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Him back with Him!

Jesus says in John 8:51: “I tell you the truth, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.”...
....and in John 11:25-26: “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies;
and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.”

Jesus Christ came to this earth to die and bear the punishment of sin for us--and to rise from the dead
for us!

In his book: Living Jesus, Dr. Luke Timothy of my professors at seminary writes: “Faith
begins with the resurrection of Jesus...
...The resurrection is the grounding for the entire Christian life....
...and the resurrection is the chronological beginning of the Christian religion.”

In his book: The Case For Faith, author Lee Strobel writes: “The resurrection of Jesus could not have
been a legend....
...the apostle Paul preserved a creed of the early church that was based on eyewitness accounts of Jesus’
return from the dead---and which various scholars have dated as early as 24 to 36 months after Jesus’ death.
That’s far too quick for mythology to have tainted the record.
The truth is that nobody has ever been able to show one example in history of a legend developing that
quickly and wiping out a solid core of historical truth.”

Our hope---the glorious hope of believers--is based on the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ...
...and there is no greater basis for hope in the entire world!

“According to the Lord’s own word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left till the coming of
the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep.
For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel
and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first.”

The dead believers...our mothers, fathers, husbands, wives, children, grandmothers, grandfathers who have
passed on ahead of us will be the first to be caught up to meet the Lord.

Now notice that it is only the departed believers who will arise--no unbeliever will be resurrected...not at
this point.

And it will be the bodies of the dead believers that are resurrected!
The believers themselves, that is, their spirits, are already with the Lord...
...and when Christ returns
...their bodies will be raised and transformed to live forever with God...
...the change will be--as the Scripture declares: the infusion of a totally new nature!

As the Bible tells us in 1 Corinthians: “Flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God, nor does the
perishable inherit the imperishable....for the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with

Our present bodies are corruptible and mortal, but the nature of our new bodies will be incorruptible and

Just think, no more arthritis, no more aches and pains, no more disease, no more cosmetic surgery!!!

“But somone may ask, ‘How are the dead