9315 resurrection, of believers

9315 resurrection, of believers

The future event of finally being raised to glory with Jesus Christ. Believers may rest assured that, on account of their faith, they will share in the resurrection and glory of Christ and be with him for ever.

The nature of the resurrection of believers

A resurrection to eternal life Jn 11:25-26 See also Da 12:3; Lk 20:35-36; Jn 5:24-25

Being completely united to Jesus Christ Ro 6:5 See also Jn 6:39,44; Ac 26:23; Ro 6:8; 1Co 6:14; 1Co 15:20-23; 2Co 4:14; Col 3:4; 1Th 4:16; 2Ti 2:11

It leads to becoming like Jesus Christ 1Co 15:49 See also Ps 17:15; Mt 22:24-30 pp Mk 12:18-25; 1Co 15:51-53; Php 3:21; 1Jn 3:2

The resurrection as the future hope of believers

1Co 15:19; 1Th 4:13-14 In the NT the death of believers is often likened to sleep. See also Job 19:23-27; Ps 49:15; Ps 71:20; Isa 26:19; Da 12:3; Hos 13:14; Jn 11:24; Ac 23:6; Ac 24:15; 2Co 5:1-4; 2Ti 1:10

The resurrection as an incentive to godliness and perseverance

1Co 15:58 See also Lk 14:12-14; 1Co 15:30-32; 2Co 5:6-10; Php 1:20-21; Heb 11:35; 1Jn 3:3

The resurrection as an incentive to endurance of suffering

Ro 8:17; 2Ti 2:11-12 See also Jn 12:24-25; Ac 14:22; 1Pe 4:12-13

See also

1194glory, divine & human
5136body
5560suffering
6214participation in Christ
6644eternal life
6754union with Christ
8459perseverance
9413heaven, inheritance
9613hope as confidence

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