The Resurrection of Christ
- Foretold by the prophets Ps 16:10 For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. Ac 13:3 An! as concernin" that he raise! him up from the !ea!# now no more to return to corruption# he sai! on this wise# $ will "ive you the sure mercies of %avi!. Ac 13:3& 'herefore he saith also in another psalm# (hou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. $sa )6:1* (hy !ea! men shall live# to"ether with my !ea! +o!y shall they arise. Awa,e an! sin"# ye that !well in !ust: for thy !ew is as the !ew of her+s# an! the earth shall cast out the !ea!. - Foretold by Himself -t )0:1* An! shall !eliver him to the .entiles to moc,# an! to scour"e# an! to crucify him: an! the thir! !ay he shall rise a"ain. -r *:* An! as they came !own from the mountain# he char"e! them that they shoul! tell no man what thin"s they ha! seen# till the /on of man were risen from the !ea!. -r 1 :)0 1ut after that $ am risen# $ will "o +efore you into .alilee. 2oh ):1*3)) 2esus answere! an! sai! unto them# %estroy this temple# an! in three !ays $ will raise it up. (hen sai! the 2ews# Forty an! si4 years was this temple in +uil!in"# an! wilt thou rear it up in three !ays5 1ut he spa,e of the temple of his +o!y. 'hen therefore he was risen from the !ea!# his !isciples remem+ere! that he ha! sai! this unto them; an! they +elieve! the scripture# an! the wor! which 2esus ha! sai!. - WAS NECESSARY TO The fulfilment of Scripture 6u ) : & (hen opene! he their un!erstan!in"# that they mi"ht un!erstan! the scriptures# 6u ) : 6 An! sai! unto them# (hus it is written# an! thus it +ehove! 7hrist to suffer# an! to rise from the !ea! the thir! !ay: For!i"eness of sins 17o 1&:18 An! if 7hrist +e not raise!# your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. #ustific$tion 9o :)& 'ho was !elivere! for our offences# an! was raise! a"ain for our :ustification. 9o 0:3 'ho is he that con!emneth5 $t is 7hrist that !ie!# yea rather# that is risen a"ain# who is even at the ri"ht han! of .o!# who also ma,eth intercession for us.
Hope 17o 1&:1* $f in this life only we have hope in 7hrist# we are of all men most misera+le. The effic$cy of pre$chin! 17o 1&:1 An! if 7hrist +e not risen# then is our preachin" vain# an! your faith is also vain. The effic$cy of f$ith 17o 1&:1 An! if 7hrist +e not risen# then is our preachin" vain# an! your faith is also vain. 17o 1&:18 An! if 7hrist +e not raise!# your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. - A proof of his bein! the Son of %od Ps ):8 $ will !eclare the !ecree: the 6O9% hath sai! unto me# (hou art my /on; this !ay have $ +e"otten thee. Ac 13:33 .o! hath fulfille! the same unto us their chil!ren# in that he hath raise! up 2esus a"ain; as it is also written in the secon! psalm# (hou art my /on# this !ay have $ +e"otten thee. 9o 1: An! !eclare! to +e the /on of .o! with power# accor!in" to the spirit of holiness# +y the resurrection from the !ea!: - EFFECTE& 'Y The po(er of %od Ac ):) 'hom .o! hath raise! up# havin" loose! the pains of !eath: +ecause it was not possi+le that he shoul! +e hol!en of it. Ac 3:1& An! ,ille! the Prince of life# whom .o! hath raise! from the !ea!; whereof we are witnesses. 9o 0:11 1ut if the /pirit of him that raise! up 2esus from the !ea! !well in you# he that raise! up 7hrist from the !ea! shall also ;uic,en your mortal +o!ies +y his /pirit that !welleth in you. <ph 1:)0 'hich he wrou"ht in 7hrist# when he raise! him from the !ea!# an! set him at his own ri"ht han! in the heavenly places# 7ol ):1) 1urie! with him in +aptism# wherein also ye are risen with him throu"h the faith of the operation of .o!# who hath raise! him from the !ea!. His o(n po(er 2oh ):1* 2esus answere! an! sai! unto them# %estroy this temple# an! in three !ays $ will raise it up. 2oh 10:10 =o man ta,eth it from me# +ut $ lay it !own of myself. $ have power to lay it !own# an! $ have power to ta,e it a"ain. (his comman!ment have $ receive! of my Father.
