The, Death And Resurrection Of Jesus Essay

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So if you are reading this you have probably decided you would like to spend a week in the book of John. If you have never read this book it is a life-changing story about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus. This book will tell you how 1 person taught 12 disciples what it looked like to follow Him. Today Christianity is the largest religion in the world with an estimated 2.2 Billion followers of Christ. So how did this religion become a global church in less than 2 thousand years? After this amount of time any other religion would have fallen apart, but for some reason Christianity is radically different, and its followers are not ordinary, religious zealots. They are radically different people who are driven by the life work of Jesus.

This book might prove to be the most important words you have ever read. It has started revivals, been the foundation to governments, and encouraged many of its followers to lay down their life for the advancement of God’s kingdom. What an amazing thing to be reading. These words have literally urged people to lay down their life away so that others can hear this message of salvation. When you are reading take a moment to appreciate all the followers of Jesus who have considered it as the Apostle Paul would say “to live is Christ, and to die is gain”.

So the question we will be asking the text as we read the book of John this week, who is Jesus? Notice we are not asking who WAS Jesus, but who IS Jesus. As Christians we believe that…

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