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  Resurrection - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Resurrection of the Flesh (1499-1502) Fresco by Luca Signorelli
The term resurrection is used in the literal sense to mean either the religious concept of the reunion of the spirit and the body of a dead person, or the return to life of a dead person.
Since Christianity was born out of Jewish praxis and worldview, it is worthwhile to point out that the main lines of Judaism insist that belief in the Resurrection of the Dead is one of the cardinal principles of the Jewish faith.
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 Resurrection of the dead - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article concerns itself with Jewish, Christian and Islamic interpretation of the concept of the resurrection of the dead.
The term resurection of the dead is generally used to refer to the idea that the dead bodies of all humanity will be reformed and rejoined with the soul at the end of the world.
In the case of Resurrection of the dead, there are many who hold to the belief as fact, and see the scriptural account as the basis for this belief, but many do not necessarily regard the account as accurate, as measured by modern standards of history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Resurrection_of_the_dead   (656 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Resurrection of Jesus Christ
Resurrection is the rising again from the dead, the resumption of life.
The idea of a resurrection from the grave was familiar to the disciples from their Jewish faith; they had also vague intimations in the prophecies of the Old Testament; finally, Jesus Himself had always associated His Resurrection with the predictions of his death.
The Resurrection of Christ has much in common with the general resurrection; even the transformation of His body and of His bodily life is of the same kind as that which awaits the blessed in their resurrection.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: General Resurrection
Though Ezechiel's vision of the resurrection of the dry bones refers directly to the restoration of Israel, such a figure would be hardly Israel, such a figure would be hardly intelligible except by readers familiar with the belief in a literal resurrection (Ezekiel 37).
The resurrection of the dead was expressly taught by Christ (John 5:28-29; 6:39-40; 11:25; Luke 14:14) and defended against the unbelief of the Sadducees, whom He charged with ignorance of the power of God and of the Scriptures (Matthew 22:29; Luke 20:37).
The Apostle preached the resurrection of the dead as one of the fundamental doctrines of Christianity, at Athens, for instance (Acts 17:18, 31, 32), at Jerusalem (xxiii, 6), before Felix (xxiv, 15), before Agrippa (xxvi, 8).
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12792a.htm   (1668 words)

 Resurrection of the Dead
By the Resurrection is meant, He said, the appearance of a new Manifestation of the Sun of Truth.
The raising of the dead means the spiritual awakening of those who are asleep in the graves of ignorance, heedlessness and lust.
Resurrection is the birth of the individual to spiritual life, through the gift of the Holy Spirit bestowed through the Manifestation of God.
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 The 13 Principles and the Resurrection of the Dead
Practically speaking, it appears that resurrection of the dead is part of the reward promised by G-d for the observance of the Torah and its commandments.
The resurrection of the dead comes after the souls have already dwelled in the Garden of Eden; they must leave the Garden of Eden in order to be re-enclothed in the body.
The belief in the resurrection of the dead expresses the absolute truth that the expiration and corrosion of the body is but only a temporary phenomenon.
studentorgs.utexas.edu /cjso/Chabad/moshiach/techiya-masim.html   (5193 words)

 bible.org: A Refresher Course on the Resurrection of the Dead (1 Cor. 15)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
While the theological error regarding the resurrection of the dead is not exposed until chapter 15, the fruits of this error are everywhere apparent in chapters 1-14.
He reasons that a denial of the resurrection of the dead is, of necessity, a denial of the resurrection of Christ from the dead.
The resurrection of the dead is like the death of the seed and the new, resurrected life of the plant which springs forth from the earth due to the germination of that seed.
www.bible.org /page.asp?page_id=810   (19657 words)

 The String Theory and the Resurrection of the Dead
There shall be a resurrection of the dead, both the of the just and unjust.
Among all biblical teachings, resurrection from the dead is probably the most difficult to accept.
The String Theory and the Resurrection of the Dead.
www.web-books.com /GoodPost/Articles/Resurrection.htm   (544 words)

