Raised Forever

by | Apr 16, 2022 | Sermon

Easter is the celebration of all celebrations! Jesus Christ has conquered sin and death and is raised to life. The resurrection of Jesus is not some legend that has been passed down through the ages meant to give us an excuse for another holiday. In Easter we see the bedrock of our hope—the event on which we base our faith and future. Put your faith in Jesus and because He lives, you too will live forever!

It wasn’t a club or a creed that emboldened the disciples following Jesus’ death; it was an event. What was that event and its effect? Read Acts 4:33 and 2 Peter 1:16.

Why might the resurrection be considered the single most important event in human history? How does Jesus’ resurrection relate to others? Read a few passages for reminders: 1 Corinthians 15:17, John 14:19, John 6:40.

Sometimes, thinking about the afterlife can seem uncomfortable. God tells us that we long to live forever (Ecclesiastes 3:11). What are your thoughts about being resurrected living forever in a perfect, pain-free existence?

Read the account of Jesus’ interaction with the woman at the well (John 4:1-26). What is “living water” and what does it mean that she would “never thirst” (v. 13-14)? In what ways are you like the woman at the well?

Who is Jesus to you? How does the reality of His resurrection help you live and help prepare you for eternity? Have you believed in Him for the forgiveness of your sins and His offer of eternal life? (John 5:24)

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