Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, … Scripture Reading: Philippians 3:7-11 “That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and may share His sufferings, becoming like Him in His death.” (Philippians 3:10) Our focus this week is on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Claiming the resurrection power of God gives us confidence to know that God has things under control and continues to work all things for his glory and for … The things that we hold in our heart which we love more than God are idols and they take up space in our heart. RESURRECTION POWER! And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the death of the cross. But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who dwells in you. I can open up doors that no man can shut. 1–3) and then up to “the heavenly places in Christ Jesus” (vv. Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. Notice that obedience follows humility, “He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death” We also must empty ourselves through humility to the point of obedience; even when the cost is high, because the greater the sacrifice the greater the reward. John 11:25 - Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though … That is by accepting the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross for an atonement of our sins. – What you believe in is what you live in, and the perspective you see from; When you believe in Christ and His Word, you see from His perspective. We live as God's ministers, filled with his resurrection power, extending his kingdom into every facet of our lives. Your Position in Christ. Scripture “He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen” (Matthew 28:6, NIV) Word. Sign up to be informed about new articles and updates at God.net. We have a reason to celebrate every day because we serve a God who is alive and filled with resurrection power! Remember that resurrection power is in you through Jesus the Christ. Father, thank You for Your resurrection power at work in my life. I can bring talent out of you that you didn’t know you had. © Copyright 2019 SEEK GOD MINISTRIES, All Rights Reserved, The glory of God is the manifestation and revelation of His holy love© Copyright 2021 SEEK GOD MINISTRIES, All Rights Reserved, Source: Holy Bible (Jeremiah 33:2-3 HCSB), Kingdom Thoughts – 2020.12.21 (John 18:37) Jesus the King Reveals Truth, 4 – The Glory of God – Realize Your Righteous Father – How to Know Truth, 3 – Your Father – Realize Your Righteous Father– How to Know Truth, 2 Know Whose You Are – Realize Your Righteous Father– How to Know Truth, 1 Jesus is Truth – Realize Your Righteous Father-How to Know Truth. The resurrection demonstrated him to be the Son of God with power (Ro 1:4). For example, the Lord Jesus is called “Savior” two times in the Book of Acts, but He is called “Lord” more than 90 times in the same book. on: function(evt, cb) { Being vitally connected to Jesus as our source of life is also our connection with love. The selection of the titles of our Lord in Scripture give glorious insights. I’ve got resurrection power. ); “He was buried, and he was raised from the dead on the third day, just as the Scriptures said.” 1 Cor. } Her certainty about the resurrection was based on the cornerstone of Christianity: the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the first Easter day. Sanctification is the process of becoming holy before God. This is the process of giving up our life to receive His life. (John 10:10)  “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. The last topic had me often breaking out in song. Here is a source of power. Not only did He resurrect Jesus from the dead, but He wants to extend His resurrection power into every single area of your life, too. } 15:4. Jesus is the source of all life. For millions of Christians remembering these events continues to be an important part of every day life. Thank You! The fact that God raised Jesus from the dead shows that God accepted His sacrifice and that it was fully adequate to pay the penalty of sin for all. When Christ who is our life appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory. The power in us is the same power God demonstrated when He raised Jesus out of the grave; it is resurrection power. His resurrection power didn’t end on the cross 2000 years ago; His power is still at work today. I can give you one break that will thrust you to a new level. Man's power can do nothing compared to God's. “Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends.” You are My friends if you do whatever I command you. This is the process of sanctification and it is a work of the Holy Spirit which is accomplished through our cooperation. The Bible has a lot a to say about this, with the word resurrection occurring 41 times in the New Testament. The Know Christianity revolves around Christ’s resurrection from the dead, and every spring Christians around the world celebrate Easter to commemorate this event. Remember, He is risen, and He is alive. God gives us both the ability and the power to accomplish this through His Holy Spirit. Sermon: "Knowing the Power of His Resurrection" (The Apostles' Creed - #7) The Reading of Philippians 3:7-11 The Word of the Lord. (John 15:9-14). “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! The resurrection guarantees that God can raise us from the dead to immortal life. to know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, being conformed to his death, English Revised Version. that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection, and the fellowship of his sufferings, becoming conformed unto his death; Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live.”