Presentation on theme: "The Resurrection of the Dead"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Resurrection of the Dead “If a man dies, shall he live again?”(Job 14:14)
2 Christ is Risen from the Dead Jno. 11:25 ; 1 Cor. 15:20-23 Origin and beginning of resurrectionFirstfruits: Pledge of remainderWhy we have living hope, 1 Pet. 1:3-5Are you ready to die & be raised from the dead?
3 All the Dead will be Raised John 5:28-29 (Rev. 20:13) Just and the unjust, Acts 24:15Not only the righteousAny denial of this is false!
4 1,000 year reign of Christ on earth The Last DayAll at same “hour” (fixed time), Jno. 5:28Not two resurrections with 1,000 years of separation between righteous & wicked“Last day” Jno. 6:39-40, 54; 12:481,000 year reign of Christ on earth1st2nd
5 Bodily Resurrection 1 Cor. 15:35-49 A body that God chooses, 15:35, 38Incorruptible body, 15:42Glorious body, 15:43Powerful body, 15:43Spiritual body, 15:44This resurrected body is a certainty, 15:44Divine order: Natural body…Spiritual body 15:46-49
6 Bodily Resurrection 1 Cor. 15:35-49 What will happen? 15:50-54The mystery has been revealed, 15:51The dead instantly raised & the living instantly changed, 15:51-52Death defeated as incorruptible bodies are “put on,” 15:53-54 (Rev. 20:13-14)
7 Bodily Resurrection 1 Cor. 15:35-49 How this affects us now, 15:55-58Death has lost its painful power, 15:55Victory in Christ over law…sin…death, 15:56-57Law brings wrath, Rom. 4:15; Gal. 3:10Sin brings death, Rom. 6:23Jesus fulfilled the law, saves from sin & defeated death!Be steadfast & abound in Lord’s work, 15:58
8 Judgment of All Rev. 20:11-15All will honor Christ, Phil. 2:9-11; Rom. 14:10-12Christ will judge all of us according to our lives, Rev. 20:12 (22:12); 2 Cor. 5:10
9 Kingdom Delivered to Father 1 Cor. 15:23-28 Jesus will come at “the end” & destroy death (resurrection), 15:23-26Jesus will not come to establish a kingdom, 15:24-25 (Col. 1:13; Rev. 1:9)Jesus will come to deliver the kingdom to God the Father, 15:24Jesus will not come back to live & reign on the earth, 15:28
10 Kingdom Delivered to Father 1 Cor. 15:23-28 Things NOT in Revelation 20:1-6Reign of Jesus on earthLiteral throne of DavidJerusalem in PalestineChrist on earthUsPremillennial expectations are false
11 What about dead Christians? 1 Thess. 4:13-18 Our knowledge of these things gives us hope & joy, 4:13Dead saints fully involved in Christ’s return, 4:14; 2 Cor. 4:14Dead arise, living changed, meet Lord in air…comforted by this, 4:15-18
12 Heaven & Earth Destroyed 2 Peter 3:10-12 Suddenly, 3:10Heavens will pass away & earth will burn up, 3:10, 12Should cause us to be holy & godly, 3:11
13 Resurrection of the Dead God’s power will raise us from the dead, Cor. 6:14Christians eagerly wait for the coming of Jesus, Phil. 3:20-21 (1 Cor. 1:7; Heb. 9:28)Those with this hope purify themselves, Jno. 3:2-3Are you eagerly waiting? (Rev. 22:12, 20)