The Returned

Matthew puts a detail in his gospel that the other 3 gospels do not: Some of the dead returned to life and walked around Jerusalem. And this is not the only time in the Bible or in history that the Holy Spirit has brought people back to life. Check out this podcast episode on 1208GREENWOOD’s…

No Sex or Marriage in the Resurrection?

Obviously, sex and marriage play a big part in society and humanity, so Jesus’ statement that such things won’t exist in the resurrection (Mk 12:24-27) surprises us and even comes across a bit harshly. After all, many of us who are married can’t imagine living in eternity without our spouse and the near majority of us can’t…

Resurrection is Crucial to Christianity

Jesus prophesied about Himself to his disciples, saying, “they will mock him and spit on him, and flog him and kill him. And after three days he will rise” (Mk 10:34). You can just imagine the disgruntled faces of the disciples. Not only was resurrection a hot topic in Jesus’ time, but there was nothing in…

Resurrection Life is Different

The Sadducees were known for their disbelief in the idea of resurrection. The Bible even paints them as thinking the whole thing is a joke. And Sadducees came to him, who say that there is no resurrection. And they asked him a question, saying, “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and…