1.We should believe in Christ because of his POWER
Key Idea: The purpose is to grow our faith by seeing the glory of Christ, as manifest in the power of resurrection.
Practical truth: Trust Christ because he is powerful
A. Belief is more than faith in ideas; it is faith in a Person
a) Connect theological truths to the person of Christ
b) To grow in faith, get to know Jesus the object of our faith
- Approach Scripture differently.
- See the truths of Scripture less as facts but more as revelation of his character.
- Connect who Jesus is to every day life.
- Pray to an actual person.
B. Belief trust that the resurrection rewrites our story.
2. We should believe in Christ because of his LOVE.