Unformatted text preview: [ a ] must suffer many terrible things and be rejected by the elders, the leading priests, and the teachers of religious law. He would be killed, but three days later he would rise from the dead. People talk and don’t back it up • Jesus talked and backed it up o The empty tomb is powerful John 3:16 • “For God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. If someone could make it so that you would live forever, that would be a pretty powerful person This shows Jesus has power over death o The empty tomb is permanent Romans 6:9 • 9 We are sure of this because Christ was raised from the dead, and he will never die again. Death no longer has any power over him. Jesus is not in the tomb anymore • Conclusion o Jesus’ tomb is empty so that we can be full...
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- Summer '97