Being raised from the dead.
Resurrection can mean being raised from physical
death, or it can mean being raised from spiritual
death unto spiritual life.
Jesus promises us both.
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ye not, that so many of us as were
baptized into Jesus
Christ were baptized into
His death? Therefore we are buried
by baptism into death: That like as
raised up from the dead by the glory of the Father,
even so we also should walk in the newness of life.
For if we have been planted together in the
likeness of His death, we shall be
also in the likeness of His
was a darkness over all the earth;
and, as Jesus gave up the Ghost,
the earth shook, the rocks were broken, and in
the veil of cloth which divided the Holy of Holies from the Holy Place
was torn in two, signifying that we would no longer need a human priest to
go to God to offer sacrifices
and pray for us. Through Christ,
the Perfect Lamb and the highest priest of all, who sacrificed
Himself for us, we would now be allowed
to enter into the very presence of God
in our own hearts,
as we are also 'seated in heavenly places'. Three
days later, God raised Jesus
from the dead. Many
bodies of the saints that slept (had
raised from their graves, as well, and
walked and were seen in the city.
the day of Christ's return,
all those who are 'dead in Christ' will be
raised from the dead, (the'Resurrection of the Dead')
and then those in Christ who are
"alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds,
to meet the Lord in
the air: and so shall we ever be
with the Lord".