DOES IT REALLY MATTER THAT JESUS ROSE FROM THE DEAD?
1 Corinthians 15:12-28
How Important is the Resurrection?
IF NO RESURRECTION - WE ARE THE GREATEST OF FOOLS 15:12-19
8 Horrible Ramifications if there is no Resurrection
1. Christ is not raised v13
2. Preaching is in vain v14
3. Faith in Christ is in vain v14
4. All the Apostles - Preachers- Christians are liars v15
5. The resurrection of Jesus did not happen v16
6. Our faith in Christ is worthless and we would still be in our sins v17
7. The Dead in Christ will have perished v18
8. We as Christians are pitiful fools v19
NO RESURRECTION = NO CHRISTIANITY = *HEDONISM
*to do whatever you want to do to bring you pleasure
SINCE THERE IS A RESURRECTION - WE ARE INFINITELY BLESSED 20-28
Fact #1 Christ has been raised from the dead v20
Fact # 2 In Christ we have life v21-22
Fact #3 There is a great harvest still to come v23
Fact #4 Christ is the King and He must reign v24-28
What Christians believe matters.
Christians have a wonderful future! Are you sustained by this Hope?
The Resurrection of Jesus in not just important, it is of first importance!