And you were dead in your trespasses and sins,
When you were dead in your transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our transgressions,
For just as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom He wishes.
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies,
even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved),
being darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardness of their heart;
But Jesus *said to him, “Follow Me, and allow the dead to bury their own dead.”
for this son of mine was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’ And they began to celebrate.
But we had to celebrate and rejoice, for this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.’”
Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming and now is, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live.
Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.
For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.
So also it is written, “The first man, Adam, became a living soul.” The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
and what is the surpassing greatness of His power toward us who believe. These are in accordance with the working of the strength of His might
For this reason it says,
And arise from the dead,
And Christ will shine on you.”
Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.
But she who gives herself to wanton pleasure is dead even while she lives.
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.
“To the angel of the church in Sardis write:He who has the seven Spirits of God and the seven stars, says this: ‘I know your deeds, that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead.