Are You One of Those?Are You Among the Blessed?

John 20:24-31

Pew Bible Pg. 882

 

I.Are we among the doubters?†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 25

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††† A.The resurrection can seem very impractical, unrealistic.

 

††† B.The resurrection is that upon which the Christian faith is based.††††††††††††††††††††††††† I Cor. 15

 

II.Jesus meets our unbelief or doubts with peace.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 26†††††† ††††

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††† A.Godís presence with us dispels the doubt.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 27

 

††† B.Christís peace and presence leads us to declare our faith.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 28

 

III.We have the blessing of believing without being an eyewitness.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 29

 

††† A.We have evidence of Godís handiwork.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rom. 1:20-21

 

††† B.We have been give written accounts.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† vs. 30-31, I John 1:1-4

 

Do I know that Jesus died and has been raised from the dead?

 

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Have I realized the presence of God and the peace of God in my life?

 

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Have I declared Jesus to be my Lord and my God?

 

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