30 Apr Rise: Week 7
Pastor Pete Hartwig
After Easter 2018.4
No mention Christmas but ALL mention Resurrection!
SLIDE: The Resurrection: 40 days before and after
10-12 Other Messiahs leader killed.
- Choose another leader
- Give up and everyone goes away
They did neither.
They proclaimed he is alive!
Resurrected from the dead!
He said it would happen!
Road to Emmaus (last week)
SLIDE: A Resurrected Jesus
Luke 24:36-49 Pg. 859
SLIDE: Luke 24:39 Look at my hands and feet!
NOT a ghost!
He ate food too!
What did others say???
SLIDE: Acts 2:24 God raised Jesus from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.
1st century church 1st sermon!
Athlete, buzzer beater, Fisherman!
Death, Decay, Dysfunction
SLIDE: Acts 2:24 God raised Jesus to life and we are all witnesses of it
SLIDE: After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers and sisters at the same time, most of whom are still living. 1 Corinthians 15:3-8 Pg. 933. Apostle Paul
What about us?
SLIDE: 1 Corinthians 15:20 But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
SLIDE: 1 Corinthians 15:43 Our bodies are buried in brokenness, but they will be raised in glory. They are buried in weakness, but they will be raised in strength.
Death comes before resurrection
SLIDE: 1 Corinthians 15:50 What I am saying, dear brothers and sisters, is that our physical bodies cannot inherit the Kingdom of God. These dying bodies cannot inherit what will last forever.
SLIDE: 1 Corinthians 15:54 Then, when our dying bodies have been transformed into bodies that will never die, this Scripture will be fulfilled:
SLIDE: “Death is swallowed up in victory.
O death, where is your victory?
O death, where is your sting?”