Epic: Stories from the past for today... "The Empty Tomb"
Read Matthew 28:1-10
“Christianity begins where all other religions end… with the resurrection" ~.C.S.Lewis
The tomb was EMPTY, but it was…
1. Full of Proof. (Luke 9:22; 1Corinthians 15:3-8)
· Jesus is the One.
· The Bible is true.
2. Full of Promise. (Ephesians 2:4-9)
· We are showered with grace.
· We are Heaven bound.
3. Full of Power. (Acts 1:1-8)
· To live the Life.
· To fulfill our purpose.
4. Full of Purpose. (2Corinthians 5:14-21)
· Know Jesus.
· Make Jesus known.
Remember a time in your life when you felt alone or empty. What was it like?
What do you think the disciples felt like between Jesus’ crucifixion and the resurrection? Put yourself in their sandals.
Read John 20:24-31. What do these verses say about Jesus’ resurrected body, doubt, and blessings?
Read John 21:1-14. What insight can we gain about fishing for men in these verses?
Has the resurrected Christ filled you with hope, love, and power? If not, surrender your life to him now. If so, let’s show the world we are filled with Jesus!