In this sermon, Rev. C.H. Spurgeon invites Christians to come and see the place where the Lord Jesus was buried. He emphasizes the significance of this tomb and encourages believers to reflect on Christ’s sacrifice and victory over death. This study guide will help you dive deeper into the message of the sermon, reflect on Christ’s goodness, and apply the sermon to your own life.
- Why is every circumstance connected with the life of Christ deeply interesting to the Christian mind?
- What emotions does the invitation to come and see the tomb of Jesus evoke in you? Why?
- How does the costly tomb and the fact that it was borrowed teach us about Christ’s honor and sacrifice?
- What significance does the rock-cut tomb have in relation to Christ’s resurrection and our own hope of resurrection?
- How does the empty tomb of Jesus assure us of our acquittal and full discharge from sin?
- What does the doctrine of the resurrection teach us about the future hope of believers? How does it impact the way we view death?
- How can reflecting on the tomb of Jesus help us in times of distress and sorrow?
Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for the sacrifice of your Son, Jesus Christ, who willingly laid down his life for our sins. We are grateful for the victory he achieved over death through his resurrection. As we reflect on the tomb of Jesus, we pray that you would deepen our understanding of his sacrifice and the hope we have in him. Help us to apply the message of this sermon to our own lives, that we may live in light of Christ’s goodness and victory. In Jesus’ name, amen.