Skip to comments.How important is the resurrection of Jesus Christ?
Posted on 04/08/2012 12:05:04 AM PDT by U-238
Easter is a celebration of the bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ. How important is the resurrection of Jesus Christ? The Apostle Paul wrote about the importance of the resurrection of Christ in the entire 15th chapter of 1 Corinthians. He began by saying, "Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once: of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time." (1 Corinthians 15:1-8)
The Gospel is good news because it states the only way that a person can be saved from the punishment for sin and someday be allowed to go to heaven. We are all sinners as measured by God's holy standard, which is absolute perfection. The punishment for sins is eternal death in the Lake of Fire. (Revelation 20.) No one deserves heaven. No one can earn heaven by good works. We are all born condemned. God loved the world of sinners so much that He sent His eternal Son from heaven to die for sinners. (John 3:16)
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Thankfully for the resurrection I know Christ.
If the resurrection is false we’re screwed because then Jesus is not who He said He was and we’re still responsible for the penalty of our sins.
That’s how important it is.
Since we all are going to bow our knee to the guy who was resurrected, it probably has some importance.
One issue regards the hope we have given us that one day we will be provided a resurrection body which is immortal.
For Christians, there would never be any good news or salvation.
All things good come from Him.
Blessed Happy Easter everyone.
He is Risen!
He is risen indeed!
Happy Easter, Everyone!
Thank you, darling, beautiful, ((((b9)))).
Linking now to the beautful flowers. Blessed Happy Easter!
He is Risen!
I loved that. Thank you!!
Thank you! God bless.
The text in Greek says so = thus, in this manner (outos-Gr.) and not "so much" ('osos -Gr.), check a concordance.
The point of the text is that God's love for the world (Cosmos -Gr.) is that he sent his Son to die for Believers, literally "all the believing ones."
Believers are those who see (by faith the kingdom) John 3:3, and enter, (by faith) John 3:5. The cause is being born again. The order is that one is born again and therefore believes.
Jesus teaches that being born again is a spiritual resurrection of the soul John 5:25, a work of God not dependent on man. That those who come to him by faith do so because they are given to come by God's grace and drawn by it. John 6:65, 44.
So, do you believe in the resurrection of dead souls unto faith and salvation by means of faith, which is what Jesus teaches, in like manner to the resurrection of the body, which is also not dependent on man or is your confession incomplete?
I agree with you very much. He gave his life for our sins.
Happy Easter. IMO, the most important holiday in Christianity.
Happy Easter Onyx!
Maranatha, and please, Lord, will you put that Psalm 2 thing into effect real soon? The Principalities and Powers need mowing again.
Oh goodness gracious! Don’t be silly, dearest Finny! I hold *YOU* in the highest esteem! I learn from your erudite comments!
HAPPY BLESSED EASTER!
He is Risen! Alleluia!
Simply enough: The Truth of His resurrection will determine how many of us spend eternity.
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