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28 Bible Verses about The Resurrection

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Matthew 27:53

and having come forth out of the tombs after his rising, they went into the holy city, and appeared to many.

Matthew 28:6

he is not here, for he rose, as he said; come, see the place where the Lord was lying;

Luke 14:14

and happy thou shalt be, because they have not to recompense thee, for it shall be recompensed to thee in the rising again of the righteous.'

2 Timothy 2:18

who concerning the truth did swerve, saying the rising again to have already been, and do overthrow the faith of some;

1 Corinthians 15:6

afterwards he appeared to above five hundred brethren at once, of whom the greater part remain till now, and certain also did fall asleep;

Matthew 22:31

'And concerning the rising again of the dead, did ye not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying,

1 Corinthians 15:52

in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, in the last trumpet, for it shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we -- we shall be changed:

John 5:29

and they shall come forth; those who did the good things to a rising again of life, and those who practised the evil things to a rising again of judgment.

Mark 12:23

in the rising again, then, whenever they may rise, of which of them shall she be wife -- for the seven had her as wife?'

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The Resurrection » A doctrine of the old testament

Hosea 13:14

From the hand of Sheol I do ransom them, From death I redeem them, Where is thy plague, O death? Where thy destruction, O Sheol? Repentance is hid from Mine eyes.

Job 19:26

And after my skin hath compassed this body, Then from my flesh I see God:

More verses: Daniel 12:2

The Resurrection » Credibility of, shown by the resurrection of individuals

John 11:44

and he who died came forth, being bound feet and hands with grave-clothes, and his visage with a napkin was bound about; Jesus saith to them, 'Loose him, and suffer to go.'

Luke 7:14

and having come near, he touched the bier, and those bearing it stood still, and he said, 'Young man, to thee I say, Arise;'

Matthew 27:53

and having come forth out of the tombs after his rising, they went into the holy city, and appeared to many.

The Resurrection » Saints should look forward to

Daniel 12:13

And thou, go on to the end, then thou dost rest, and dost stand in thy lot at the end of the days.'

Philippians 3:11

if anyhow I may attain to the rising again of the dead.

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Rise through Christ

Acts 4:2

being grieved because of their teaching the people, and preaching in Jesus the rising again out of the dead --

1 Corinthians 15:21-22

for since through man is the death, also through man is a rising again of the dead, for even as in Adam all die, so also in the Christ all shall be made alive,

The Resurrection » Assumed and proved by our lord

Matthew 22:29-32

And Jesus answering said to them, 'Ye go astray, not knowing the Writings, nor the power of God; for in the rising again they do not marry, nor are they given in marriage, but are as messengers of God in heaven. 'And concerning the rising again of the dead, did ye not read that which was spoken to you by God, saying, read more.
I am the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob? God is not a God of dead men, but of living.'

John 5:28-29

'Wonder not at this, because there doth come an hour in which all those in the tombs shall hear his voice, and they shall come forth; those who did the good things to a rising again of life, and those who practised the evil things to a rising again of judgment.

Luke 14:14

and happy thou shalt be, because they have not to recompense thee, for it shall be recompensed to thee in the rising again of the righteous.'

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Rise first

The Resurrection » Of saints shall be followed by the change of those then alive

1 Corinthians 15:51

lo, I tell you a secret; we indeed shall not all sleep, and we all shall be changed;

The Resurrection » Shall be of all the dead

Revelation 20:13

and the sea did give up those dead in it, and the death and the hades did give up the dead in them, and they were judged, each one according to their works;

John 5:28

'Wonder not at this, because there doth come an hour in which all those in the tombs shall hear his voice,

The Resurrection » Illustrated

Ezekiel 37:1-10

There hath been upon me a hand of Jehovah, and He taketh me forth in the Spirit of Jehovah, and doth place me in the midst of the valley, and it is full of bones, and He causeth me to pass over by them, all round about, and lo, very many are on the face of the valley, and lo, very dry. And He saith unto me, 'Son of man, do these bones live?' And I say, 'O Lord Jehovah, Thou -- Thou hast known.' read more.
And He saith unto me, 'Prophesy concerning these bones, and thou hast said unto them: O dry bones, hear a word of Jehovah: Thus said the Lord Jehovah to these bones: Lo, I am bringing into you a spirit, and ye have lived, and I have given on you sinews, and cause flesh to come up upon you, and covered you over with skin, and given in you a spirit, and ye have lived, and ye have known that I am Jehovah.' And I have prophesied as I have been commanded, and there is a noise, as I am prophesying, and lo, a rushing, and draw near do the bones, bone unto its bone. And I beheld, and lo, on them are sinews, and flesh hath come up, and cover them doth skin over above -- and spirit there is none in them. And He saith unto me: 'Prophesy unto the Spirit, prophesy, son of man, and thou hast said unto the Spirit: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: From the four winds come in, O Spirit, and breathe on these slain, and they do live.' And I have prophesied as He commanded me, and the Spirit cometh into them, and they live, and stand on their feet -- a very very great force.

1 Corinthians 15:36-37

unwise! thou -- what thou dost sow is not quickened except it may die; and that which thou dost sow, not the body that shall be dost thou sow, but bare grain, it may be of wheat, or of some one of the others,

The Resurrection » Denied by the sadducees

Matthew 22:23

In that day there came near to him Sadducees, who are saying there is not a rising again, and they questioned him, saying,

Luke 20:27

And certain of the Sadducees, who are denying that there is a rising again, having come near, questioned him,

The Resurrection » Effected by the power of » Christ

John 5:28

'Wonder not at this, because there doth come an hour in which all those in the tombs shall hear his voice,

John 6:39-40

'And this is the will of the Father who sent me, that all that He hath given to me I may not lose of it, but may raise it up in the last day; and this is the will of Him who sent me, that every one who is beholding the Son, and is believing in him, may have life age-during, and I will raise him up in the last day.'

