Questions Answered at Easter
John 3: 16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.
- Answers The Question About What God Is Like: “God So Loved”
- Answers The Question About You: “The World”
You are loved and loveable…….Right now as you are. When God looks at you…… He sees what you often try to ignore or hide. He sees the hurt, shame, misery, guilt, bitterness, and anger. He sees the depression, despair, and fear. You hide it from others because you know they may pull back or judge. God’s reaction to all of this: He moves closer. John 1:14
- Answers The Question About How Far God Will Go To Bring You Home: “God Gave His One And Only Son”
Luke 15: 17 “When he came to his senses, he said, ‘how many of my father’s hired servants have food to spare, and here I am starving to death! 18 I will set out and go back to my father and say to him: father, I have sinned against heaven and against you.19 I am no longer worthy to be called your son; make me like one of your hired servants.’ 20 So he got up and went to his father. “but while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and was filled with compassion for him; he ran to his son, threw his arms around him and kissed him. 21 “the son said to him, ‘father, I have sinned against heaven and against you. I am no longer worthy to be called your son.’ 22 “But the father said to his servants, ‘quick! Bring the best robe and put it on him. Put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. 23 bring the fattened calf and kill it. Let’s have a feast and celebrate. 24 for this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found.’ so they began to celebrate.
- Answers The Question Of What Your Response Should Be: “Believes”
- God loves you and has a plan for you.
- Your sin has separated you from God
- God sent Jesus to die for your sins
- For you….it is a matter of trust
“Dear God, I know I’m a sinner, and I ask for your forgiveness. I believe Jesus Christ is Your Son. I believe that He died for my sin and that you raised Him to life. I want to trust Him as my Savior and follow Him as Lord, from this day forward. Guide my life and help me to do your will. I pray this in the name of Jesus. Amen.”