Home > Sermons

The Key to a Meaningful Life

The Resurrection happened—and the Resurrection matters.


Maybe this is the first time you've ever stepped foot into a church. Or maybe you don't normally go to church unless it's Christmas and Easter, and you're used to preachers trying to convince you about the truth of Jesus, the Resurrection, and Christianity. You've heard all the same sermons, with the same evidences, texts, and arguments used—Easter after Easter after Easter. I'm going to try not to do that.

Or maybe one of your objections to all this is that so many Christians do not live in a way that's consistent with what they claim to believe. You're very put off by this. Well, you'll be happy to know that the Bible actually addresses that; it actually confronts that problem head on, and that's the emphasis of our text today. This Easter text is not so much convincing the non-Christian as it is challenging the Christian. Now don't get me wrong: This text is a challenge for me, and it's a challenge for all of us 21st-century Christians who claim to believe in the Resurrection and yet—if we're honest—live like it isn't true.

Are you living like it isn't true? Let's take a look.

(Read 1 Corinthians 15:32-34)

Why does it matter—and what should we do?

I have titled this Easter message "The Key to a Meaningful Life" because as we're going to see, for the apostle Paul who wrote this letter, the Resurrection wasn't just some event in the past or an event in the future. The resurrection of Jesus wasn't just the receipt of assurance that Jesus had sufficiently paid for all our sins on the Cross, and it wasn't even just a reminder of our future resurrection at the end of history. No, for Paul, the Resurrection was the cardinal truth that brought meaning to everything he did. His purpose in life, the ...

sermon Preview

This sermon is available to purchase a la carte or
for subscribers at no additional cost.

To continue reading:

Jeremy McKeen is the founding and Lead Pastor of Truth Point Church in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Rating & Reviews

Average User Rating: Not rated

No comments

Please to rate and review this sermon. Or subscribe now for full access.

Related sermons

The Agony of Victory

Through the rejection of the cross Jesus is exalted as king

Wasted on Jesus

The cross calls us to worship in ways others would call waste

More sermons

Related videos

Our Good Shepherd: The Life Of Christ | Skit Guys Studios | Preaching Today Media

Our Good Shepherd: The Life Of Christ | Skit Guys Studios

Easter is all about God's redemptive plan for the world. Watch this moving piece that illustrates the life and death and resurrection of our Savior. When all hope seems lost, God enters and everything changes. Music: "The Good Shepherd" by Ben Kilgore. [ Read More ]
Easter Worship Intro | Skit Guys Studios | Preaching Today Media

Easter Worship Intro | Skit Guys Studios

Christ has risen! Start your Easter worship service or sermon with this moving video expressing the celebration of Easter and the significance of Christ’s resurrection in our lives. [ Read More ]

More videos

Print this pageShopping CartHelpMy Account
  • Type:
  • sermon
  • Format:
  • PDF
  • Price:
  • $4.99

Average Rating: Not rated [see ratings/reviews]

Sermon Outline:


I. Why does it matter—and what should we do?

II. The implications of the Resurrection

III. The imperatives of the Resurrection