact
  2. Sure pledge
  3. Sound motivation

Scripture reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-28

How does the resurrection of the Lord Jesus help us?

  1. We can be right before God – Romans 4:25
  2. We can have a life new right now already – Colossians 3:1ff.
  3. We can look forward to our own resurrection – Romans 8:11

The gospel promises victory in the resurrection of Christ

We’ll learn about these promises and how they connect to our:

  1. Justification
  2. Sanctification
  3. Glorification

Scripture readings: Romans 4, Colossians 3:1-17

J. Kok

The connection between Christ’s resurrection and the lives of believers

  1. Christ’s resurrection is the root
  2. Christ’s resurrection is the guarantee of the lives of believers

The resurrection of Jesus Christ

  1. In its glory
  2. In its meaning
  3. In its fruit

The profitability of the resurrection of Christ

  1. For faith
  2. For love
  3. For hope

R.H. Bremmer

Christ’s resurrection:  a horn of plenty


  1. He guarantees through his resurrection the propitiation for our debt
  2. He renews through his power our lives
  3. He guarantees our resurrection in glory

H. Knoop

The profit of Christ’s resurrection for those who are his

  1. As the revelation of his victory over death
  2. As the removal of death from those who are his

C. Bouwman

Christ’s triumphant resurrection guarantees our blessed resurrection

We see the link between:

  1. Christ`s resurrection and our justification
  2. Christ`s resurrection and our sanctification
  3. Christ`s resurrection and our glorification

Scripture readings: 1 Corinthians 15:1-20, 50-58; Ephesians 2:1-10

The resurrection of Jesus Christ changes the daily lives of God`s people

  1. The need for Christ`s resurrection
  2. The reality of Christ`s resurrection
  3. The response to Christ`s resurrection

D. Wynia

We rejoice in the gospel of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ

  1. Because it means that he has overcome death
  2. Because it means that we are raised to a new life
  3. Because it means that we will be raised from the dead

Reuben Bredenhof

We confess and rejoice that Christ is risen!

  1. Because of the promise of the Father
  2. By the power of the Holy Spirit
  3. Through the authority of the Son

Scripture readings: John 10:11-21, Acts 2:22-36, 1 Peter 3:13-22

Christ has risen from the dead!

  1. A true story
  2. A powerful story
  3. A continuing story

Scripture reading: Matthew 27:57-28:20

Jeremy Segstro

The only possible conclusion:  this changes everything!

  1. This changes our status
  2. This changes our life
  3. This changes our future

Scripture reading: 1 Corinthians 15:1-34