Resurrection Means Hope

“The Hope and Resurrection of the Dead” (Acts 23:6) Listen to audio:  “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,  who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born [begotten] again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead” (1 Peter 1:3). (All scriptures are from the New American Standard Bible.) Ryan Hangs Along with the faithful followers of old, who relied on God’s word as the basis for their hopes []

By One Man Came the Resurrection

A Ransom for ALL Listen to audio:  “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life” (John 11:25). Until Adam sinned, there was no need for a resurrection. Yet, for man to learn the devastating  consequences  of  sin, God gave Adam an opportunity to choose be- tween right and wrong. But for the lesson to be learned and benefited from, there was a need to provide for a resurrection. Jehovah God formed Adam in Eden “of the dust of the ground, []

Temporary Resurrections Before Calvary

A Shadow of Things to Come Listen to audio:  “Our friend Lazarus  is fallen asleep; but I go that I may awake him out of sleep” (John 11:11). (Quotations  are from the American Standard Version, ASV, 1901, except as noted.)  James Parkinson The Bible points us to the one great hope for the world: the resurrection  of the dead. It tells us of the vitally-important resurrection of Jesus Christ, but also of the raising of eight others from the dead. All three cases []