Immanuel Lutheran High School, College, and Seminary
Eau Claire, WI

2010-02-02 ILC Chapel — Jesus has power over death.…

2010 Chapels -
Jesus has power over death. He has taken away our sins. The winter of death is past.

 

Date : 2010-02-02
Speaker : Seminarian

John 11:15–25 (Listen)

15 and for your sake I am glad that I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him.” 16 So Thomas, called the Twin,1 said to his fellow disciples, “Let us also go, that we may die with him.”

I Am the Resurrection and the Life

17 Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. 18 Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles2 off, 19 and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. 20 So when Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met him, but Mary remained seated in the house. 21 Martha said to Jesus, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died. 22 But even now I know that whatever you ask from God, God will give you.” 23 Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.” 24 Martha said to him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection on the last day.” 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.3 Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,

Footnotes

[1] 11:16 Greek Didymus

[2] 11:18 Greek fifteen stadia; a stadion was about 607 feet or 185 meters

[3] 11:25 Some manuscripts omit and the life

(ESV)

Hymn: TLH 151, st. 1: Christ, the Life of All the Living

Hymnary.org Organ Audio


1. Christ, the Life of all the living, 
Christ, the Death of death, our foe, 
Who, Thyself for me once giving 
To the darkest depths of woe,– 
Through thy sufferings, death, and merit 
I eternal life inherit: 
Thousand, thousand thanks shall be, 
Dearest Jesus, unto Thee.