The Incarnate Christ Is Also the Risen Lord Jesus.
Sermon: The Last Enemy
Text: Isaiah 25:6-9; 1 Corinthians 15:12-26
Focus: Jesus saves us from death by the power of his resurrection.
Function: That they would believe in the resurrection of the Son of God.
Sermon: Don’t Cling to Me
Text: John 20:1-18
Focus Statement: Jesus rose from the dead to give us eternal life.
Function Statement: That they would not cling to the old ways of knowing God.
Sermon: What Difference Does Easter Make?
Texts: John 20:1-18; 1 Corinthians 15:51-57
Focus: If Christ had not risen from the dead, we would still be lost in sin and doomed to die.
Function: That they would believe and rejoice that Jesus rose from the dead for our salvation.
Sermon: The Miracles of Lent: The Miraculous Descent into Hell
Texts: 1 Peter 3:18-20; Revelation 1:17-18
Focus: Jesus descended into hell to proclaim his victory over sin, death, and the devil.
Function: That they would rejoice in the salvation Christ won for them.