Sermons Proclaiming to The World

1 Cor 15:20-28

THREE REASONS TO EXALT CHRIST EVERY DAY!
1 Cor 15:20-28

Pastor John Ringo

1. Christ Provides Genuine Life

Once we were dead, now we are alive Rom 6:13
Once we were enemies, now we are friends Col 1:21; Luke 7:34
Once we were aliens, now we are citizens Eph 2:12-13
Once we were lost, now are found Luke 15:6, 9, 24, 32
Once we were far off, now we are near Eph 2;13
Once we were cut off from God, now we have access to Him Rom 5:2
Once we were at war with God, now we are at peace Rom 5:1
Once we were condemned, now we are justified Rom 5:9

2. Christ is Returning to Bring us Home 15:23

Resurrection of Christ - First Fruits
Resurrection of Believers - Harvest
- Rapture (Gk parousia) 1 Thess 4:16-17
- Second Coming/Commencement of the Millennial Reign of Jesus - Tribulation Saints and OT Believers - Rev 20:4 and Daniel 12:2
-Millennial Kingdom Saints Rev 20:5-6

Our Citizenship is in Heaven Phil 3:21
Our Stewardship is to be Ambassadors on earth 2 Cor 5:20

3. Christ must Rule and Reign 15:24-28
Then comes the end 24
Christ will reign as King 25
Death will be destroyed 26
God will be God in all His Trinitarian (Truine) Glory 27-28

Beloved, make sure that Christ possesses His rightful place of rulership in your life. You were chosen to love and serve Him. 2 Cor 5:15