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Why did Jesus Appear to Mary First?

Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene: An Exegetical Discussion

What is one to glean from John’s account of Christ’s post-resurrection appearance to Mary Magdalene? What follows is an exploration of this account (John 20:10-18) which has a two-fold purpose: first, to discuss some text-related issues which will shine light on the passage and second, to draw conclusions from this discussion which will yield a solid interpretation of the passage both in its original context and in today’s context. 6,272 more words

Bursting Eschatological Bubbles with Sam Storms

Dr. Sam Storms wrote a wonderful blog post on the nature of the final state of affairs at the consummation of all things. So many people believe that an immaterial heavenly home is their final hope while ignoring the biblical reality of the physical resurrection of the dead along with the final renovation of the earth. Great stuff!

Amillennialism

Radical Effects of the Resurrection

If in Christ we have hope in this life only, we are of all people most to be pitied. (1 Corinthians 15:19)

Paul concludes from his hourly danger and his daily dying and his fighting with beasts that the life he has chosen in following Jesus is foolish and pitiable if he will not be raised from the dead.

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Christians

The hardened heart

‭ ‬At the close of Matthew‭’‬s gospel we read‭ ‬of the women coming to the tomb of Jesus.‭ ‬There was a violent earthquake and an angel came down‭ ‬from heaven,‭ ‬“whose face was like lightning and his robe‭ ‬was as‭ ‬white as‭ ‬snow‭ ‬and‭ ‬he‭ ‬rolled the stone from the mouth of the tomb and sat on it‭”‬.‭ ‬The guards at the tomb were so terrified that‭ ‬“ they became as‭ ‬dead men‭”‬. 1,009 more words

Christianity

Where Do You Keep Your Hope Chest?

I held the little pieces of glass in my hands, cupped in my palms, like I could will them back together. But it was all I could do to hold  145 more words

The Resurrection

If the Resurrection Never Happened

• Podcast Number: 52
• Series: Individual Messages
• Date Presented: Sunday, April 08, 2012 – AM
• Speaker: Jared H. Byrns
• Text: I Corinthians 15:12-20… 32 more words

Eastside Missionary Baptist Church

Four Facts about the Resurrection

• Podcast Number: 51
• Series: Individual Messages
• Date Presented: Sunday, April 01, 2012 – PM
• Speaker: Jared H. Byrns
• Text: I Corinthians 15:17… 32 more words

Eastside Missionary Baptist Church