Why Is The Resurrection Of Jesus Important
Why was the resurrection of Jesus Christ important?
It demonstrates the power of God.
He is almighty, sovereign & gets all the glory.
What is the resurrection of Jesus Christ?
The resurrection of Jesus is the most crucial moment in history.
The resurrection is Jesus return from the dead.
Why is proving the resurrection important?
The resurrection is the foundation of the Christian faith.
Paul wrote w/o the resurrection, Christianity is meaningless.
14 And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. (1 Corinthians 15:14)
The resurrection is evidence Jesus is God & God accepted Christ's sacrifice for our sins on the cross.
Also, our timeline & calendars are based around Jesus Christ.
We couldn't tell the timeline without Him!
BC = Before Christ
AD = Anno Domini (in the year of the Lord)
#1 Jesus died by crucifixion.
(Mark 15:25-41) (Mark 15:25,33) (Mark 15:44-45) (John 19:34)
#2 Jesus buried in a tomb.
(Matthew 27:57-61) (Mark 15:46) (Luke 23:53-54) (John 19:39-42) (Matthew 27:64-66)
#3 Jesus death caused disciples to despair & lose hope believing he was dead.
#4 Jesus tomb was empty a few days later.
(Matthew 28:1-8) (Mark 16:1-8) (Luke 24:1-12) (John 20:1-8) (Matthew 28:6) (Mark 16:6) (Luke 24:6) (John 20:12)
#5 The disciples had experiences which were the literal appearances of the risen Jesus.
(Matthew 28:1-10) (Matthew 28:16-20) (Mark 16:9-12) Mark 16:14-19) (Luke 24:34-52) (John 20:18-28) (John 21:1-23) (1 Corinthians 15:4-7) (1 Corinthians 15:6)
He is risen!
Jesus is alive.
We praise God for His mighty work & what He did for us on the cross.
16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. (John 3:16)
God bless you!