. window.mc4wp = window.mc4wp || { Three days later He was raised from the dead. In this holy connection of life and love we see that obedience and sacrifice must be motivated by love. “And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” – John 8:36 … } We are often faced with decisions, the consequences of which, may lead to more or less of the life of Jesus in us. Christ’s resurrection power is keeping things alive; nothing but resurrection can displace that which is dead. But God is saying, “I’m not limited by those things. The Power of His Resurrection Believing that God would raise Isaac from the dead is what enabled Abraham to be obedient to sacrifice him (Gen. 22:5; Heb. Every time we deny ourselves, which is giving up our life, we receive more of His life in us. And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was on them all. Many of the choices we make daily are life or death decisions, even though we may be unaware of how important each one is. forms: { I can open up doors that no man can shut. For thus says the High and Lofty One Who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, With him who has a contrite and humble spirit, To revive the spirit of the humble, And to revive the heart of the contrite ones. Darby Bible Translation. 4. Obedience to the voice of God is in itself a form of dying to yourself; it is giving up your life with the result of experiencing God’s life. callback: cb I can give you one break that will thrust you to a new level. When the Bible says that He made Himself of no reputation it means that He completely emptied Himself of His life. God has power for resurrection. The word newness in the scripture above means renewal, to be renewed. Notice that, we should walk in newness of life. } Make full use the authority you have as a Christian to lead other people to eternal life. The resurrection proves that the penalty for our sins has been paid in full. I can bring talent out of you that you didn’t know you had. Thanks be to God! Resurrection is a Power. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly. 4–7). I trust that You have a good plan for my future, and You are leading me into total victory in Jesus’ name. Love and life go together, where there is life there is love and where there is love there is life. Do you believe this?” (John 11:25-26). Live Free with Resurrection Power. Sanctification is a work of God in us through the Holy Spirit. Sacrifice and obedience which are motivated by love are a work of God’s grace in us. (Romans 8:11) The same form of life that raised Jesus from the dead is in all believers. Third, Christ's resurrection is a guarantee of our glorious resurrection. They pause each Easter to reverently remember the death and resurrection of Christ. He then received life as a man and once again He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death. Second, it showed her absolute certainty about the resurrection and where she was going. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. I can cause people to go out of their way to want to be good to you for no reason.”. Jesus gave up all of His man-life and died on the cross. The resurrection of Jesus changes everything and is the basis for future hope. Amen. (Isaiah 57:15) Revive means to give life. The resurrection power of Jesus is given through the Holy Spirit. When I turn on this switch power in the form of electricity flows through the switch and into the lightbulb, thus giving us light. Get your expectancy up. Jesus gave up His life twice. The power to accomplish sanctification is given through the Holy Spirit. “As the Father loved Me, I also have loved you; abide in My love.”If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love, just as I have kept My Father’s commandments and abide in His love. Let His resurrection power flow in every area of your life! As we empty ourselves we are able to receive the life of God in us. You’ve gone as far as your education allows. The word power occurs fifty-seven times in the New Testament. “But you shall receive power (ability, … Pride rejects God but humility makes a home for God. (function() { 3:10. Our mission is to bring resurrection life to situations that are dead and need to be revived. For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly also be united with him in a … (Colossians 3:1-4)  If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. The resurrection message brings … Use your resurrection authority. “I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; “that you may love the LORD your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days;… (Deuteronomy 30:19-20). (John 14:6)  Jesus said to him, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. You’ve gone as far as your education allows. The same power that raised Jesus from the dead now lives in you through the Holy Spirit (see Ephesians 1:18–23). Here are the 30 most powerful Bible scriptures on the resurrection. { The first-century Church had “great power … [and] gave witness to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. (John 6:63)  “It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. 1 Corinthians 15.17: "If Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile and you are still in your sins." PHILIPPIANS 3:10-11 05/31/95 Go over to light switch. John 11:25. But, resurrection is also a force, a power that belongs only to God. Are you winning the lost? The difference is between operating in our strength, which is “works”, and operating in God’s power, which is “grace”. Resurrection Power is the Basis of Future Hope. Sermon on resurrection power. with. (John 1:4) In Him was life, and the life was the light of men). The mighty power that worked in his resurrection works in the saints (1) in their resurrection from spiritual death to a new life (Col 2:13 Eph 1:19-23). The death and resurrection of Jesus are the greatest events in history. It begins with Genesis in the top left and concludes with Revelation in the bottom right. This is how we receive the life of Jesus in us. It is what allows the process of sanctification in our lives. Resurrection Power in You We were buried with Him (Jesus) through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life (Romans 6:4) The death and resurrection of Jesus are the greatest events in history. God gives power to His people. Still, there are some questions about the resurrection that the Bible does not answer. “And with great power the apostles were giving their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:33 “Now if … Our faith in the resurrection power of God in Christ Jesus will enable us to put to death anything in the flesh that is … In Ephesians 2 Paul takes us down to the Death Valley of the Soul (vv. For you died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and they are life. Actions and words sow to the flesh or to the spirit. The economy is down. Many people, including Christians, view the Resurrection only as a great historical event. It is therefore a present power. 