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Resurrection Sunday Luke 24:1-12
April 12, 2020, 9:00 AM

The Resurrection: What Else?

Luke 24:1-12

 

Is this story the greatest con job of all times?

Is this a historical fact?

You cannot deny something incredible happened

 

Why did Christ ______________?

 
Why did Christ _______________?


What will _________________ do?


 

Why did Christ die?

1. Jesus died as a sacrifice.

Hebrews 9:22

2. Christ’s death was a _________________ for sins.

Romans 3: 23 – 26; Matthew 27:46

3. The death of Christ was a substitution.

Mark 10:45; Galatians 1:4; Isaiah 53: 5 – 6

 

Why did Christ rise?

1. Jesus rose to ________________ that he was God.

John 10:30

2. Jesus rose to bring ______________  to the father.

John 12:32

3. Jesus rose so that his _____________ might have peace with God.

2 Peter 3:9

 

What will you do?

Fact 1: After his crucifixion, Jesus was buried by Joseph Arimathea in a tomb.

Fact 2: On the Sunday after the crucifixion, Jesus’ tomb was found empty by a group of his women followers.

Fact 3: On multiple occasions, and under various circumstances, different individuals and groups saw Jesus alive after his death.

Fact 4: The original disciples suddenly and sincerely came to believe that Jesus was risen from the dead, despite having every predisposition to the contrary. 

Will you _______________ the forgiveness offered by Jesus Christ?

 

Will you make Jesus your ______________ today?

 

Would you live in such a way so as to evidence that Christ is your Lord?

 

Discussion questions to ask with your family or small group.

  1. In your own words, how would you describe “Why Jesus died?”

  2. in your own words, how would you describe “Why Jesus rose from the grave?”

  3.  How has the death and resurrection of Christ impacted you personally? How has it impacted you as a family? 

  4. What have you done over the last few weeks to demonstrate that the resurrection of Christ has made a difference in your life?

  5.  What can you do today as a family, or as an individual, to better live out the reality of the Resurrection not only today but every day?

  6.  There is a great deal of proof for the resurrection as a historical fact. Why do you think it is that atheists and agnostics do not accept those facts?

  7.  How could you use the resurrection of Christ as a springboard to minister to others?