Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For as the Father raises the dead and gives them life, even so the Son also gives life to whom he desires.
But Jesus said to him, "Leave the dead to bury their own dead, but you go and announce the Kingdom of God."
for this, my son, was dead, and is alive again. He was lost, and is found.' They began to celebrate.
We were buried therefore with him through baptism to death, that just like Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life.
You were made alive when you were dead in transgressions and sins,
Therefore he says, "Awake, you who sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you."
You were dead through your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh. He made you alive together with him, having forgiven us all our trespasses,
"And to the angel of the assembly in Sardis write: "He who has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars says these things: "I know your works, that you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.