Series: Knowing What To Believe (5 of 9) by Stuart Briscoe

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NOTE: This sermon is part 9 and 10 of a 18 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.

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Part 9: The Resurrection
Series: Knowing What To Believe
Stuart Briscoe

"I believe in…Jesus Christ…on the third day He rose again from the dead." (The Apostles' Creed)

Note: 1. Resurrection is Foundation of Christianity. 1 Corinthians 15:17

2. Resurrection makes Christianity unique.

3. Resurrection is therefore Point of Controversy.

I. Historical Ingredients of the Resurrection.

A. Christ lived.

B. Christ crucified.

C. Christ buried.

D. Empty tomb.

Question: What happened to Jesus Christ?

II. Traditional Ideas of the Resurrection.

A. The delusion theory: Disciples mistaken; hallucinations.

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Part 10: The Ascension
Series: Knowing What To Believe
Stuart Briscoe

"I believe in Jesus Christ…He ascended into Heaven and sitteth on the right hand of God the Father Almighty…" (The Apostles' Creed)

The Exodus that Christ fulfilled took Him from the Cross to the Tomb, through Hades to Resurrection, from Olivet to Heaven and God's right hand.

Note: Heaven is spoken of in various ways.

1. The place where birds fly. Genesis 1:20

2. The realm of Christian experience. Ephesians 2:6; Philippians 3:20

3. The sphere where God dwells. Matthew 6:9; 2 Corinthians 12:2

I. The Ascendancy of the Glorified Lord.

A. He had defused the natural elements. Mark 4:39-41

B. He had defeated the spiritual foe. Luke 4:1, 13

C. He had deflated the political powers. Luke 23:9


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