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In today's message, Pastor Scott teaches about the True meaning of Easter Follow along using his outline below. Please help us spread the good news by sharing this message with others!
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; 2 By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. 3 For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
~ 1 Corinthains 15:1-4
A.) Easter is about Jesus
B.) Easter is about resurrection
During the forty days after his crucifixion, he appeared to the apostles from time to time, and he proved to them in many ways that he was actually alive. And he talked to them about the Kingdom of God.
~ Acts 1:3
Timeline of Christ appearances after the resurrection
1.) Mary Magdelene in the garden
2.) The women returning from the tomb
3.) Two disciples on the Emmaus road
4.) Peter in Jerusalem
5.) Ten of His apostles in the upper room
6.) The eleven in the upper room
7.) Seven apostles by the Galilean sea
8.) To more than 500 believers on Mt Tabor
I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said. 4 He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, just as the Scriptures said. 5 He was seen by Peter and then by the Twelve. 6 After that, he was seen by more than 500 of his followers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have died.
~ 1 Corinthains 15:3-6
9.) The eleven & James
10.) The eleven on the Mt of Olives
11.) The Apostle Paul
C.) Easter is about joy
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