The Resurrection » Is not contrary to reason

John 12:24

verily, verily, I say to you, if the grain of the wheat, having fallen to the earth, may not die, itself remaineth alone; and if it may die, it doth bear much fruit;

1 Corinthians 15:35-49

But some one will say, 'How do the dead rise? unwise! thou -- what thou dost sow is not quickened except it may die; and that which thou dost sow, not the body that shall be dost thou sow, but bare grain, it may be of wheat, or of some one of the others, read more.
and God doth give to it a body according as He willed, and to each of the seeds its proper body. All flesh is not the same flesh, but there is one flesh of men, and another flesh of beasts, and another of fishes, and another of birds; and there are heavenly bodies, and earthly bodies; but one is the glory of the heavenly, and another that of the earthly; one glory of sun, and another glory of moon, and another glory of stars, for star from star doth differ in glory. So also is the rising again of the dead: it is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption; it is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body; there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body; so also it hath been written, 'The first man Adam became a living creature,' the last Adam is for a life-giving spirit, but that which is spiritual is not first, but that which was natural, afterwards that which is spiritual. The first man is out of the earth, earthy; the second man is the Lord out of heaven; as is the earthy, such are also the earthy; and as is the heavenly, such are also the heavenly; and, according as we did bear the image of the earthy, we shall bear also the image of the heavenly.

The Resurrection » Preached by the apostles

Acts 17:18

And certain of the Epicurean and of the Stoic philosophers, were meeting together to see him, and some were saying, 'What would this seed picker wish to say?' and others, 'Of strange demons he doth seem to be an announcer;' because Jesus and the rising again he did proclaim to them as good news,

Acts 4:2

being grieved because of their teaching the people, and preaching in Jesus the rising again out of the dead --

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Have bodies like Christ's

Philippians 3:21

who shall transform the body of our humiliation to its becoming conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working of his power, even to subject to himself the all things.

The Resurrection » Expected by the jews

The Resurrection » The preaching of, caused » Persecution

Acts 23:6

and Paul having known that the one part are Sadducees, and the other Pharisees, cried out in the sanhedrim, 'Men, brethren, I am a Pharisee -- son of a Pharisee -- concerning hope and rising again of dead men I am judged.'

Acts 24:11-15

thou being able to know that it is not more than twelve days to me since I went up to worship in Jerusalem, and neither in the temple did they find me reasoning with any one, or making a dissension of the multitude, nor in the synagogues, nor in the city; nor are they able to prove against me the things concerning which they now accuse me. read more.
'And I confess this to thee, that, according to the way that they call a sect, so serve I the God of the fathers, believing all things that in the law and the prophets have been written, having hope toward God, which they themselves also wait for, that there is about to be a rising again of the dead, both of righteous and unrighteous;

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Rise to eternal life

John 5:29

and they shall come forth; those who did the good things to a rising again of life, and those who practised the evil things to a rising again of judgment.

The Resurrection » Certainty of, proved by the resurrection of Christ

1 Corinthians 15:12-20

And if Christ is preached, that out of the dead he hath risen, how say certain among you, that there is no rising again of dead persons? and if there be no rising again of dead persons, neither hath Christ risen; and if Christ hath not risen, then void is our preaching, and void also your faith, read more.
and we also are found false witnesses of God, because we did testify of God that He raised up the Christ, whom He did not raise if then dead persons do not rise; for if dead persons do not rise, neither hath Christ risen, and if Christ hath not risen, vain is your faith, ye are yet in your sins; then, also, those having fallen asleep in Christ did perish; if in this life we have hope in Christ only, of all men we are most to be pitied. And now, Christ hath risen out of the dead -- the first-fruits of those sleeping he became,

The Resurrection » A first principle of the gospel

1 Corinthians 15:13-14

and if there be no rising again of dead persons, neither hath Christ risen; and if Christ hath not risen, then void is our preaching, and void also your faith,

The Resurrection » Is not incredible

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Have incorruptible bodies

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Have spiritual bodies

1 Corinthians 15:44

it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body; there is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body;

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Have glorious bodies

1 Corinthians 15:43

it is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Have powerful bodies

1 Corinthians 15:43

it is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;

The Resurrection » Called in question by some in the primitive church

1 Corinthians 15:12

And if Christ is preached, that out of the dead he hath risen, how say certain among you, that there is no rising again of dead persons?

The Resurrection » Blessedness of those who have part in the first

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Be glorified with Christ

The Resurrection » Explained away by false teachers

2 Timothy 2:18

who concerning the truth did swerve, saying the rising again to have already been, and do overthrow the faith of some;

The Resurrection » Effected by the power of » God

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Be as the angels

The Resurrection » Of the wicked, shall be to » Shame and everlasting contempt

The Resurrection » Effected by the power of » The holy ghost

The Resurrection » The preaching of, caused » Mocking

Acts 17:32

And having heard of a rising again of the dead, some, indeed, were mocking, but others said, 'We will hear thee again concerning this;'

The Resurrection » Saints in, shall » Be recompensed

Luke 14:14

and happy thou shalt be, because they have not to recompense thee, for it shall be recompensed to thee in the rising again of the righteous.'

The Resurrection » Of the wicked, shall be to » Damnation

John 5:29

and they shall come forth; those who did the good things to a rising again of life, and those who practised the evil things to a rising again of judgment.

The Resurrection » Illustrative of the new birth

John 5:25

Verily, verily, I say to you -- There cometh an hour, and it now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God, and those having heard shall live;