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, taking the twelve aside, He said to them, "Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and all the things, written through the prophets respecting the Son of Man, will be accomplished;
Was it not necessary that the Christ should suffer these things, and enter into His glory?"
1 Corinthians 15:3
For I delivered to you, among the first things, that which also I received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures;
Why is it judged incredible with you, if God doth raise the dead?
This Man, delivered up by the settled counsel and foreknowledge of God, ye, having fastened to the cross, through the hand of lawless ones, did slay:
And that He raised Him up from the dead no more to return to corruption, He hath thus spoken, 'I will give to you the holy and faithful promises of David.'
and, coming forth out of the tombs after His resurrection, they entered into the holy city, and appeared to many.
No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it again. This commandment I received from My Father.
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he that believes on Me, though he die, yet shall he live;
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now hath Christ been raised from the dead, the First fruit of those who have fallen asleep.
And He is the Head of the body, the assembly; Who is the Beginning, the First-born from the dead, that in all things He may be preeminent;
and from Jesus Christ, the faithful Witness, the First-born of the dead, and the Ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him Who loveth, and loosed us from our sins in His own blood,
to open their eyes, that they may turn from darkness to light, and from the dominion of Satan to God, that they may receive remission of sins, and an inheritance among those who have been sanctified by faith in Me.'