The resurrection of Jesus Christ is central to what Christians believe. Without it, everything that we do is worthless. Paul, in 1 Corinthians 15, takes the opportunity to answer some who were giving in to the belief that resurrection wasn’t actually possible. Through his writing, he shows both the foolishness, and the consequences of such a belief.
Does coming to worship really matter? Whatever you may believe, God has certainly commanded it (Heb. 10:25), but he has also given us good reasons to want to gather for worship (Heb. 10:19-21). He gave us confidence to come before his throne through our Great High Priest Jesus Christ, who is the subject of our study for today.
“Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.” Those were the words of John the Baptizer who came as a forerunner of the Messiah. He knew who Jesus was, and he directed others to the savior as well.