This Resurrection Sunday sermon is based on John 11:17-26 and concludes this series. You can also view each week's sermon/worship service on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5ncsq_QNvCv61bIwKUpP5A SERIES OVERVIEW: This is telling: Throughout the Gospels, Jesus asks over 300 questions. That’s a lot of questions! Now, some of them were extremely poignant (questions like, “Who do people say that I am?” and “What do you want me to do for you?”). Some were very challenging (questions like, “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ and do not do what I say?” and “Do you still have no faith?”). And some, if we were honest, sound a little strange (“Do you want to be well?” and “Who touched me?”). Nevertheless, all of Jesus’ questions were designed to make the people around him think. That is still the purpose behind his questions. But remember, without a doubt, answers are important, but it’s the questions
Our Resurrection Sunday sermon is based on John 20:11-23. You can also view each week's sermon/worship service on our YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5ncsq_QNvCv61bIwKUpP5A
This Resurrection Sunday sermon is based on Romans 1:1-7. You can also view each week's sermon/worship service on our YouTube Channel during the weeks we cannot meet due to Covid-19 restrictions: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5ncsq_QNvCv61bIwKUpP5A SERIES OVERVIEW: A few months ago, I let my dark secret slip: Romans is close to being my least favorite book in the Bible (Nahum may be less appealing, but just barely). People were mortified when they heard this. Worse, they were bewitched, bothered and bewildered. I could have said I was a member of the Communist Party and received less questions (and less prayers for my salvation). After all, how could anyone NOT love Romans? Its theological argument flows so logically. It was the book that led Luther to rediscover salvation by grace alone. The “Roman Road” has led many seekers to Christ. And Romans is not only Paul’s gospel, but it may be the best articulation
What makes the resurrection such a good day? In addition to all the blessings we enjoy in Christ, more importantly, the resurrection fulfills the story of the Bible. Rejoice and celebrate that Jesus is King based on Luke 24:1-8.