Matthew 28.2-3“And behold, there was a great earthquake, foran angel of the Lord descended from heavenand came and rolled back the stone and sat onit. His appearance was like lightning, and hisclothing white as snow.”
A Sealed Tomb“And a stone was brought and laid on themouth of the den, and the king sealed it withhis own signet and with the signet of his lords,that nothing might be changed concerningDaniel.” (Daniel 6.17; ESV)
1 Corinthians 15.4-8“…He rose again the third day according to theScriptures, and that He was seen byCephas, then by the twelve. After that He wasseen by over five hundred brethren at once, ofwhom the greater part remain to thepresent, but some have fallen asleep. Afterthat, He was seen by James, then by all theapostles. Then last of all He was seen by mealso, as by one born out of due time.”
1 Corinthians 15.14-17 “And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. Yes, and we are found false witnesses of God, because have testified of God that we He raised up Christ, whom He did not raise up—if in fact the dead do not rise. For if the dead do not rise, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; are you still in your sins!”
Acts 17.30-31 “Truly, these times of ignorance God overlooked, but now commands all men everywhere to repent, because He has appointed a day on which will judge the He world in righteousness by the Man whom He has ordained. He has given assurance of this to all by raising Him from the dead.”
QuestionAre you serving a dead man or a risen Lord?