LIFE'S MOST CRUCIAL QUESTION
APRIL 7, 1996 A.M.
A. "WHEN YOU DIE WILL YOU LIVE AGAIN?"
1. THIS IS THE QUESTION OF THE AGES.
a. Ill. Socrates, renowned Greek scholar and philosopher,
drank the hemlock and lay down to die. "Shall we live
again," asked his friends. The dying philosopher answered,
"I hope so, but no man can know."
b. Theodius: On an occasion opened the prison doors and
released all the prisoners. He is reported to have said,
"Now, would to God, I could open all the tombs and give life
to the dead."
c. Job: (Job 14:14) "If a man dies shall he live again?
2. THIS QUESTION HAUNTS MANY PEOPLE.
a. Hebrews 2:15 "..release those who through fear of death
were all their lifetime subject to bondage."
b. Easter is the good news that answers this question.
B. ROMANS 1:4 TELLS US CHRIST WAS RISEN IN POWER.
1. AS THE HEART PUMPS BLOOD TO EVERY PART OF THE
BODY THE TRUTH OF THE RESURRECTION AFFECTS
EVERY ASPECT OF GOSPEL TRUTH."
2. R.A. TORREY SAID OF THE RESURRECTION, "IT IS THE
GIBRALTAR OF CHRISTIAN EVIDENCE; THE WATERLOO OF
C. THE HEART OF THE GOSPEL IS THE RESURRECTION. TODAY,
WE WILL LOOK AT:
1. THE PROOF OF IT.
2. THE POWER OF IT.
3. THE POINT OF IT.
I. THE PROOF OF IT.
ILL. SKEPTICS HAVE AIMED THEIR BIGGEST GUNS AT THE
THERE ARE SEVERAL THEORIES ...
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