I Have Seen the LORD!

April 21, 2019 ()

Bible Text: John 20:1-18 |


Northwest Bible Church - April 21, 2019 - Resurrection Sunday - Alan Conner

John 20:1-18

"I have seen the Lord!"


A. Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus.

1) The Empty tomb -

a. No going to wrong tomb -

b. No swoon theory -

c. No stolen body -

d. No hallucination -

2) Witnesses - “I have seen the Lord” (John 20:18).

B. The Resurrection of Jesus Fulfills OT Prophecies and Types.

1) Aaron’s rod that budded

2) Jonah in the belly of the great fish

3) 2 Sam. 7:12-13

4) Psa. 16:10

5) Isa. 53:10

C. Results of the resurrection

1) Everything Jesus said would happen, did happen, it was true.

2) Everything He claimed about Himself was true.

a. Son of Man; Son of God

b. Able to forgive sins

c. Only way to the Father; John 14:6.

d. Exalted to Father’s right hand.

3) Source of all of our blessings.

4) He is coming to judge the living and the dead. Acts 17:31; 10:42;

5) Both the Lord’s Supper and Baptism depict the death and resurrection of Christ.


Lila Ahmed, Grace Palmer