The Greatest News
“Then the angel spoke to the women. ‘Don’t be afraid!’ he said. ‘I know you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He isn’t here! He is risen from the dead, just as he said would happen. Come, see where his body was lying.” Matthew 28:5-6 NLT 1. THERE IS NO CONVENIENT TIME ! “Behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation.” 2 Corinthians 6:2 NKJV “The women ran quickly from the tomb. They were very frightened but also filled with great joy, and they rushed to give the disciples the angel’s message.” Matthew 28:8 NLT “They told the soldiers, ‘You must say, ‘Jesus’ disciples came during the night while we were sleeping, and they stole his body.” Matthew 28:13 NLT 2. JESUS MADE IT SIMPLE , SO KEEP IT SIMPLE ! “But in a church meeting I would rather speak five understandable words to help others than ten thousand words in an unknown language.” 1 Corinthians 14:19 NLT 3. YOU ARE COMMISSIONED ! “It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and several other women who told the apostles what had happened.” Luke 24:10 NLT “Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20 NLT VICTORY GROUP QUESTIONS: 1) What is the Greatest News? How would you explain this to someone who has never encountered Jesus? 2) What is the difference between Convenient Time and Opportune Time? Why is this important to sharing the good news? 3) Give an example of “Keeping it Simple” when preaching the good news. Why is simplicity so important? 4) What is something that you took away from the message? Share.