Pastor Armstrong's sermon is based on Luke 24:24:1-12.

“The Story that explains all others”       Luke 24:1-12

I.   In light of Jesus’ passion prediction and resurrection, the women begin to understand Jesus.

A. Before His resurrection, no one understood Him (Matthew 16:21-23; Luke 9:44-45; 18:31-34). 

B. First He _____________, then He is ____________.

C. Promise Fulfillment.

II.   In light of Jesus’ passion prediction and resurrection, the disciples begin to understand the Scriptures.

A. Jesus interprets all Scripture in light of ____________ (Luke 24:25-27, 45-47).  

B. Jesus fulfills the ______________ set by Moses, the prophets and thepsalmists:  suffering first, then glory.   

III.  In light of Jesus’ passion prediction and resurrection, we begin to understand who God is and what life, including our life, is about.

A. “God gives _______ to the dead and _______ into existence things that do not exist” (Romans 4:17).

B. “The sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing to the _____________ that will be revealed in us” (Romans 8:18). 

C. “Through many tribulations we must enter ___________________” (Acts 14:22).