4-21-19 Sermon Notes // Easter
- Easter proves that Jesus is who He claimed to be.
John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.”
- Easter proves that Jesus has the power He claimed to have.
Matthew 28:18 “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.”
- Easter proves that Jesus keeps His promises.
Matthew 28:5-6 Then the angel spoke to the women. “Don’t be afraid!” he said. “I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
6 He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as He said would happen. Come, see where His body was lying.”
John 8:31-32 “If you hold to My teaching, you are really My disciples. 32 Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
Four truths about Easter that sets you free…
- God made you for a purpose.
Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”
- You can know God personally.
John 14:23 “Jesus replied, “All who love Me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and We will come and make our home with each of them.”
- You can be forgiven and start over.
Colossians 2:13-14 “Then God made you alive with Christ, for He forgave all our sins.
14 He canceled the record of the charges against us and took it away by nailing it to the cross.”
2 Corinthians 5:17 “When someone becomes a Christian, he becomes a brand new person inside. He is not the same anymore. A new life has begun!”
- You can go to heaven when you die.
John 17:3 “And this is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.”