God has spoken to us through the life of His Son, Jesus Christ. The things that Jesus did for humanity reveal God’s heart and will for mankind. His ministry of healing reveals that God wants us healed. His ministry of deliverance reveals that He wants us free. His teaching reveals He wants us to know truth. His calling reveals His desire that we know purpose. This week concludes our series with Jesus, our hope. His giving hope to so many is a clear indication that He wants us to be filled with hope.
Luke 24:21 NLT - We had hoped he was the Messiah who had come to rescue Israel. This all happened three days ago.
Luke 24:30-32 NLT - 30 As they sat down to eat, he took the bread and blessed it. Then he broke it and gave it to them. 31 Suddenly, their eyes were opened, and they recognized him. And at that moment he disappeared! 32 They said to each other, “Didn’t our hearts burn within us as he talked with us on the road and explained the Scriptures to us?”
1 Corinthians 15:54-57 NLT - 54 Then, when our dying bodies have been transformed into bodies that will never die, this Scripture will be fulfilled: “Death is swallowed up in victory. 55 O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” 56 For sin is the sting that results in death, and the law gives sin its power. 57 But thank God! He gives us victory over sin and death through our Lord Jesus Christ. Application: