Resurrection Life

Some verses this Holy Week to remind us of what resurrection life looks like.

Resurrection in Jesus’ Teaching

  • No more marriage in resurrection life |::| Luke 20:35
  • The resurrected body cannot die |::| Luke 20:36
  • We’ll be equal to the angels |::|Luke 20:36
  • We become sons of God |::| Luke 20:36
  • Jesus would go through resurrection |::| Matthew 16:21

Resurrection in Jesus’ Life

  • He can mask his identity |::| Luke 24:16, John 20:14; 21:4
  • He can vanish |::| John 20:19, 20:26, Luke 24:31
  • He crosses into Heaven |::| Luke 24:51

Resurrection in Paul’s Teaching

  • We Go to be with Jesus when we die |::| 1 Thessalonians 4:14
  • Dead christians will be resurrected first |::| 1 Thessalonians 4:16
  • Christians still alive resurrected second |::| 1 Thessalonians 4:17
  • Christianity falls apart without resurrection |::| 1 Corinthians 15:12-19
  • Resurrected body is imperishable |::| 1 Corinthians 15:42
  • Resurrected body is glorious |::| 1 Corinthians 15:43, Philippians 3:21
  • Resurrected body is powerful |::| 1 Corinthians 15:43
  • Resurrected body is spiritual (meaning Spirit-led, I suggest) |::| 1 Corinthians 15:44
  • Resurrected body is immortal |::| 1 Corinthians 15:53
  • Resurrected body is like Jesus’ |::| Philippians 3:21

We Are Becoming Like Jesus

  • We are conformed to his image |::| Romans 8:29
  • We Shall be like Him |::| 1 John 3:2-3
  • We go from glory to glory |::| 2 Corinthians 3:18
  • We partake in divine nature |::| 2 Peter 1:4
  • We escape corruption & sin |::| 2 Peter 1:4
  • We grow in character now |::| 2 Peter 1:5-7

Resurrection in Revelation

  • First resurrection for (all or select) Jesus-followers |::| Revelation 20:4-6
  • Second resurrection for the rest of humans to be judged |::| Revelation 20:12-15
  • Heaven established on Earth |::| Revelation 21

Go deeper into these verses with the 1208PODCAST episode, “Resurrection as the Bible Explains It,” (season 6, episode 20) on 1208GREENWOOD’s webpage. Or simply subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. You can also learn more on this topic in my book, The Rush and the Rest.

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