Jesus and His Resurrection: Easter 2021

Series: Easter 2021

April 04, 2021 | Dr. Wes George

Passage: Romans 1:1-5

Resurrection assures us by the promise beforehand of God. 1-3

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, acalled as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, 2 which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, 3 concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David according to the flesh,

This passage acclaims the sovereignty of God.  “called”, “set-apart,” “promised beforehand”.

This passage affirms the Scriptures through prophesy fulfilled in the “holy Scriptures.”  God keeps His promises.

This passage attests to the revelation of God through the Scriptures.

This passage attests to the incarnation of Christ in human flesh.

This is affirmation of the incarnation, the human birth, and full humanity of Jesus Christ. 

Resurrection assures us by its proclamation as the central message of the church. 

4 who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead

Resurrection assures us of God’s power. 

4 who was declared the Son of God with power by the resurrection from the dead, according to the Spirit of holiness, Jesus Christ our Lord,

His resurrection provides power to save us.

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Romans 4:25 He who was delivered over because of our transgressions, and was raised because of our justification.

His resurrection provides purpose to send us.

5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,

Grace and apostleship

For the purpose of obedience of faith among all the nations

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