> (he power of the Holy /pirit 1Pe 3:10 For 7hrist also hath once suffere! for sins# the :ust for the un:ust# that he mi"ht +rin" us to .o!# +ein" put to !eath in the flesh# +ut ;uic,ene! +y the /pirit: - On the first d$y of the (ee) -r 16:* =ow when 2esus was risen early the first !ay of the wee,# he appeare! first to -ary -a"!alene# out of whom he ha! cast seven !evils. - On the third d$y $fter his de$th -r 16:* =ow when 2esus was risen early the first !ay of the wee,# he appeare! first to -ary -a"!alene# out of whom he ha! cast seven !evils. - On the third d$y $fter His de$th 6u ) : 6 An! sai! unto them# (hus it is written# an! thus it +ehove! 7hrist to suffer# an! to rise from the !ea! the thir! !ay: Ac 10: 0 Him .o! raise! up the thir! !ay# an! shewe! him openly; 17o 1&: An! that he was +urie!# an! that he rose a"ain the thir! !ay accor!in" to the scriptures: - THE A*OST+ES At first did not underst$nd the predictions respectin! -r *:10 An! they ,ept that sayin" with themselves# ;uestionin" one with another what the risin" from the !ea! shoul! mean. 2oh )0:* For as yet they ,new not the scripture# that he must rise a"ain from the !ea!. ,ery slo( to belie"e -r 16:13 An! they went an! tol! it unto the resi!ue: neither +elieve! they them. 6u ) :* An! returne! from the sepulchre# an! tol! all these thin"s unto the eleven# an! to all the rest. 6u ) :11 An! their wor!s seeme! to them as i!le tales# an! they +elieve! them not. 6u ) :38 1ut they were terrifie! an! affri"hte!# an! suppose! that they ha! seen a spirit. 6u ) :30 An! he sai! unto them# 'hy are ye trou+le!5 an! why !o thou"hts arise in your hearts5 Repro"ed for their unbelief of -r 16:1 Afterwar! he appeare! unto the eleven as they sat at meat# an! up+rai!e! them with their un+elief an! har!ness of heart# +ecause they +elieve! not them which ha! seen him after he was risen.
- HE A**EARE& AFTER TO -$ry -$!d$lene -r 16:* =ow when 2esus was risen early the first !ay of the wee,# he appeare! first to -ary -a"!alene# out of whom he ha! cast seven !evils. 2oh )0:10 -ary -a"!alene came an! tol! the !isciples that she ha! seen the 6or!# an! that he ha! spo,en these thin"s unto her. The (omen -t )0:* An! as they went to tell his !isciples# +ehol!# 2esus met them# sayin"# All hail. An! they came an! hel! him +y the feet# an! worshippe! him. Simon *eter 6u ) :3 /ayin"# (he 6or! is risen in!ee!# an! hath appeare! to /imon. T(o disciples 6u ) :13331 An!# +ehol!# two of them went that same !ay to a villa"e calle! <mmaus# which was from 2erusalem a+out threescore furlon"s. An! they tal,e! to"ether of all these thin"s which ha! happene!. An! it came to pass# that# while they commune! to"ether an! reasone!# 2esus himself !rew near# an! went with them. 1ut their eyes were hol!en that they shoul! not ,now him. An! he sai! unto them# 'hat manner of communications are these that ye have one to another# as ye wal,# an! are sa!5 An! the one of them# whose name was 7leopas# answerin" sai! unto him# Art thou only a stran"er in 2erusalem# an! hast not ,nown the thin"s which are come to pass there in these !ays5 An! he sai! unto them# 'hat thin"s5 An! they sai! unto him# 7oncernin" 2esus of =a?areth# which was a prophet mi"hty in !ee! an! wor! +efore .o! an! all the people: An! how the chief priests an! our rulers !elivere! him to +e con!emne! to !eath# an! have crucifie! him. 1ut we truste! that it ha! +een he which shoul! have re!eeme! $srael: an! +esi!e all this# to !ay is the thir! !ay since these thin"s were !one. @ea# an! certain women also of our company ma!e us astonishe!