City On A Hill
Easter Sunday | | Mark
A special Easter message based on on the Gospel according to Mark.
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    1140 Morrison Dr, Fort Worth, TX 76120, USA
    Sunday 7:30 AM
Note from the editor: Some of the earliest manuscripts do not include 16:9-20.

Mk. 14:32 – “Sit here while I pray.”
Mk. 14:34 – “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death. Remain here and keep watch.”
Mk. 14:35 – “Jesus fell on the ground, and prayed that, if it were possible, the hour might pass from Him.”
Mk. 14:37 – “And he came and found them sleeping, and he said to Peter, ‘Simon, are you asleep? Could you not watch one hour?’”

Mk. 14:50 – “And they all left Him, and fled.”

Mk. 15:46 – “And he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb.”
Mk. 15:47 – “Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses saw where he was laid.”

vs.1-3 – “When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, ‘Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?’”

“They kept on saying,” Gk. ἔλεγον, plural imperfect of λέγω (legō)
Literally: “They continually kept on saying…”

vs.4-5 – “And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back—it was very large. 5 And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed.”

Matt. 28:2

Jn. 20:12 – “In white”
Rev. 6:11 – “Each given a white robe”
Rev. 7:9 – “Clothed in white robes”
Mk. 9:3 – “And his clothes became radiant, intensely white”

“Angel,” Gk. ἄγγελος (angelos), “messenger”

Dan. 8:17 – “I was frightened, and I fell on my face.”
Lk. 1:12 – “And Zechariah was troubled when he saw him, and fear gripped him.”
Rev. 4:8 – “Each of them have six wings, and are full of eyes all around.”
Ez. 10:9-14 – “A wheel within a wheel”

v.6 – “And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him.”

1 Cor. 15:3-5

v.7 – “But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going before you to Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.”

Mk. 14:27-28 – “You will all fall away, for it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep will be scattered.’ 28 But after I am raised up, I will go before you to Galilee.”

v.8 – “And they went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had seized them, and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.”

“Trembling,” Gk. τρόμος (tromos), “shaking with fear.”
“Astonishment,” Gk. ἔκστασις (ekstasis), “a displacement of the mind from its ordinary state”
Acts 10:10 – “And he became hungry and wanted something to eat, but while they were preparing it, he fell into a trance.”

Truth: The resurrection changes everything for us, and nothing in us.

Col. 2:13-14
1 Jn. 2:2
2 Cor. 5:21
Heb. 4:16

Acts 1:8 – “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

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