1 John 3:1-6; John 20
A. Pay special attention to the kind of love the Father has given.
B. Not only by title but in reality we are his children.
Resurrection knowledge is built on true belief and knowledge in our daily lives and surpasses it as we know the world through our resurrected Lord.
1. Once you know the Lord you can see the world.
2. When you can’t trace out what the Scripture foretold, trust its author.
The first to discover Jesus was the last one left waiting.
3. Wait on the Lord.
“We are apt to think that he, being so holy, is therefore of a severe and sour disposition against sinners, and not able to bear them.” -Thomas Goodwin
4. God has pursued you with his word, he pursues you with his messengers, and he pursues you himself, the risen Lord.
5. Jesus does and will win his exceptional cases.
“A bruised reed he will not break, a smoldering wick he will not put out.” (Is. 42:1-3; Mt. 12:18-20).
6. Jesus is Lord and God.
“Have you met the risen Lord?” - Carl F. H. Henry