Jesus and His Astonishing Resurrection

April 9, 2023 Preacher: Stephen Conley Series: The Gospel of Mark

Topic: Easter Scripture: Mark 16:1–8

Text:  Mark 16:1-8


An Amazing Devotion (Mark 16:1-4)

  • These women displayed a courageous love for Christ as they went to the tomb.
  • These women were the primary witnesses in Scripture to the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.


An Astounding Message (Mark 16:5-7)

  • The angel proclaimed the glorious news of Christ’s triumph over death.
  • The angel compelled the women to proclaim the good news of the resurrection to the disciples.


An Astonishing Response (Mark 16:8)

  • The women responded to the resurrection trembling with amazement and fear.
  • The women’s response would later be accompanied by Jesus’ presence; He would dispel their fears and assure their hearts (Matt. 28:8-10; John 20:11-18)

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