Tag Archives: Easter

208. Good Friday. Good for whom? God’s wrath “satisfied”?

Should we sing these words on Good Friday and at Easter? They are these words “‘Til on that cross as Jesus died,  The wrath of God was satisfied.” They are from the beautiful hymn “In Christ Alone.” Many people would … Continue reading

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207. A Sermon Outline For Easter. Luke 24:13-35. “THE JESUS WHO BRINGS HOPE.” What Easter means.

As Easter approaches I am reminded of my experience of almost 50 years of preparing sermons for Easter. So I have posted this sermon to help those who may be pushed for time to prepare a sermon. The outline or … Continue reading

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160. Easter! We Are Risen! We Are Risen Indeed! Ephesians chapters 1 and 2

The above title may need some explanation! Surely the emphasis at Easter should be upon Jesus Christ who was crucified on that first Good Friday and rose from the dead on that first Easter morning! Of course it should be. … Continue reading

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100. Who is the Jesus Christ of Christmas? (An Overview)

We had just finished a Good Friday service. The Cathedral had been reasonably full as it always was for that particular service each year. From Noon to 3pm we had reflected on the meaning of the Seven Words of Jesus … Continue reading

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070. “From Doubt To Belief!” John 20:19-31.

Have you ever noticed how our strength can become our weakness?  Because we rely upon our strength in a particular area, it can become an area in which we are found wanting. A footballer who relies upon his normal fitness, … Continue reading

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021. Easter Day. “Christ Is Risen!”

Someone once wrote these words, “The resurrection of Jesus is the ‘Amen!’ of the Father to the ‘It is Finished!’ of the Son.”  What a brilliant summary of the meaning of the Easter story! On that first Good Friday Jesus … Continue reading

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020. FORGIVENESS. Why “Good Friday” Is “Good”. God blots out our sins. Isaiah 44:22

“Will that heavy cloud ever lift?” That was the question in my mind as I drove our daughter to school on many mornings. We lived at an altitude of over 3000 feet and heavy fogs were frequent. Sometimes it was … Continue reading

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