The Heroic ___________ of Jesus Part 3 “Is Jesus’ Resurrection Heroic for Me?”

Is Jesus’ Resurrection Heroic for Me?

Unfortunately, fewer and fewer people know what happened on ________________.

The reason many people only attend church on Easter is because they see little ________________ in attending church.

The important question is not “Can the _____________ make a difference in my life?”  The important question is “Can _____________ make a difference in my life?”

Superheroes make a __________________.

The question for most is not “Do I __________God?” but rather “How can God meet my ___________?”

Buffalo Valley is not a group of people who have it __________________.  Rather, Buffalo Valley is a group of people _________________ to God to put it all together.

Christians don’t follow a _______________; they follow a ______________.

Those of us in the church recognize the _________________ and __________________ of the church.

Easter doesn’t celebrate the ________________.  Easter celebrates the ________________.

Jesus offers benefits that are _______ _________ and _____ ________.

1 Peter 1:1-5

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ,

To God’s elect, exiles scattered throughout the provinces of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia,who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to be obedient to Jesus Christ and sprinkled with his blood:

Grace and peace be yours in abundance.

Praise to God for a Living Hope

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you, who through faith are shielded by God’s power until the coming of the salvation that is ready to be revealed in the last time.

1.  Jesus’ Resurrection is _______ __________.

            All who are born _____________ can be born ____________.

Ephesians 2:1-3

Made Alive in Christ

2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins,in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. All of us also lived among them at one time, gratifying the cravings of our flesh[a] and following its desires and thoughts. Like the rest, we were by nature deserving of wrath.

            Two views of sin:

                        Too ____________ to overcome.

                        Too ____________ to matter.

            From God’s perspective, your sin and my sin is   ______________ but not ___________________.

2.  Jesus’ Resurrection is ___________  ______________.

            Followers of Jesus receive an “inheritance” that is           ___________________ and _____________________.

            Only Jesus has taken the ________________ part out of          death.

2 Timothy 1:10

10 but it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.

            What in your life matters ____________ than “forever”?

            What could ______________ you more than a             relationship with a resurrected, living Jesus Christ?