Sunday, April 5, 2015
Notes: Easter Message
Pastor JUD WILHITE
Central Christian Church
April 5, 2015
Las Vegas, NV
Easter seems to have the get too and the have too sides.
The get too, seemed to be the candy and the egg hunts as a child. The have too was the going to church in the uncomfortable clothes side.
Over time the pastor said he went from believing in God to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ. He said he isn't better then anyone else, but he was following someone, Jesus, that is better than everyone else.
Jesus Christ and Easter is all about what He can do in our lives.
Luke 24:1-6 NKJV
 Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.  But they found the stone rolled away from the tomb.  Then they went in and did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.  And it happened, as they were greatly perplexed about this, that behold, two men stood by them in shining garments.  Then, as they were afraid and bowed their faces to the earth, they said to them, "Why do you seek the living among the dead?  He is not here, but is risen! Remember how He spoke to you when He was still in Galilee,
These verses are the Easter story.
Over a billion people are celebrating this today. This is what divides our calendar.
You get to receive a new life from Jesus.
John 3:16 NKJV
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Jesus Christ doesn't come to fix you, He comes to make you new. It doesn't matter your past.
2 Corinthians 5:17 NKJV
 Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; old things have passed away; behold, all things have become new.
It doesn't say a little better, it says new!
We now belong to Christ. Your past isn't fatal because Jesus Christ can set you free.
You are not the sum total of your mistakes; you are who God says you are.
That is the hope of Easter.
Are we going to live in our new life or get sucked back into our old destructive ways?
Jesus Christ came to bring life not, only to this life, but the one to come also.
As we get older, we can still find joy because Christ conquered death.
John 11:25-26 NKJV
 Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.  And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?"
That is the resurrection question.
Do you believe this? Only you can answer that.
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