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Pastor's Sunday Sermon

March 31, 2024













Easter / Resurrection Sunday

  • The Meaning of Easter Annual celebration of Christ's resurrection to life after His crucifixion. Also known as Resurrection Sunday. Easter is derived from the word East, which is where the sunrises, it symbolizes a new day or a new beginning. The secular view is filled with bunnies, chocolate, and a search for brightly colored, dyed, chicken eggs.

  • The true meaning of Easter is to celebrate the fact that the Son of God paid the price for our sin, and rose again, so that we may be reconciled with God. Romans 4:25

  • It shows the power of Christ. Ephesians 1:20-21

  • It gives us the opportunity to receive God's promises. Matthew 5:3-8

  • It allows us to receive the Holy Spirit. Luke 4:18-19

  • It shows God's love for us. John 3:16

  • It shows Jesus' power of rebirth and life. John 14:19

  • The death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ means new life!! God loves you so much that He gave His only Son for you!

Romans 4:25 

He was delivered up for[a] our trespasses and raised for our justification.

Ephesians 1:20-21

 He exercised this power in Christ by raising him from the dead and seating him at his right hand in the heavens— 21 far above every ruler and authority, power and dominion, and every title given,[a] not only in this age but also in the one to come.

Matthew 5:3-8

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for the kingdom of heaven is theirs.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
5 Blessed are the humble,
for they will inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.
7 Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
8 Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.

Luke 4:18-19

The Spirit of the Lord is on me,
because he has anointed me
to preach good news to the poor.
He has sent me[a]
to proclaim release[b] to the captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to set free the oppressed,
19 to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.[c]

John 3:16

For God loved the world in this way:[a] He gave[b] his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.

John 14:19

 In a little while the world will no longer see me, but you will see me. Because I live, you will live too.

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