The Victorious Jesus – Mark 16:1-8

1. Liar? Lunatic? Legend? Lord?

2. “The sort of things Jesus said”

  • Mark 1:40-45, 3:12, 5:43, 7:36
  • Mark 8:30-31
  • Mark 9:9-10
  • Mark 9:31
  • Mark 10:34
  • Mark 14:3-9
  • Mark 14: 27-38
  • Mark 14:65-72

3. It all hangs on whether Jesus rose from the dead

  • Devotion
  • Anxiety
  • Amazement and alarm
  • Trembling, astonishment and fear

4. So who is Jesus?

  • Jesus is the crucified one
  • Jesus has risen from the dead
  • Therefore, Jesus is the Lord who died for us

5. Liar, Lunatic, Legend, or Lord?

Dear God, thanks that Jesus was the crucified one. Thanks that he gave his life as a saviour, as a ransom for me. Thanks that Jesus has risen, that he is the Lord. Help me to live in thankful obedience to the risen Lord Jesus. Amen.