Raised and changed!

John Piper comments on 1 Corinthians 15:29-58, our “Read-through-the Bible” passage for today: Verse 50: “Now I say this, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God.” What does that mean? Is it a wholesale denial of the bodily resurrection? No. “Flesh and blood” simply means “human nature as we know it”—mortal, … More Raised and changed!

Good News….IF

John Piper, on 1 Corinthians 15 in a sermon titled, “Six Gifts of the Resurrection” “If Christ Has Not Been Raised . . . “ Paul says there are six things that would be in shambles if Christ did not rise from the dead. Then verse 20 reverses the whole paragraph: “But in fact Christ … More Good News….IF

J.C.Ryle: He died, rose, lives, intercedes and WILL return!

And the high priest stood up in the midst and asked Jesus, “Have you no answer to make? What is it that these men testify against you?”   But he remained silent and made no answer. Again the high priest asked him, “Are you the Christ, the Son of the Blessed?”  And Jesus said, “I am, and you … More J.C.Ryle: He died, rose, lives, intercedes and WILL return!

His almighty power was not meant to destroy man’s responsibility

John 11:38-41 Then Jesus, deeply moved again, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it.  Jesus said, “Take away the stone.” Martha, the sister of the dead man, said to him, “Lord, by this time there will be an odor, for he has been dead four days.” Jesus said to … More His almighty power was not meant to destroy man’s responsibility