Resurrection: Life After Life After Death

Though we’ve had thousands of years to create a deep theology of resurrection, we have for some reason reduced the concept to a fraction of what it is. The Bible writers understood resurrection to be a whole lot more than what we teach. When Jesus was resurrected from the dead, it sent theological shockwaves throughout…

Earnestly Desire Spiritual Gifts

God works in all of us in different ways, as that is part of what makes us the Body of Christ. We are not all meant to play the same part in this body. And if we try to play the same part, the body will trip over itself at best or severely injure itself…

Resurrection & Earth

The problem with resurrected physical bodies is that they don’t belong in the spiritual realm, for the spiritual realm is for spirits. So if Paul truly believed that we would be taking on these new imperishable bodies raised in glory and power (1 Cor 15), then how did he expect this to all work out…

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…

Resurrection As the Bible Explains It

What we celebrate every Easter is not just the idea that Jesus died and went to Heaven—that’s not what resurrection is. Resurrection is the putting on of a new body that’s fit for the Kingdom of Heaven which God will one day establish on Earth when Jesus returns. And the Bible has a lot more…