Resurrection

A Visit to the Tomb

Jan 01

A Visit to the Tomb   “He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.” — Matthew xxviii. 6.   THE holy women, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary, came to the sepulchre, hoping to find there the body of their Lord, which they intended to embalm. Their intention …

Matthew:28:6

“If There be no Resurrection,—.”

Feb 20

“If These be no Resurrection,—.”   “Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: and if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your …

1 Corinthians:15:12-19

Magdalene at the Sepulchre: an Instructive Scene

Oct 24

Magdalene at the Sepulchre: an Instructive Scene   “Then the disciples went away again unto their own home. But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, and seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where …

John:20:10-16

The Power of His Resurrection

Apr 21

 The Power of His Resurrection   “That I may know him, and the power of his resurrection.”— Philippians iii. 10.   PAUL, in the verses before the text, had deliberately laid aside his own personal righteousness. “But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ: for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, …

Philippians:3:10

Consolation from Resurrection

Sep 30

Consolation from Resurrection   “I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.” — Hosea xiii. 14.   THIS verse stands in the midst of a long line of threatenings. Like …

Hosea:13:14

Jesus Affirmed to Be Alive

Apr 01

Jesus Affirmed to Be Alive   “Against whom when the accusers stood up, they brought none accusation of such things as I supposed: but had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.”— Acts xxv. 18, 19.   FESTUS is giving to King Agrippa a brief …

Acts:25:18-19

Young Man, Is This for You?

Jan 15

Young Man, Is This for You?   “And it came to pass the day after, that he went into a city called Nain; and many of his disciples went with him, and much people. Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man carried out, the only son of …

Luke:7:11-17

Though He Were Dead

Sep 14

Though He Were Dead   “Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day. Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: and whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. …

John:11:24-26

Supposing Him to be the Gardner

Dec 31

“SUPPOSING HIM TO BE THE GARDENER.”   “Supposing him to be the gardener.” — John xx. 15.   I WAS sitting about a fortnight ago in a very lovely garden, in the midst of all kinds of flowers which were blooming in delightful abundance all around. Screening myself from the heat of the sun under the overhanging boughs of …

John:20:15

The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus

Apr 09

The Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus    “Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel.”— 2 Timothy ii. 8.   FROM long sickness my mind is scarcely equal to the work before me. Certainly, if I had ever sought after brilliance of thought or language, I should have failed …

2 Timothy:2:8