Easter Brings Hope
Pastor Elio's sermon notes for Good Friday, Friday April 2nd, 2021
1 Peter 1:3 NLT
3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is by his great mercy that we have been born again, because God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. Now we live with great expectation,
Proverbs 13:12 NIV
12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick,but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
Psalms 147:11 NIVUK
11 the Lord delights in those who fear him,who put their hope in his unfailing love.
Psalms 52:9 NLT
9 I will praise you forever, O God,for what you have done.I will trust in your good namein the presence of your faithful people.
Isaiah 61:1 NIV
1 The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me,because the Lord has anointed meto proclaim good news to the poor.He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted,to proclaim freedom for the captivesand release from darkness for the prisoners,
Psalms 34:18 NIV
18 The Lord is close to the brokenheartedand saves those who are crushed in spirit.
Psalms 103:12 NIV
12 as far as the east is from the west,so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
1 John 1:9 NIV
9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
Acts 2:24 NIV
24 But God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him.
Isaiah 40:31 NIV
31 but those who hope in the Lordwill renew their strength.They will soar on wings like eagles;they will run and not grow weary,they will walk and not be faint.
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
Jeremiah 1:4-5 NLT
4 The Lord gave me this message: 5 “I knew you before I formed you in your mother’s womb.Before you were born I set you apartand appointed you as my prophet to the nations.”
Philippians 3:10-11 NIV
10 I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, 11 and so, somehow, attaining to the resurrection from the dead.
John 3:16 NIV
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
John 1:12 NIV
12 Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God—
Ezekiel 37:5-6 NIV
5 This is what the Sovereign Lord says to these bones: I will make breath enter you, and you will come to life. 6 I will attach tendons to you and make flesh come upon you and cover you with skin; I will put breath in you, and you will come to life. Then you will know that I am the Lord.’ ”