Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For just as the Father awakens the dead and makes them come to life, the Son makes anyone whom he chooses come to life.
Jesus said to him, "Leave the dead to bury their own dead; you must go and spread the news of the Kingdom of God!"
for my son here was dead, and he has come to life; he was lost, and he is found!' So they began to celebrate.
Through baptism we have been buried with him in death, so that just as he was raised from the dead through the Father's glory, we too may live a new life.
You also were dead because of the offenses and sins
So it says, "Wake up, sleeper! Rise from the dead, And Christ will dawn upon you!"
Yes, you who were dead through your misdeeds and physically uncircumcised, God raised to life with Christ. He forgave us all our misdeeds,
"To the angel of the church in Sardis write: " 'He who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars speaks thus: I know what you are doing; you are supposed to be alive, but you are dead.