1 Corinthians 15:19-20 "If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied. 20 But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep."
1. The resurrection provides the basis for truth, meaning and life's purpose
2. The resurrection is the only explanation for the beginnings and spread of Christianity
3. The resurrection of Jesus is the power-source behind the preaching of the Bible
4. Jesus' resurrection is the basis for worship and adoration of God
5. Jesus' resurrection validates the truth of the Bible
6. The resurrection of Jesus is relevant for the power to live the Christian life today