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*** Because of
the Fall, what comes to every man?
“In Adam all die.” 1 Corinthians 15:22. (See also Romans 5:12.)
*** In what
condition is man while in death?
“Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there
is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither
thou goest.” Ecclesiastes 9:10.
NOTE. That is, man,
when dead, has no use of the powers of mind or body. He cannot, therefore,
while in the grave, praise God, or even think of Him (Psalm 6:5); for in
the day he dies his thoughts perish. Psalm 146:2-4. (See preceding
chapter, Eternal Life - Chapter 104.)
promise has been given in order that man may be redeemed from this
“I will ransom them from the power of the grave; will redeem them
from death: O
death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction.” Hosea 13:14.
whom will come this redemption from the grave?
“For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection
of the dead. For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be
made alive.” 1 Corinthians 15:21, 22.
*** What would
have been the result to the dead had not Christ obtained their release
from the grave?
“For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: and if
Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they
also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished.” Verses 16-18.
*** Why did
God give His only-begotten Son to the world?
“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that
whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting
life.” John 3:16.
*** What did
the Sadducees in Christ’s time deny?
“Then came to Him certain of the Sadducees, which deny that
there is any resurrection.” Luke 20:27.
to the Old Testament, how did Christ prove the resurrection?
“Now that the dead are raised, even Moses showed at the bush,
when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the
God of Jacob. For He is not a God of the dead, but of the living: for all
live unto Him.” Verses 37-38.
example from nature is used to illustrate the resurrection and the final
salvation of the righteous?
“That which thou sowest is
not quickened, except it die.” 1 Corinthians 15:36. “Verily,
verily, I say unto you, Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and
die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much
fruit.” John 12:24.
voice raises the dead?
“Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all
that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and shall come
forth.” John 5:28, 29.
*** How many
distinct groups, or classes, of people will have a resurrection?
“There shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and
unjust.” Acts 24:15.
*** How does
Christ describe these two resurrections?
“All that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and shall come
forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and
they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.” John 5:28, 29.
*** When will
the resurrection of the just occur?
“For The Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with
the voice of the arch-angel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in
Christ shall rise first.” 1 Thessalonians 4:16. (See also 1 Corinthians 15:23.)
*** When are
the righteous to receive their final reward?
“For thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the
just.” Luke 14:14.
*** How did
the Psalmist describe that moment when he comes to life and leaves the
“As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be
satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.” Psalm 17:15.
*** Will our
resurrection bodies be like our present bodies?
“So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption;
it is raised in incorruption: it is sown in dishonour; it
is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness,. it is raised in
power: it is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual
body.” 1 Corinthians 15:42-44.
whose body will these resurrected ones be fashioned like unto?
“We look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: who shall change
our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious
body.” Philippians 3:20, 21.
*** In what
words is the ultimate triumph over death and the grave expressed?
“O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy
victory?” 1 Corinthians 15:55.
*** How long
will the righteous live?
“Neither can they die any more: for
they are equal unto the angels; and are the children of God, being the
children of the resurrection.” Luke 20:36.
*** How long
does the other class wait after the first resurrection before they are
“And they [ the righteous] lived and reigned with Christ a thousand
years. But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years
Rev. 20:4, 5.
*** What is to
be their fate?
“And fire came down from heaven and devoured them.” Verse 9.
*** Who are to
share this fate?
“But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable,
and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and
idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake
which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.” Rev. 21:8.
*** What is
the last enemy that will be destroyed?
“The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” 1 Corinthians 15:26. (See Rev. 20:13, 14.)
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