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 with Him and said to them, Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and all things written by the prophets concerning the Son of man shall be accomplished.
Was not the Messiah to suffer these things, and so to enter into his glory?
1 Corinthians 15:3
For in the first place I delivered to you, that which I also received, to wit, that Christ died for our sins, according to the scriptures:
What! is it judged incredible by you, that God should raise the dead?
(as ye yourselves also know,) Him being given up by the determinate counsel and fore-knowlege of God ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain.
And that He raised Him from the dead, no more to return to the place of corruption, He hath said thus, "I will give you the sure mercies of David."
and coming out of the graves, after his resurrection, went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.
None taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself: I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment I have received from my Father.
Jesus then told her, I am the resurrection and the life: he that believeth on me, though he were dead, shall live again.
1 Corinthians 15:20
But now Christ is risen from the dead, and is become the first-fruits of them that slept:
And He is the head of the body, which is the church: who is the beginning, the first-born from the dead, that in all things He might have the pre-eminence.
and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the first-born from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To Him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood,