When a man dies, will he come back to life?
If so, I would wait all the days of my struggle
until my relief comes.
There is hope for a tree:
If it is cut down, it will sprout again,
and its shoots will not die.
Then He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?”I replied, “Lord God, only You know.”
1 Samuel 2:6
The Lord brings death and gives life;
He sends some to Sheol, and He raises others up.
They kept this word to themselves, discussing what “rising from the dead” meant.
The same day some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came up to Him and questioned Him:
Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to Him and questioned Him:
Some of the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came up and questioned Him:
For the Sadducees say there is no resurrection, and no angel or spirit, but the Pharisees affirm them all.
Why is it considered incredible by any of you that God raises the dead?
When they heard about resurrection of the dead, some began to ridicule him. But others said, “We’d like to hear from you again about this.”
1 Corinthians 15:13
But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ has not been raised;
1 Corinthians 15:12
Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say, “There is no resurrection of the dead”?
1 Corinthians 15:15
In addition, we are found to be false witnesses about God, because we have testified about God that He raised up Christ—whom He did not raise up if in fact the dead are not raised.
1 Corinthians 15:29
Otherwise what will they do who are being baptized for the dead? If the dead are not raised at all, then why are people baptized for them?
1 Corinthians 15:32
If I fought wild animals in Ephesus with only human hope, what good did that do me? If the dead are not raised, Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.