Benefits From Christ's Resurrection
Audio
Delivered By
Phillip Rainwater
Delivered On
April 1, 2018
Central Passage
I Timothy 1:12-17
Subject
AM Sermon
Description

INTRODUCTION:

            A.        The gospel teaches the resurrection as a fact; I Corinthians 15:1-4

            B.        Scriptures give the answer to certain questions:

                        1.         What the Bible says on the resurrection?

                        2.         To which resurrection did Paul wish to attain?

                        3.         What did he wish concerning the power of Christ’s resurrection?

                        4.         What did Paul do to attain the resurrection?

            C.        Our lesson “Benefits From Christ’s Resurrection”

 

  I.        THE BIBLE SPEAKS OF RESURRECTIONS:

            A.        Moral or spiritual resurrection; I Timothy 5:6; Ephesians 5:14

                        1.         Luke recorded; Luke 15:32

                        2.         John wrote; Revelation 20:6

            B.        Bodily raised to life; Daniel 12:2-3; John 5:28-29; Revelation 20:13-14

                        1.         May be a lot of time between resurrections

                        2.         Bodies of both saints and sinners will be raised; Matthew 25:32

                        3.         Other scriptures confirm a bodily resurrection; John 5:29; I Corinthians

                                    15:22

 

 II.       BENEFITS OF CHRIST’S RESURRECTION:

            A.        Plucks the sting of death; I Corinthians 15:55-57

            B.        Regenerates the life of sinners; I Timothy 1:12-17

            C.        Gives hope of eternal life; Romans 8:24; Hebrews 6:19-20

 

III.       THE POWER OF CHRIST’S RESURRECTION COMES THROUGH:

            A.        Conforming to death, burial and resurrection of Christ; Romans 6:1-9

            B.        Conforming to a life of self-denial; Romans 6:17; 12:1-2; Philippians 3:7-8

 

 IV.      PAUL DESIRED TO PROFIT BY BEING RAISED:  Philippians 3:10

            A.        Not a matter of being brought back to life; I Corinthians 15:22

            B.        Profit above the wicked in the bodily resurrection; Philippians 3:12-16

                        1.         Paul wrote; Romans 6:1-5

                        2.         Jesus stated; Matthew 25:41-46

 

CONCLUSION:

            A.        Christ died to save mankind; John 12:32

            B.        Will you profit from His resurrection? Romans 12:2

 

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