Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And have hope toward God, which they themselves also allow, that there shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust.
However, this one point, which I made when I stood among them [could have been objectionable]: I shouted, 'The reason I am being charged before you today is [my preaching of] the resurrection of the dead.' "
And now I am standing [here], being judged because [I believe that] God will fulfill the hope He promised to our forefathers.
It was for this reason that I requested to see you and talk with you, for I am wearing this chain because of the hope held by the Israelites."
When Paul realized that part [of the Sanhedrin] were Sadducees and the other part were Pharisees, he lifted up his voice before the Council and said, "Brothers, I am a Pharisee and the son of a Pharisee. And it is concerning our hope that the dead will be raised that I have been brought to trial."
But concerning the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what God spoke to you, saying, [Ex. 3:6]
"Do not be surprised at this: The time is coming when all those who are in their graves will hear His voice
1 Corinthians 15:12
Now if it is preached that Christ was raised from the dead, how can some people among you say that people will not be raised from the dead?
who will change our lowly [physical] bodies and make them like His glorious body. [He will do this] according to the power that enables Him even to bring everything into submission to Himself.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again [from the dead], [we also believe] that God will bring [back to life], along with Jesus, those in [fellowship with] Him who have fallen asleep [in death].
The person who shares in this first resurrection is blessed and holy [i.e., for being so dedicated to God]. The second death does not have power over these people, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and will rule with Him for the thousand years.