1. How can you know beyond death? 2. Jesus followers didn’t expect it 3. Jesus was the same, but different 4. Jesus lived to give it 5. So there is life beyond death
1. The third world? 2. Athens 3. An unknown God? a. God made everything b. God determined everything c. God of every person4. Why God mattersa. We are his accountable offspring b. He has fixed a day
1. What makes you valuable? 2. Significance comes from God, not us a. Creation or coincidence? b. Death gives or takes?3. Making your life counta. Honouring yourself b. Valuing others
Intro: Fake news? 1. John’s eyewitness account 2. Alternative Theory: Mistaken Identity 3. Alternative Theory: Not Fully Dead 4. Why believe John? 5. Why it matters!
Intro: How do you like to think of yourself? ContextLaw and Order – How to run from the law – How to arrest GodSo what is really going on here?Jesus will drink the cup Jesus loses none of those who are his The High Priest’s prophecyStrong or Weak? – Peter’s Courage – – The big contrastThe…
Intro: What on earth? Glory What is glory? Wasn’t Jesus already? How will Jesus be glorified?What is the work?You, me, them Keep them in your name Not take them out of the worldSanctificationWhat is sanctification? Sanctify them I consecrate myselfHey… That’s us!God’s goal for the world So that the world may… United in Jesus’ glory
Intro: Significant moments Persecution will come – religious persecution – a helper – help for times of persecution – help by sword? 2. Timing – cryptic clues – powerful reactions – secure joy 3. The Day that Changes everything – Old Testament promises – radical changes 4. Getting the timing right – getting it wrong…
1. Staying connected 2. What is it like being connected with God? 3. Why wouldn’t you be connected with God? 4. How can you be connected with God? 5. Staying connected
CHRISTIAN BLESSING 2. NOT A HOPE IN HEAVEN? 3. PEACE ON EARTH 4. WITH GOD?
1. Are you ready? 2. The time has come! 3. A puzzling picture 4. The elephant in the room 5. Strong enough to serve