# which were early at the sepulchre; An! when they foun! not his +o!y# they came# sayin"# that they ha! also seen a vision of an"els# which sai! that he was alive. An! certain of them which were with us went to the sepulchre# an! foun! it even so as the women ha! sai!: +ut him they saw not. (hen he sai! unto them# O fools# an! slow of heart to +elieve all that the prophets have spo,en: Ou"ht not 7hrist to have suffere! these thin"s# an! to enter into his "lory5 An! +e"innin" at -oses an! all the prophets# he e4poun!e! unto them in all the scriptures the thin"s concernin" himself. An! they !rew ni"h unto the villa"e# whither they went: an! he ma!e as thou"h he woul! have "one further. 1ut they constraine! him# sayin"# A+i!e with us: for it is towar! evenin"# an! the !ay is far spent. An! he went in to tarry with them. An! it came to pass# as he sat at meat with them# he too, +rea!# an! +lesse! it# an! +ra,e# an! "ave to them. An! their eyes were opene!# an! they ,new him; an! he vanishe! out of their si"ht. Apostles. e/cept Thom$s 2oh )0:1* (hen the same !ay at evenin"# +ein" the first !ay of the wee,# when the !oors were shut where the !isciples were assem+le! for fear of the 2ews# came 2esus an! stoo! in the mi!st# an! saith unto them# Peace +e unto you. 2oh )0:) 1ut (homas# one of the twelve# calle! %i!ymus# was not with them when 2esus came.
Apostles. Thom$s bein! present 2oh )0:)6 An! after ei"ht !ays a"ain his !isciples were within# an! (homas with them: then came 2esus# the !oors +ein" shut# an! stoo! in the mi!st# an! sai!# Peace +e unto you. Apostles $t the se$ of Tiberi$s 2oh )1:1 After these thin"s 2esus shewe! himself a"ain to the !isciples at the sea of (i+erias; an! on this wise shewe! he himself. Apostles in %$lilee -t )0:16 (hen the eleven !isciples went away into .alilee# into a mountain where 2esus ha! appointe! them. -t )0:18 An! when they saw him# they worshippe! him: +ut some !ou+te!. About fi"e hundred brethren 17o 1&:6 After that# he was seen of a+ove five hun!re! +rethren at once; of whom the "reater part remain unto this present# +ut some are fallen asleep. #$mes 17o 1&:8 After that# he was seen of 2ames; then of all the apostles. All the Apostles 6u ) :&1 An! it came to pass# while he +lesse! them# he was parte! from them# an! carrie! up into heaven. Ac 1:* An! when he ha! spo,en these thin"s# while they +ehel!# he was ta,en up; an! a clou! receive! him out of their si"ht. 17o 1&:8 After that# he was seen of 2ames; then of all the apostles. *$ul 17o 1&:0 An! last of all he was seen of me also# as of one +orn out of !ue time. - Fr$ud impossible in -t )8:63366 /ayin"# /ir# we remem+er that that !eceiver sai!# while he was yet alive# After three !ays $ will rise a"ain. 7omman! therefore that the sepulchre +e ma!e sure until the thir! !ay# lest his !isciples come +y ni"ht# an! steal him away# an! say unto the people# He is risen from the !ea!: so the last error shall +e worse than the first. Pilate sai! unto them# @e have a watch: "o your way# ma,e it as sure as ye can. /o they went# an! ma!e the sepulchre sure# sealin" the stone# an! settin" a watch.
