The Resurrection of Christ
1 Corinthians 15:1-11
Happy Easter! Today is the day that we celebrate our Lord Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead and ascension into Heaven. We are here to celebrate that vitally important truth. So, let me ask you, "Does the resurrection of Christ matter? Does it truly make a difference?" The apostle Paul believed and preached that it did. In writing to the church at Corinth, Paul was confronted with the astonishing news that some in Corinth denied the future resurrection of the body. It was commonly accepted in the Greco-Roman world that death was the end. Well, not much has changed since the first century.
However, today the majority of religious people believe Jesus lived… also believe that he was crucified and died. What it really boils down to is this “Did Jesus resurrect from the dead and ascend into heaven?” So, let me ask you, "Does the resurrection of Christ matter? Does it truly make a difference?" The apostle Paul believed it did. Let’s see what Paul had to say in 1 Corinthians 15.