Prophetic Witness - January 2017
The Significance of the Resurrection
by Bob Deffinbaugh
....... The significance of Easter is often overlooked or distorted by churches in America. All too often, Easter Sunday is more of a "coming out” ritual, a part of the celebration of the commencement of Spring, than it is an observance and celebration of the resurrection of our Lord. Ladies can show off their new hats and outfits. Once a year church attenders can show up to shock the preacher, and to give him his annual “shot” at them as they attend.
Typically, many evangelical preachers take this occasion to give an apologetic sermon, seeking to show that the resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ is a proven fact of history - and that it is. I am convinced, however, that many of the non-Christians who attend Easter Sunday services accept the resurrection of Christ as a fact. They simply have not come to recognize and act on its significance. It is for this reason that I am addressing this message to the religious unbelievers who believe in the fact of Christ’s resurrection from the dead, but who fail to grasp its significance in a personal way. I will seek to demonstrate the significance of the resurrection of Christ by focusing on the uniqueness, the necessity, and the urgency of the resurrection.
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In this edition of Prophetic Witness
- Powerpoint - Rev Colin Le Noury, General Director
- General Directors Annual Report
- The Battleground Of Truth!
- Have You Washed Today?
- Trbulation After The Rapture
- Signs of the Times
- From Our Israel Desk
- Statement Of Belief
- What In The World Is Happening?
- Bournemouth Convention 2017
- Our Work In Scotland
- What's On