- He !$"e m$ny inf$llible proofs of 6u ) :3& An! they tol! what thin"s were !one in the way# an! how he was ,nown of them in +rea,in" of +rea!. 6u ) :3* 1ehol! my han!s an! my feet# that it is $ myself: han!le me# an! see; for a spirit hath not flesh an! +ones# as ye see me have. 6u ) : 3 An! he too, it# an! !i! eat +efore them. 2oh )0:)0 An! when he ha! so sai!# he shewe! unto them his han!s an! his si!e. (hen were the !isciples "la!# when they saw the 6or!. 2oh )0:)8 (hen saith he to (homas# 9each hither thy fin"er# an! +ehol! my han!s; an! reach hither thy han!# an! thrust it into my si!e: an! +e not faithless# +ut +elievin". Ac 1:3 (o whom also he shewe! himself alive after his passion +y many infalli+le proofs# +ein" seen of them forty !ays# an! spea,in" of the thin"s pertainin" to the ,in"!om of .o!: - WAS ATTESTE& 'Y An!els -t )0:&38 An! the an"el answere! an! sai! unto the women# Fear not ye: for $ ,now that ye see, 2esus# which was crucifie!. He is not here: for he is risen# as he sai!. 7ome# see the place where the 6or! lay. An! "o ;uic,ly# an! tell his !isciples that he is risen from the !ea!; an!# +ehol!# he "oeth +efore you into .alilee; there shall ye see him: lo# $ have tol! you. 6u ) : 38 An! it came to pass# as they were much perple4e! therea+out# +ehol!# two men stoo! +y them in shinin" "arments: An! as they were afrai!# an! +owe! !own their faces to the earth# they sai! unto them# 'hy see, ye the livin" amon" the !ea!5 He is not here# +ut is risen: remem+er how he spa,e unto you when he was yet in .alilee# /ayin"# (he /on of man must +e !elivere! into the han!s of sinful men# an! +e crucifie!# an! the thir! !ay rise a"ain. 6u ) :)3 An! when they foun! not his +o!y# they came# sayin"# that they ha! also seen a vision of an"els# which sai! that he was alive. Apostles Ac 1:)) 1e"innin" from the +aptism of 2ohn# unto that same !ay that he was ta,en up from us# must one +e or!aine! to +e a witness with us of his resurrection. Ac ):3) (his 2esus hath .o! raise! up# whereof we all are witnesses. Ac 3:1& An! ,ille! the Prince of life# whom .o! hath raise! from the !ea!; whereof we are witnesses. Ac :33 An! with "reat power "ave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the 6or! 2esus: an! "reat "race was upon them all.
His enemies -t )0:1131& =ow when they were "oin"# +ehol!# some of the watch came into the city# an! shewe! unto the chief priests all the thin"s that were !one. An! when they were assem+le! with the el!ers# an! ha! ta,en counsel# they "ave lar"e money unto the sol!iers# /ayin"# /ay ye# His !isciples came +y ni"ht# an! stole him away while we slept. An! if this come to the "overnorAs ears# we will persua!e him# an! secure you. /o they too, the money# an! !i! as they were tau"ht: an! this sayin" is commonly reporte! amon" the 2ews until this !ay. - Asserted $nd pre$ched by the Apostles Ac )&:1* 1ut ha! certain ;uestions a"ainst him of their own superstition# an! of one 2esus# which was !ea!# whom Paul affirme! to +e alive. Ac )6:)3 (hat 7hrist shoul! suffer# an! that he shoul! +e the first that shoul! rise from the !ea!# an! shoul! shew li"ht unto the people# an! to the .entiles. - SA0NTS 'e!otten to $ li"ely hope 1Pe 1:3 1lesse! +e the .o! an! Father of our 6or! 2esus 7hrist# which accor!in" to his a+un!ant mercy hath +e"otten us a"ain unto a lively hope +y the resurrection of 2esus 7hrist from the !ea!# 1Pe 1:)1 'ho +y him !o +elieve in .o!# that raise! him up from the !ea!# an! "ave him "lory; that your faith an! hope mi"ht +e in .o!. &esire to )no( the po(er of Php 3:10 (hat $ may ,now him# an! the power of his resurrection# an! the fellowship of his sufferin"s# +ein" ma!e conforma+le unto his !eath; Should )eep. in remembr$nce )(i ):0 9emem+er that 2esus 7hrist of the see! of %avi! was raise! from the !ea! accor!in" to my "ospel: Sh$ll rise in the li)eness of 9o 6:& For if we have +een plante! to"ether in the li,eness of his !eath# we shall +e also in the li,eness of his resurrection: 17o 1&: * An! as we have +orne the ima"e of the earthy# we shall also +ear the ima"e of the heavenly. Php 3:)1 'ho shall chan"e our vile +o!y# that it may +e fashione! li,e unto his "lorious +o!y# accor!in" to the wor,in" where+y he is a+le even to su+!ue all thin"s unto himself. - 0s $n emblem of the ne( birth 9o 6: (herefore we are +urie! with him +y +aptism into !eath: that li,e as 7hrist was raise! up from the !ea! +y the "lory of the Father# even so we also shoul! wal, in newness of life.
