‘The Power of Resurrection’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, Resurrection Sunday – Odia, 21st April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘The Power of Resurrection’ from 1 Corinthians 15. On this special day, we are not remembering a Death God; but we are remembering a Living and a Risen Savior. How is that power relevant in our lives today? Let us see briefly 4 important teachings from the Resurrection of christ: a) The Ressurection of Jesus Christ has crushed death. The power of death could not hold Him. There was no death for mankind before Adam and Eve; it started after man sinned. There are 3 things about death we should know: Physical death …

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‘Experiencing the Resurrection’ by Rev. Susanta Patra, Resurrection Sunday – English, 21st April, 2019

Rev. Susanta Patra preached on the theme ‘Experiencing Resurrection’ from John 11:17-27. The Bible says He is not here; He is Risen. 3 thoughts can be drawn from Matthew 28 and John’s Gospel. 1) By confronting death: a) Certainty of death as given in John 11:17,21,23; Romans 5:12-14 and Hebrews 9:27. b) Cause of death is given in John 11:1,4; Romans 3:23 and 6:23. c) Anguish of Death as recorded in John 11:31-35. 2) By Believing what He said: What? Why? How did He say what He said? Jesus said in John 11:25 ‘I am the Resurrection and the Life.’ …

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