Resurrection- Foundation of Faith

Resurrection- Foundation of Faith

Scripture: 1 Kings 17: 17-24; 2 Kings 13:21; Luke 7: 13-15

Lesson Objective: To understand the importance of resurrection and why it is one of the foundations of faith

 

  1. Definition of Resurrection
    1. Resurrection is the returning to life after something or someone has died.
  2. Many resurrections told in the Bible
    1. Widows son—Elijah I Kings 17: 17-24
    2. Shunammites son- Elisha 2 Kings 4: 18-37
    3. Elisha’s bones resurrecting another-   2 Kings 13:21
  3. Resurrections in the new testament
    1. Christ resurrects the widows son at Nain- Luke 7: 13-15
    2. Christ raises Lazarus John 11: 43-44
    3. Many saints raised when Christ was buried Matthew 27: 52-53 John 5: 25-29
  4. Resurrection of Christ
    1. Matthew 28: 5-7
    2. John 20: 1-10
  5. Importance of believing in the true resurrection of Christ
    1. 1 Corinthians 15: 13- 17
    2. John 20: 19-23
    3. John 20: 26-29
  6. Change in a Christian life –Romans 6:11 2 Corinthians 5: 15
    1. Past resurrection
    2. Spiritual resurrection repentance from sin ( from death to life)
    3. Future resurrection
  7. Future resurrection discussion
    1. Must everyone die-
      1. 1 Corinthians 15: 51-53
      2. 1 Thessalonians 4:16
      3. Hebrews 11:35
      1. Yes – from a dead body to a living spirit in the image of God
      2. No- There will be those who are taken up to meet Christ and will not face physical death-
      3. Acts 7:55-60
    2. Is there one or two resurrections
      1. Rev 20: 4-6
      2. 1 Thessalonians 4: 13-18
      3. John 14: 2-3
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