9313 resurrection, spiritual

9313 resurrection, spiritual

The gospel brings new life to men and women, who lived in death and darkness until they came to faith. The NT emphasis upon “being made alive in Christ” is closely linked to the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Being made alive in Christ

Eph 2:1,4-6 See also Eze 37:1-14

Crossing over from death to life

Jn 5:24-26 See also Ro 6:3-5; 1Co 15:17; Col 2:13

Believers continue to live by the power of the risen Christ

Php 4:13 See also 2Co 5:17; Gal 2:20; Php 3:10

Results of being made alive in Christ

Spiritual desires Col 3:1-2

Spiritual assurance Col 3:3-4 See also Jn 5:24

Spiritual appetite 1Pe 2:1-3 See also Jn 3:3,6

Commitment to God Ro 6:13

Love for fellow believers 1Jn 3:14

Spiritual character Ro 7:4 See also Gal 5:22-23

See also

1055God, grace & mercy
2066Christ, power of
3230Holy Spirit & regeneration
3290Holy Spirit, life-giver
4015life
5110Paul, teaching of
6728regeneration
8105assurance, basis of
8255fruit, spiritual
8292love
8347spiritual growth