14. There is a process that a believer goes through of emptying our self of our life in order to receive more of His life. Therefore God also has highly exalted Him and given Him the name which is above every name (Philippians 2:5-9). And the power of his resurrection. We have a reason to celebrate life every single day because the God we serve is alive. Today, get your hopes up. Renewal is to be a way of life; not a one time, or once in a while, event. As we humble ourselves before God to the point of obedience we cooperate with the Holy Spirit’s work of sanctification in us. Thank You! There was a dear woman, her heart was bad, poor soul, her feet were swelled. God's power is tied to the Holy Spirit. Jesus desires us to be His friend not His slave. It is used to describe the most powerful event that ever happened, an event that separated AD from BC — the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. listeners: [], For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap everlasting life. The main ways that we give up our life and receive the life of Christ are by directing our love toward Him, moving with Him in obedience to His voice, and clinging to Him,. Not only did He resurrect Jesus from the dead, but He wants to extend His resurrection power to every area of your life, today! From Death Valley you can only look up to the rest of the world. Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Acts 1:8 in the Amplified Bible says: 13. This morning we come now to our time to examine the Word of God. No one comes to the Father except through Me. Maybe you have a dream to get out of debt, pay off your house or be free from a burden of lack, but it looks impossible. 10 Key Bible Verses on God’s Sovereignty November 04, 2020 When life feels out of control, it can be comforting to remember that we're never out of the sight of our Creator—and he never loses control. 11:17-19). Acts 4:30 By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus. The right to be sanctified was given through the shed blood of Jesus on the cross. This kind of relationship with God brings constant renewal and revival in a person’s life; and will bear much spiritual fruit as God is glorified. The economy is down. Notice also that humbling yourself begins with an attitude, a thought process, “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus.” Choosing life is what happens we make decisions that sow to the Spirit. The glory of God is the manifestation and revelation of His holy love His method is contrast: from death to life, from Hell to Heaven, from bondage to … I was constantly singing either Resurrection Power or Jeremy Camp's Same Power. The greatest power on earth is to see a person become born again. The opposite is also true, where there is hatred there is death. (The Heidelberg Catechism, Lord's Day 17) The Reading of Ephesians 1:15-23 The Word of the Lord. “These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full. “This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. (Matthew 28:6, NLT). As we allow, it flows through us as a river of life bringing constant revival. As we remove the things that separate us from God then He is able to occupy more of our heart. Aside from the resurrection of Christ, we have no future hope. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it (Matthew 16:24 – 25). (Galatians 6:8) How we think is very important because what we think leads to actions and words. (John 5:24-25)  “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life. He came forth to be life and power that we might be able to loose the things that were bound, that His glory might be evidenced. Thanks be to God! “That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,” Phil. “Most assuredly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God; and those who hear will live. event : evt, 15. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. Today, I give You my broken dreams, disappointments, failures and setbacks, and I trust that You will breathe Your life into me. Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. 10 Key Bible Verses on Sin February 28, 2020 Because of Christ, our sin does not have to separate us from God. We were buried with Him (Jesus) through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life (Romans 6:4). He came forth. What a blessed reminder of God's power these songs are! Sacrifice without love is works and will ultimately fail. Resurrection power is promised to every believer in Christ and we receive it in the same way that Jesus gave it. Resurrection power is for us, in us, and at work through us. Thus we live as Easter Christians, not simply with gratitude for our salvation, and not merely with hope for the future. I’ve got resurrection power. But God is saying, “I’m not limited by those things. And that resurrection power is available to change your life! Revival begins with humility. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth. Business is slow. If you have been blessed by an article at God.net please consider a donation to help us continue and expand the resources. First, even though He was in the form of God He humbled Himself by giving up His life as God to become a man. window.mc4wp.listeners.push( })(); If you have been blessed by an article at God.net please consider a donation to help us continue and expand the resources. The resurrection happened when Jesus received God-life and once again the fullness of God filled Him. On the cross He emptied himself of life as a sacrifice for our sins. 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