7ol ):1) 1urie! with him in +aptism# wherein also ye are risen with him throu"h the faith of the operation of .o!# who hath raise! him from the !ea!. - The first-fruits of our resurrection Ac )6:)3 (hat 7hrist shoul! suffer# an! that he shoul! +e the first that shoul! rise from the !ea!# an! shoul! shew li"ht unto the people# an! to the .entiles. 17o 1&:)0 1ut now is 7hrist risen from the !ea!# an! +ecome the firstfruits of them that slept. 17o 1&:)3 1ut every man in his own or!er: 7hrist the firstfruits; afterwar! they that are 7hristAs at his comin". - The truth of the !ospel in"ol"ed in 17o 1&:1 An! if 7hrist +e not risen# then is our preachin" vain# an! your faith is also vain. 17o 1&:1& @ea# an! we are foun! false witnesses of .o!; +ecause we have testifie! of .o! that he raise! up 7hrist: whom he raise! not up# if so +e that the !ea! rise not. - Follo(ed by his e/$lt$tion Ac :10 1e it ,nown unto you all# an! to all the people of $srael# that +y the name of 2esus 7hrist of =a?areth# whom ye crucifie!# whom .o! raise! from the !ea!# even +y him !oth this man stan! here +efore you whole. Ac :11 (his is the stone which was set at nou"ht of you +uil!ers# which is +ecome the hea! of the corner. 9o 0:3 'ho is he that con!emneth5 $t is 7hrist that !ie!# yea rather# that is risen a"ain# who is even at the ri"ht han! of .o!# who also ma,eth intercession for us. <ph 1:)0 'hich he wrou"ht in 7hrist# when he raise! him from the !ea!# an! set him at his own ri"ht han! in the heavenly places# Php ):* 'herefore .o! also hath hi"hly e4alte! him# an! "iven him a name which is a+ove every name: Php ):10 (hat at the name of 2esus every ,nee shoul! +ow# of thin"s in heaven# an! thin"s in earth# an! thin"s un!er the earth; 9e 1:10 $ am he that liveth# an! was !ea!; an!# +ehol!# $ am alive for evermore# Amen; an! have the ,eys of hell an! of !eath. - An $ssur$nce of the 1ud!ment Ac 18:31 1ecause he hath appointe! a !ay# in the which he will :u!"e the worl! in ri"hteousness +y that man whom he hath or!aine!; whereof he hath "iven assurance unto all men# in that he hath raise! him from the !ea!. - Typified 0s$$c .e )):13 An! A+raham lifte! up his eyes# an! loo,e!# an! +ehol! +ehin! him a ram cau"ht in a thic,et +y his horns: an! A+raham went an! too, the ram# an! offere! him up for a +urnt offerin" in the stea! of his son.
He+ 11:1* Accountin" that .o! was a+le to raise him up# even from the !ea!; from whence also he receive! him in a fi"ure. #on$h 2on ):10 An! the 6O9% spa,e unto the fish# an! it vomite! out 2onah upon the !ry lan!. -t 1): 0 For as 2onas was three !ays an! three ni"hts in the whaleAs +elly; so shall the /on of man +e three !ays an! three ni"hts in the heart of the earth.