Life Foretold
Easter 2021

April 04, 2021 • Brian Becker • Luke

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Sermon Notes - April 4th, 2021
Luke: Life Foretold - Brian Becker

Luke 24:1 (NIV)
On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.

Luke 24:2-3 (NIV)
They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus

Luke 24:4 (NIV)
While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.

Luke 24:5-6a (NIV)
In their fright, the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!”

Luke 24:6b-7 (NIV)
Remember how he told you, while he was still with you Galilee: ”The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.“

Luke 24:8 (NIV)
Then they remembered his words.

Luke 11:29 (NLT)
As the crowd pressed in on Jesus, he said, “This evil generation keeps asking me to show them a miraculous sign. But the only sign I will give them is the sign of Jonah.

Luke 11:33 (NLT)
What happened to him was a sign to the people of Nineveh that God had sent him. What happens to the Son of Man will be a sign to these people that he was sent by God.

Luke 11:31 (NLT)
The queen of Sheba will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for she came from a distant land to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Now someone greater than Solomon is here—but you refuse to listen.

The story of Jonah shows us how far God will go to rescue even the worst of people.

The story of the Queen of Sheba documents how far even good people have to go to come to God.

Luke 11:29 (NLT)
As the crowd pressed in on Jesus, he said, “This evil generation keeps asking me to show them a miraculous sign. But the only sign I will give them is the sign of Jonah.

Matthew 12:40 (NLT)
For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish for three days and three nights, so will the Son of Man be in the heart of the earth for three days and three nights.

Luke 11:33 (NLT)
What happened to him was a sign to the people of Nineveh that God had sent him. What happens to the Son of Man will be a sign to these people that he was sent by God.

Luke 11:31 (NLT)
The queen of Sheba will stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for she came from a distant land to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Now someone greater than Solomon is here—but you refuse to listen.

Luke 11:32 (NLT)
The people of Nineveh will also stand up against this generation on judgment day and condemn it, for they repented of their sins at the preaching of Jonah. Now someone greater than Jonah is here—but you refuse to repent.