This Changes Everything!April 4, 2021
Many events throughout history have had enormous impacts on the world, but none have impacted the world the way the Gospel did. When we really dive into the story, it changes everything!
I. V12-13 It Changes How We Understand
A. What is the context of the passage? Paul had to them and there were of Jesus Christ!
B. The Corinthians were questioning the resurrection because of being influenced by and , like that of the Sadducees.
C. Because of the resurrection, a Christian sees completely different than everyone else!
Scripture References: Luke 22:19; Acts 17:32, 23:8; Philippians 1:21; Hebrews 2:15
II. V14-19 It Changes How We Understand
A. Paul explains that if Christ is not risen then: then “our is empty, your is empty, …. and you are !”
B. How can one call themselves a Christian if they do not believe in ? It is not possible!
C. Faith does not .
Scripture References: Deuteronomy 19:19; Hebrews 11:1; Romans 10:17
III. V20-24 It Changes How We Understand
A. Christ is risen means He changed everything. It means that will be resurrected into or into .
B. The bottom line is this: Just acknowledging, or just thinking about Jesus once a year is ! You must to be saved!
Scripture References: Leviticus 2 & 23:9-14; John 5:29; 1 Timothy 2:3-4; 2 Peter 3:9; Galatians 3:24-25; Hebrews 10:4