Genesis 1:1, John 1:1-5
Genesis 1:1 (NIV2011) 1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.
John 1:1-2 (NIV2011) 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was with God in the beginning.
In the beginning God....
God (Father, Son & Holy Spirit) was there at the beginning, and He will be there at the end.
Revelation 22:13 (NIV2011)
13 I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.
• Omnipresent (always present) John 1:1-2, 2 Peter 3:8
• Omnipotent (all powerful) John 1:3, Genesis 18:14, Luke 1:34-38
• Omniscient (all knowing) John 1:4, Psalm 139:1-4
In a world where nothing is certain, God is the constant we can rely on.
Romans 8:38-39 (NIV2011)
38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
ELuke 24:13-35 Luke 24:32 (NIV2011) "32 They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”
Sometimes life can overwhelm us and we struggle to make sense of it. This passage tells us that no matter what is happening, Jesus will:
♦ Walk with us v15, John 1:10-11
♦ Teach us v25-27, John 12:24-26
♦ Reveal himself to us v30-32, Jeremiah 29:13
This Easter, don’t let the business of life crowd out the risen Christ.
Luke 24:33-34 (NIV2011) "33 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together 34 and saying, “It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.”
Matthew 27: 45-56 "45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. 46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli,[a] lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”)...
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