Do you believe this?

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Reading: John 11:1-26 and 1 Peter 1:1-12

Key Verse:
John 11:25 Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.’

1 Peter 1:3-6
3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His abundant mercy has begotten us again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 to an inheritance incorruptible and undefiled and that does not fade away, reserved in heaven for you, 5 who are kept by the power of God through faith for salvation ready to be revealed in the last time.
6 In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials

Everything in life has components. Some components are fundamental without which the rest is of no use. Without a spark plug in a petrol engine being there, the engine will not work no matter how nice the car is that the engine sits in.
The resurrection is fundamental to Christianity. Without the resurrection the cross is simply a place of sorrow and Jesus is irrelevant to us, we should stop preaching, go home and just make the best of life we can.

Sermon Points:
A: Resurrection offers new life
B: Resurrection offers living hope
C : Resurrection offers unmatched eternal inheritance

Series: Communion 2014

Preacher: Rev Lachie Macdonald, South Uist and Benbecula Free Church
Preached: Communion Service, 22 June 2014

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Miracles at the Cross

Rosskeen Free Church Sermons

Reading: Matthew 27:45-28:10

Key Verse: Matthew 28:5-6
The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.’

Sermon Points:
1: Darkness over the earth while Jesus died 27v45
2: Temple curtain of separation torn from top to bottom 27v51
3: Earthquake & holy people raised 27v51-53
4: Centurion confesses ‘Surely he was the Son of God’ 27:54
5: Resurrection of Jesus 28:1-10

Series: Easter

Preacher: Rev Iain MacAskill
Preached: Noon Service, 20 April 2014

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