What Did Jesus Do While He Was Dead?

To answer this question, we need to take a look at 2 Peter and Jude, but a little bit of background is going to be necessary first. Some of the strange sayings in 2 Peter and Jude come from the story communicated in 1 Enoch. This means that while 1 Enoch is not a part…

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…

The Scene of the Resurrection

  There are a few interesting Biblical callbacks it seems John is giving us as he paints for us Jesus’ tomb—that is, the scene of the resurrection. As we look at these possible references, we retrace the presence of God throughout history and pinpoint it on Jesus. Furthermore, we come to see Jesus’ role in…