Clothed with Power – Deric Bartlett

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Sermon Notes

This week, Pastor Deric shares a message titled ‘Clothed with Power’ from Luke 24:36-53.

1. Power to _______ the new reality in Jesus (v. 36 – 40)
2. Power to _______ the new relationship with God (v.41-45)
3. Power to _______ to all the world (v. 46-48)
4. Power to _______ the life of faith (v.49)
5. Power to _______ by Jesus (v.50-53)

ICEBREAKER: If a new volcano formed and the government had an online contest to see what it would be named, what name would you submit?
1. What is our best response to the words that Jesus has spoken [Luke 24:44]? Also, consult John 1:1; John 14:23; and Hebrews 1:1-4 for more ideas.

2. How does the fact that Jesus fulfilled all the Old Testament prophesies about the coming Messiah give you confidence that your faith is well-founded [Luke 24:44]? Also consider Deuteronomy 18:15-19; 2 Samuel 7:11-16; and Psalm 22:12-18.

3. According to Luke 24:45, what is the goal of all effective Bible teaching [cf. Ezra 7:10; Luke 24:32; and 2 Timothy 3:16-17]?

4. What is the complete gospel message outlined for us in Luke 24:46-47? Why is this such good news for our world today [cf. Luke 9:22; Acts 5:30-32; and Romans 1:16-17]?

5. Why are witnesses so important in establishing the truth of the gospel [Luke 24:48]? Also, examine Deuteronomy 19:15; Acts 1:8; and Ephesians 2:19-22 for more insights.

6. What does it mean to be “clothed with power from on high” [Luke 24:49]? What difference does this make in a believer’s life [cf. John 7:37-39; 2 Corinthians 1:21-22; and Ephesians 5:18-21]?

7. What did you find helpful or challenging about this Sunday’s message?

“The Spirit-filled life is not a special,
deluxe edition of Christianity.
It is part and parcel of the
total plan of God for His people.”
A.W. Tozer