- 1 Corinthians 15:1 - 4
- 1 John 2:19
- John 8:31
- Romans 10:17
Resurrection Sunday, April 17, 2022 Pastor Will’s Sermon Notes
Topic: THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO!
1 Corinthians 15:1 – 4 (NASB)
1 Now I make known to you, brethren, the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received, in which also you stand, (Romans 10:17)
2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast the word which I preached to you, unless you believed in vain. (John 8:31; 1 John 2:19)
3 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
4 and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
- The Resurrection is not just important; it is “of first importance,” because all that we believe hinges on it. If He was not raised, there is no Gospel to preach.
- First of all means “of first importance.” The Gospel is the most important message that the church ever proclaims.
Salvation through Jesus
“Christ died … He was buried … He rose again … He was seen” are the basic historical facts on which the Gospel stands (1 Cor. 15:3-5).
Acts 2:38 (NLT)
38Peter replied, “Each of you must repent of your sins, turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ to show that you have received forgiveness for your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
Romans 10:9 – 10 (NLT)
9If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.
10For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved.
John 8:31 (KJV)
31Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;