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The darkest day - death of Jesus. The brightest day - resurrection.
Universal Radio - 33 A. D. in Jerusalem.
Job asked the age old question - “If a man die, shall he live again?”
1. Death Is the Common Lot of All Mankind:
The planet earth is a vast graveyard.
Illust.: Harry Houdini - “If there is a way out of grave, I’ll find it.”
Scriptures: Psalms 103:15-16; Isaiah 64:6; Psalms 23:4; 31:5; 116:15; 2 Corinthians 5:1, 7.
Hope - Proverbs 14:32. No hope - Proverbs 11:7
2. The Hope of the Resurrection
Nature teaches a resurrection.
Paul instructed Agrippa about resurrection - Acts 26:8
Paul, Peter and early Christians believed in the resurrection.
Christ is the first fruit of the resurrection - I Corinthians 15:20
What would life be without hope of the resurrection?
Preaching in vain - V. 14
Faith is foolish - V. 14
Disciples would be false witnesses - V. 15
Still in our sins - V. 17
No resurrection....no Savior...no fo