The paradox about resurrection is that Jesus came to give life as well as death. For you to gain life, you must die. You must be dead to live.
KEY IMPORTANCE OF RESURRECTION
- If Jesus didn’t die, the problem of sin remains
- Resurrection is a proof that death has lost its power. As Christian, you are not wired to be scared of death. Never be afraid of death. John 11:25-26
- It confirms that he is the Christ. Act 10:38
- It gives us joy of knowing that Christ is with us every day. Your future is God’s past
- Resurrection gives hope beyond the grave. 1 Thess 4:13
- It gives assurance that he is coming back. Act 17:30-31
- It gives assurance that he is the keeper of his word. Luke 24
- It guarantees our healing. Rom 8:11.