Found Pt. 6

FOUND

Deliver Resurrection Life

Key Verse to Memorize:

John 11:25 – Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying.

John 11:5-6 – So although Jesus loved Martha, Mary, and Lazarus, 6 he stayed where he was for the next two days.

John 11:16 – Thomas, nicknamed the Twin, said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go, too—and die with Jesus.”

John 11:25-26 – Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die. Do you believe this, Martha?”

John 11:33-34a – When Jesus saw her weeping and saw the other people wailing with her, a deep anger welled up within him, and he was deeply troubled. “Where have you put him?” he asked them.

How do you deliver resurrection life to those around you?

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John 11:34(NLT) – “Where have you laid him?” he asked. “Come and see, Lord,” they replied.

“Jesus isn’t just trying to raise your dead. He is stepping into your pain.” – Kris Valloton

John 11:34b-35 – They told him, “Lord, come and see.” Then Jesus wept.

John 11:39-41a – “Roll the stone aside,” Jesus told them. But Martha, the dead man’s sister, protested, “Lord, he has been dead for four days. The smell will be terrible.” Jesus responded, “Didn’t I tell you that you would see God’s glory if you believe?” So they rolled the stone aside.

REMOVE OBSTACLES

John 11:39a “Take away the stone,” he said What could be blocking the Word of God from getting to the people dying in sin around you?

John 11:43 – Then Jesus shouted, “Lazarus, come out!”

SPEAK TO THE DEAD PLACES

John 11:43(TPT) – Then with a loud voice Jesus shouted with authority: “Lazarus! Come out of the tomb!”

Romans 8:11(NLT) – The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.

Ephesians 1:19-20(NLT) – I also pray that you will understand the incredible greatness of God’s power for us who believe him. This is the same mighty power that raised Christ from the dead and seated him in the place of honor at God’s right hand in the heavenly realms.

1 John 5:11-12 – And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

RELEASE PEOPLE INTO FREEDOM

John 11:44(NLT) – And the dead man came out, his hands and feet bound in graveclothes, his face wrapped in a headcloth. Jesus told them, “Unwrap him and let him go!”

Removal of the grave clothes is the job of the church. – Roger Fredrikson

James 5:16(NIV) – Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. NIV

John 11:25 – Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying.

Questions for discussion/reflection

When was the last time you entered into and truly felt the pain of someone else?

What area/dream/passion/gifting is lying dead in need of being called to life within you?

Who is Jesus challenging you to deliver His resurrection life to this week?

What are some obstacles you see blocking folks you know from receiving resurrection life?

How can you help remove those obstacles?