 Introduction - The Resurrection of the Dead, and Eternal Judgment
The Resurrection of the Dead, and Eternal Judgment
Again, That it is the resurrection of the dead bodies of both saints and sinners that is here inserted, it is further evident; because the apostle saith, it is the resurrection, that the very Pharisees themselves allowed.
Now we know, that the Pharisees did not allow of a resurrection from a state of nature, to a state of grace, which is the same with the new birth; but did confidently allow and teach, that they were the children of Abraham, according to the flesh.
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 Athenagoras, On the Resurrection of the Dead
For the resurrection is a species of change, and the last of all, and a change for the better of what still remains in existence at that time.
For many, in discussing the subject of the resurrection, have rested the whole cause on the third argument alone, deeming that the cause of the resurrection is the judgment.
And the constitution of the same men of necessity proves that a resurrection will follow of the dead and dissolved bodies; for without this, neither could the same parts be united according to nature with one another, nor could the nature of the same men be reconstituted.
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 The Resurrection of the Dead (No. 143)
They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: therefore hast Thou visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory to perish.
And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
Jeremiah refers to the dead at the end of the period of the world systems as being God’s dead men and that he also was with them in that resurrection.
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 Resurrection of the Dead
Faced with Martha's talk about resurrection at the last day, Jesus replies that he himself, and relationship to him, constitute the resurrection and the life (11:25; 17:3) just as belief in him avoids judgment and unbelief is judgment (John 3:18-21).
declare a general resurrection, and 6:39-40, 44, 54 a resurrection of believers "at the last day", hardly an accommodation to earlier views or interpolation, since Lazarus's restoration to this life and Christ's physical resurrection mean so much to John.
I and II Clement, Barnabas ("a general resurrection"), and Tertullian ("the soul inherently immortal and death unnatural, yet the same body will be raised") express the orthodox view.
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 THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This bodily resurrection of the dead is the one the apostle Paul discusses in 1 Corinthians 15, which I now review.
Paul's point is that "if there is no resurrection of the dead, not even Christ has been raised..." The two stand or fall together: First, if Christ has been raised from the dead, then there is indeed the resurrection of the dead.
This argument by Paul, along with the entire chapter, is the death-knell to this doctrine of unbelief which claims that "the resurrection has already taken place." It also shows the error and folly of the teaching being set forth today that there is no resurrection of the dead at all.
www.theexaminer.org /volume5/number6/editor.htm   (3647 words)

 Growing Doubts About the Resurrection of the Dead : Christian Courier
Thus when Paul spoke concerning “the resurrection of the dead [ones – plural]” in Athens, his message was mocked (Acts 17:32).
The concept of the resurrection is found in the Old Testament – though not as vividly as it comes to light in the New Testament (cf.
The biblical doctrine of the resurrection of the dead is a comforting concept.
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 The Resurrection of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By the resurrection of the dead is meant something very different from the immortality of the soul: that, every Christian believes, and therein is only on a level with the heathen, who believes it too.
But the resurrection of the dead is quite another doctrine, dealing not with the soul, but with the body.
He hath given us proof that he is able to raise the dead by the resurrection of a few, who afterwards were seen on earth by infallible witnesses.
www.biblebb.com /files/spurgeon/0066.HTM   (5175 words)

 The Resurrection of the Dead
The doctrine of the resurrections is one of the foundational doctrines of the New Testament Church (Hebrews 6:1-2).
Those resurrected at this time will be taught and judged by the "books" (Revelation 20:11-12) and for the first time have access to the indwelling of God's Holy Spirit.
Examples of physical resurrections in the Bible are given in 1 Kings 17:17-24; 2 Kings 4:32-37; 13:20-21; Matthew 27:50-53; Luke 7:11-15; 8:41-42, 50-56; John 11:1-4, 11-14, 17-44; and Acts 9:36-42; 20:9-12.
www.abcog.org /dead.htm   (1256 words)

 The Resurrection of the Dead
For man to be presented like this, his body must be resurrected and be united with the soul.
And the dead in Christ will rise first; then we who are alive, who are left, shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air; and so we shall always be with the Lord" (1 Thessalonians, 4:14-17).
With the resurrection of the dead and the final judgement, death is abolished.
biserica.org /Publicatii/Catechism/catresurr.htm   (564 words)

 Christ Reformed Church: "It is Concerning the Resurrection of the Dead That I Am on Trial"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Since Felix was acquainted with the "Way" he certainly knew that Christians believed in a bodily resurrection as did the Pharisees, the difference being that Christians claimed that Jesus of Nazareth had already risen from the dead, the basis for the Christian belief that Jesus was Israel's Messiah.
The resurrection is a central theme for Paul and it is fundamental to all of his theology.
It was because of Paul's belief in the resurrection that he was on trial, and it was because of his belief in the resurrection that he endured unspeakable hardships.
www.christreformed.org /resources/sermons_lectures/00000051.shtml?main   (4104 words)

