I FOUND
3-26-16

Easter Weekend

 

“Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” Psalms 34:8 (NKJV)

“You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found by you,” declares the Lord, “and will bring you back from captivity…” Jeremiah 29:13-14a (NIV)

1) WE FIND HOPE

“…Christ Jesus, who gives us hope.” 1 Timothy 1:1b (NLT)

2) WE FIND JOY

“I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow!” John 15:11 (NLT)

3) WE FIND AMAZING GRACE

“He is so rich in kindness and grace that he purchased our freedom with the blood of his Son and forgave our sins.” Ephesians 1:7 (NLT)

“From his abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another.” John 1:16 (NLT)

4) WE FIND A MEANINGFUL LIFE

they said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen…” Luke 24:5-6a (NKJV)

“You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water. Psalm 63:1 (NIV)

“Jesus answered her, “If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you living water.” John 4:10 (NIV)

“…I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.” John 10:10b (NKJV)

5) WE FIND LOVING COMMUNITY

“When Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple whom He loved standing by, He said to His mother, “Woman, behold your son!” Then He said to the disciple, “Behold your mother!” And from that hour that disciple took her to his own home.” John 19:26-27 (NKJV)

“God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy…” Psalms 68:6a (NLT)

6) WE FIND FORGIVENESS

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” Luke 23:34a (NKJV)

“For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. Whoever believes in him is not condemned, but whoever does not believe is condemned already…” John 3:17-18a (ESV)

“Everyone has sinned and fallen short of God’s glorious standard…” Romans 3:23a (NCV)

“The payment for sin is death. But God gives us the free gift of life forever in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 6:23 (NCV)

WHAT JESUS DID FOR YOU?

“looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross…” Hebrews 12:2a (NKJV)

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