Resurrection

Related: The Resurrection of Christ   The resurrection. There is a progression of understanding through scripture with regard to the resurrection. Old Testament saints knew of a general resurrection, that is all (John 11:24). The resurrection was spoken of in the Old Testament, but not in great detail (see 1 Samuel 2:6; Job 19:25-27; Psalm 16:9,10; Psalm 17:15; and Daniel 12:2). When Christ came He presented something new, that there would be a "resurrection from among the dead" (Matt. 17:9); i.e. that not […]
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Revelation 19:11 – 21:8

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Appearing through the Eternal State: 8 Visions Revelation 19:11 – 21:8   Eight Visions. The book of Revelation picks back up with the chronological progression. The events are given to us in a series of visions where John says “I SAW”, Rev. 19:11 – 21:8. These visions take us from the appearing of Christ on into the eternal state, which is the eighth and final vision. afterwards, the Spirit of God takes us back to describe the Church in the […]

Genesis 22

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Abraham Offers Isaac: The Death of Christ Genesis 22   Genesis 22. As we remarked in Genesis 12, the life of Abraham in Genesis is divided into three series of chapters. Ch.12-14 deal with Abraham’s public history, in which Abraham is tested as to his willingness to live as a stranger and a pilgrim. The first series closes with a millennial scene, in which Melchizedek is a type of Christ in His Millennial office. Ch.15-21 deal with Abraham’s […]

Matthew 28

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Resurrection of Christ Matthew 28    Christ’s Resurrection. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is vital to Christianity because it is the proof that our sins are gone, and that God is satisfied with the work of Calvary. The Lord rose bodily from the dead, not merely in spirit, as some have taught through the ages. When Paul summed up the gospel that he preached, he said that he preached Christ who died, was buried, and had risen from the […]

John 5

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Infirm Man: Jesus as Son of God vs. the Law John 5     Can the Law give healing? In the previous sign (healing of the nobleman’s son) we saw Israel as a nation “sick unto death”. The question arises, “we Jews have the law, isn’t that enough to give us life?” Even though the law brought blessing into the reach of man, yet the law required something of man, which man was not able to perform. It […]

John 11

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   Raising of Lazarus: Jesus as Resurrection & Life, Israel’s Restoration John 11   John 11. In this chapter we have fresh glories of the Son brought forward. We see His perfection as a man, touched with the feelings of our infirmities. All through we read of “Jesus”, the loving, compassionate, gentle Savior. Then, we have His zeal for the glory of God. He put the Father’s glory above every other goal. Finally, we see His personal, divine glory […]

1 Corinthians 15

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Resurrection and Its Importance in Christianity 1 Corinthians 15   The resurrection. There is a progression of understanding through scripture with regard to the resurrection. Old Testament saints knew of a general resurrection, that is all (John 11:24). The resurrection was spoken of in the Old Testament, but not in great detail (see 1 Samuel 2:6; Job 19:25-27; Psalm 16:9,10; Psalm 17:15; and Daniel 12:2). When Christ came He presented something new, that there would be a “resurrection from among the […]

Q&A: Resurrection of Old Testament Saints

Q&A: Resurrection of Old Testament Saints

When are the Old Testament saints raised? At the rapture or the appearing of Christ? This question is hotly debated among Christians. However, a review of several scriptures will settle this issue.