 Resurrection of the dead - Page 3 - Christian Message Board and Forums
I don't think the dead who are raised first would have to be suspended in the air even if there is a time span.
If the dead are raised first and go to Heaven with Jesus, and later He returns with those raised dead saints to gather the living, the living would then be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air.
Spiritualism (so called dead saints saying God's commandments were changed; outward change of commandments (or an attempt) by the beast, and miracles by the false prophet to support and substantiate these claims.
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 Topical Sermon: Resurrection of the Dead
Christ is the origin and beginning of resurrection from the dead, 1 Cor.
His resurrection is why we have a living hope – 1 Pet.
Dead saints will rise and living changed to join them in air to always be with the Lord – 4:15-17.
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 The Final Resurrection of all the dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In I Corinthians 15, Paul presents an unanswerable argument for the resurrection of the dead and promises that, as in Adam all died, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.
Both reason and revelation testify to the certainty of the final resurrection of the dead.
The general resurrection, heralded by the resurrection trumpet, will signal the awakening of the wicked and the good alike at the same time.
www.bible.ca /d-resurrection-dead.htm   (543 words)

 The Resurrection of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live.
This is the eventuality of the Gospel, the hope of the Gospel, that we shall share in a resurrection like Jesus's, that we shall be raised as he was raised, in the same body we died in, only Glorified and spiritual as his was.
We are told that all the heros of faith lived their lives for this one goal, the resurrection of the dead, and as hebrews 11 tells us none of them have recieved it yet.
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But thousands of ministers would answer us, saying, "When speaking of the resurrection, we merely mean a resurrection of the body--the bodies which we bury are all to come forth again from the grave, and the spirits which parted from them in death are to be rehabilitated in those bodies in the resurrection.
Then, inasmuch as the resurrection is Scripturally set forth to be the grand and glorious result and consummation of our salvation, they feel compelled to go into ecstasies over their erroneous presentation of the resurrection, and to tell how glorious and grand will be the result.
Some of the characteristics of their change are indicated by the Apostle as a change from weakness to power, from dishonor to glory, from corruption to incorruption, from a natural [human] body to a spirit body.
www.auburn.edu /~allenkc/r4791.html   (2763 words)

 Resurrection of the Dead
At the end of time — the time of our Lord's second coming and the general judgment — we too will share in the resurrection of the dead and be reunited with our bodies.
So is it with the resurrection of the dead.
Therefore, we believe in this because Christ, who rose body and soul from the dead, promised us a like resurrection of the body: "For an hour is coming in which all those in their tombs shall hear His voice and come forth.
www.catholiceducation.org /articles/religion/re0435.html   (831 words)

 Resurrection of the Dead (This Rock: February 1993)
Resurrection of the Dead (This Rock: February 1993)
Let us look, beloved, at the resurrection which is taking place seasonally.
They have the commandments of the Lord Jesus Christ himself impressed upon their hearts, and they observe them, awaiting the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.
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 The Resurrection of the Dead
Perhaps it does not strike you at first sight that there is an indissoluble connection between the resurrection of Christ and that of all his people; perhaps you do not see the marrow of the argument.
The apostle says, "If the dead do not rise, then Christ did not rise; and if Christ did rise, then all the dead will rise." Do you see how it is? Why, because Christ and human nature are now so linked together that what Christ did, he did as the representative of all his people.
Here the great proof flashes out—if death is to be destroyed, then there must be a resurrection, for death cannot be destroyed until the very bones of the saints are delivered from the strongholds of the enemy.
www.spurgeon.org /sermons/0066.htm   (7121 words)

 Resurrection of the dead
13But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen.
20But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.
They have been deceived because of keeping wrong company (probably referring to the man in the incestuous relationship they were told not to fellowship with).
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 Medieval Sourcebook: Maimonides: The 13 Principles and the Resurrection of the Dead
Medieval Sourcebook: Maimonides: The 13 Principles and the Resurrection of the Dead
Maimonides, in his commentary on the Mishnah, compiles what he refers to as the Shloshah-Asar Ikkarim, the Thirteen Articles of Faith, compiled from Judaism's 613 commandments found in the Torah.
The belief in the resurrection of the dead.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/source/rambam13.html   (5297 words)

 The Near Death Experience and the Resurrection of the Dead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Near Death Experience and the Resurrection of the Dead
In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
With modern medical techniques, many patients can be rescued from "near death" when the heart has stopped beating and in most cases the brain also ceased to function as indicated by a flat electroencephalogram (EEG).
www.web-books.com /GoodPost/Articles/NearDeath.htm   (440 words)

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