1. Future Hope – Resurrection and New Creation – (Romans 8:1-25The Apostle Paul links the bodily Resurrection of the saints with the New Creation. The promised redemption includes both)
  2. The Last Enemy, Death – (1 Corinthians 15:20-28 According to Paul, the resurrection, the cessation of death, and the New Creation all occur at the “coming” of Jesus at the end of the age)
  3. Plight to Solution – Resurrection Hope in Rome – (Romans 8:18-25 Paul links bodily resurrection with the New Creation. The “redemption of our bodies” refers to our bodily resurrection)
  4. Sorrow Not – Resurrection Hope in Thessalonica – (1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:8The hope of the church is not its physical transportation off the Planet Earth but the bodily resurrection of believes when Jesus arrives from heaven)
  5. Meeting Jesus in the Air – (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 –  Paul reassured the Thessalonians that both living and dead saints will participate in the arrival of Jesus from heaven)
  6. Perfection – Resurrection Hope in Phillipi – (Philippians 3:7-21Paul strove to be conformed to Christ’s Death that he might attain to his resurrection out from among the dead)
  7. Firstborn of the Dead – Resurrection Hope in Colossae – (Colossians 1:18-19Paul emphasizes the exalted position of Jesus that resulted from his death and resurrection)
  8. Everlasting Hope – Resurrection Hope to Timothy – (2 Timothy 2:8-18Paul reminds Timothy of Christ’s resurrection. False teachers were denying the resurrection or claiming that it was in the past and not applicable to believers)
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