The Women and the Resurrection
II. Witnesses to Jesus’ Death (vv. 55-61)
i. Many women looking on
ii. Joseph of Arimathea
III. Plots against Jesus’ Resurrection (vv. 62-66)
i. The breaking of Passover
ii. Defiance of Jesus’ teaching
iii. Preventative measures
IV. Witnesses to the Resurrection (vv. 1-10)
i. Twin fears
ii. The angelic announcement
iii. Meeting with Jesus
i. Are we attentive to the Cross amidst all of our worldly concerns? If not, we are not in a position to receive the refreshment of the Resurrection.
ii. Do we see assaults against the Resurrection for what they are? We need to be wise to the ungodly attempts to invalidate the teaching of Christ by putting obstructions against the Resurrection. So too, we need to see how these wicked plans miscarry.
iii. Patient in our afflictions, weak in ourselves, waiting upon Christ, we too are those who receive the joy of the Resurrection.
Pastor Evans began his ministerial training by majoring in Christian Studies at Hillsdale College. Afterward, he attended The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and then finished his training at Greyfriars Hall under Pastor Douglas Wilson. At various times during his years of training, he worked for the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Logos School, Canon Press, and New Saint Andrews College.... read more