Easter

Light | Luke 24:1-8; 44-49 |
What is the light and hope Jesus’ resurrection brings? In this message, as we look at Luke’s record of the first day of the week we see the light of Jesus’ resurrection is that new creation has broken into the world and so forgiveness of sins is now possible. Outline New Creation (Luke 24:1-8) Repentance and Forgiveness (Luke 24:44-49) Mission and Message

Dark | Genesis 1:1-5; Luke 23:44-46 |
Where is God when life is dark? This Good Friday we see how the darkness at the crucifixion shows that in the death of Jesus creation is undone as God’s judgment against sin is revealed. Outline Facing the Void (Genesis 1:1-5) The Darkness of… Evil (Luke 22:53) Uncreation (vv44-45a) Temple (vv45b-46) Conclusion/Application

Where Do I Find the Good Life? | Luke 24:1-12 |
What are you searching for? Looking for the living? Finding the good life in the perfect man

What’s Good About Good Friday? | Luke 23:32-43 |
Big questions What’s not good about Good Friday? What’s good about Good Friday? Forgiveness Paradise What are you searching for?

Tragedy or Comedy | John 20 |
A tragic morning that turns to joy So we can find life Romans 8:11 Is your life a tragedy or a comedy

The Lord Laughs | John 18-19 |
Bumbling soldiers and leaders … reveal who is in control People who say more than they realise Jesus is king We have no king It’s better than one dies

What if it’s true? | Luke 24:1-12 |
Looking among the dead The women The disciples and Peter What if it’s true? Jesus is the king Jesus brings life

Unjustly Punished | Luke 23:44-56 |
The death of a righteous man (vv44-47) The sun turns dark The temple curtain splits Jesus cries his last words Why this unjust death is ‘good’ (1 Peter 3:18) Three responses to Jesus (vv48-56) Recognise Respect Repent How will you respond to Jesus?

Can You Hope in Jesus? | Luke 24:13-32 |
A Sorrowful Meeting (vv13-18) … because hope has been lost (vv19-24) The Story Explained (vv25-29) Hope is Raised to Life (vv30-32) Can you hope in Jesus?

Forgiving the Unforgivable | Luke 23:32-43 |
Good Friday Sermon, 2016 The unforgiving mockers (vv34-38) The unforgivable men (vv32-33; 39-43) Finding forgiveness