2016 SVCA復活節特別聚會

我是復活,我是生命

                       背誦經文: 3 願頌讚歸與我們主耶穌基督的父神!祂曾照自己的大憐憫,藉耶穌基督從死裏復活,重生了我們,叫我們有活潑的盼望 4 可以得著不能朽壞、不能玷污、不能衰殘、為你們存留在天上的基業(彼前1:3-4)

A)   認識『復活』的重要

         25 耶穌對她說:「復活在我,生命也在我 (或作: 我是復活,我是生命)信我的人雖然死了,也必復活 26 你信這話嗎?」( 1125-26)

         14 兒女既同有血肉之體,祂也照樣親自成了血肉之體,特要藉著死敗壞那掌死權的,就是魔鬼 15 並要釋放那些一生因怕死而為奴僕的人(2:14-15)

         我是首先的、我是末後的 又是那存活的。我曾死過、現在又活了,直                 活到永永遠遠,並且拿著死亡和陰間的鑰匙(1:17b-18)

         5 當我們死在過犯中的時候,便叫我們與基督一同活過來 6 祂又叫我們與基督耶穌一同復活,一同坐在天上7 要將祂極豐富的恩典顯明給後來的世代看(2:5-7)

         若基督沒有復活,我們所傳的便是枉然,你們所信的也是枉然基督若沒有復活,你們的信便是徒然,你們仍在罪裏(林前15:14,17)

1)      是人類歷史上最偉大的事:關乎神、關乎全人類並且關乎撒但

2)      是基督救贖成功和仇敵被打敗的明証

3)      是人得救和聖徒得勝的憑據

 

B)   耶穌的復活與你我                                                                                                                              

1)    信從耶穌,得著復活

-你們既受洗與祂一同埋葬、也就在此與祂一同復活,都因信那叫祂從死裏復活 神的功用。(西 212

-我們也是這樣同祂軟弱,但因 神向你們所顯的大能,也必與祂同活(林後13:4)

2)    藉著耶穌,彰顯復活

-所以我們藉著洗禮歸入死、和祂一同埋葬,原是叫我們一舉一 動有新生的樣式,像基督藉著父的榮耀從死裏復活一樣。(羅 63-4

C)    我們為這事作見證,聖靈也為這事作見證

1)    復活生命的大能成了我們生命的動力和能力

-祂替眾人死,是叫那些活著的人不再為自己活,乃為替他們死而復活的主活(林後5:15)

- 17 將那賜人智慧和啟示的靈賞給你們,使你們真知道祂19 並知道祂向我們這信的人所顯的能力是何等浩大 20 就是照祂在基督身上所運行的大能大力,使祂從死裏復活,叫祂在天上坐在自己的右邊 21 遠超過一切執政的、掌權的、有能的、主治的,和一切有名的;不但是今世的,連來世的也都超過了 22 又將萬有服在祂的腳下(1:17-22a)

2) 復活的耶穌成了我們見証的使命和中心

30 你們掛在木頭上殺害的耶穌神已經叫祂復活 31 神且用右手將祂高舉 32 我們為這事作見證聖靈也為這事作見證(5:30-32)

我已經與基督同釘十字架,現在活著的不再是我,乃是基督在我裏面活著(2:20)/ 基督是我們的生命 (西3:4a)

 

2016 SVCA Easter Special Service

I am Resurrection, I am Life

Memorization Scripture: Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, 4 and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. This inheritance is kept in heaven for you,(1 Pete 1:3-4)

A)    Understanding the importance of resurrection

         Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. Do you believe this? (John 11:25-26)

         Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. (Heb 2:14-15)

         I am the First and the Last.  I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death. (Rev 1:17b-18)

         Even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with and raised us up together, and made us sit together in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus,  that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. (Eph 2:5-7)

         And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins! (1 Cor 15:14,17)

a.       It is the greatest event in human history: Pertaining to God, the entire human race, and also Satan

b.             It is the proof to the accomplish work of salvation through Christ and the defeat of the enemy

c.              It is the evidence to the salvation of man and the victory of the saints

B)    The resurrection of Jesus as it pertains to you and me

a.       Believe unto Jesus and obtain resurrection

         Buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead. (Col 2:12)

         For though He was crucified in weakness, yet He lives by the power of God. For we also are weak in Him, but we shall live with Him by the power of God toward you. (2 Cor 13:4)

b.      Through Jesus let resurrection be seen in our live

         Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into His death?  Therefore we were buried with Him 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. (Rom 6:3-4)

C)    We are witnesses to these things and so also is the Holy Spirit

a.       The power of the risen life has become the motivation and power for our lives

         and He died for all, that those who live should live no longer for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again. (2 Cor 5:15)

         That God may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him and what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, far above all principality and power and might and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this age but also in that which is to come.  And He put all things under His feet (Eph 1:17-22a)

b.      The risen Jesus has become the testimony and center of our commission

         The God of our fathers raised up Jesus whom you murdered by hanging on a tree. 31 Him God has exalted to His right hand And we are His witnesses to these things, and so also is the Holy Spirit ... (Acts 5:30-32)

         I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. (Gal 2:20); Christ who is our life (Col 3:4a)