Infallible Proof of the Resurrection (Acts 1:3; Matthew 28:1-15)
Acts 1:1-3, “The former account I made, O Theophilus, of all that Jesus began both to do and teach, until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen, to whom He also presented Himself alive after His suffering by many infallible proofs, being seen by them during forty days and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God.”
I. Examining the Evidence
A. The Roman Guard
B. The Stone
C. The Grave Clothes
D. The Empty Tomb
E. The Resurrection Appearances
F. The Initial Unbelief
G. The Radically Changed Disciples
II. Facing the Truth
A. The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is the central fact of human history.
B. The Resurrection is at the foundation of the Christian faith.
C. The Resurrection of Jesus is the message that the world needs to hear.
D. The Resurrection of Jesus gives us hope in the face of death.
For Further Reflection and Study:
Read the Resurrection accounts in Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24 and John 20. Also read 1 Corinthians 15.
Read the book by Lee Strobel, “The Case for Christ” and/or watch the 2017 movie “The Case for Christ.”