Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead, and should shew light unto the people, and to the Gentiles.
And he took the Twelve aside and said to them, "See! we are going up to Jerusalem, and everything written in the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled.
Did not the Christ have to suffer thus before entering upon his glory?"
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I passed on to you, as of first importance, the account I had received, that Christ died for our sins, as the Scriptures foretold,
Why do you all think it incredible that God should raise the dead?
But you, by the fixed purpose and intention of God, handed him over to wicked men, and had him crucified.
Now as evidence that he has raised him from the dead, never again to return to decay, he said this: 'I will fulfil to you my sacred promises to David.'
and left their tombs and after his resurrection went into the holy city and showed themselves to many people.
No one has taken it from me, but I am giving it of my own accord. I have power to give it, and I have power to take it back again. These are the orders I have received from my Father."
Jesus said to her, "I myself am Resurrection and Life. He who believes in me will live on, even if he dies,
1 Corinthians 15:20
But the truth is, Christ was raised from the dead, the first to be raised of those who have fallen asleep.
He is the head of the church, it is his body; for he is the beginning, the firstborn from among the dead??hat he might come to stand first in everything.
and from Jesus Christ the trustworthy witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the sovereign of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has released us from our sins by his blood
to open their eyes and turn them from darkness to light and from Satan's control to God, so that they may have their sins forgiven and have a place among those who are consecrated through faith in me.'
A light of revelation for the heathen, And a glory to your people Israel!"