Parables, and Miracles of Christ
The Resurrection of Christ
IN what psalm was the resurrection of Christ foretold?
"For Thou wilt not leave My soul in hell [Heb., Sheol, the
grave]: neither wilt Thou suffer Thine Holy One to see corruption."
2. In what
way was Jonah a type of Christ?
Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale's belly; so shall the
Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth."
3. In what
plain words did Christ foretell His resurrection?
that time forth began Jesus to show unto His disciples, how that He must
go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests
and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day." Matt.
16:21. "And while they abode in Galilee, Jesus said unto them, The
Son of man shall be betrayed into the hands of men: and they shall kill
Him, and the third day He shall be raised again." Matt. 17:22,23.
"The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected
of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be
raised the third day." Luke 9:22. See also Matt. 20:17-19; Mark
8:31; 9:31,32; 10:32-34; Luke 18:31-34.
4. When asked
by the Jews for a sign of His Messiahship, what did Jesus say?
answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I
will raise it up." John 2:19.
5. To what
temple did He refer?
said the Jews, Forty and six years was this temple in building, and wilt
Thou rear it up in three days? But He spake of the temple of
His body." Verses 20,21.
6. After His
resurrection, what effect had this prediction upon His disciples?
therefore He was risen from the dead, His disciples remembered that He had
said this unto them; and they believed the scripture, and the word
which Jesus had said." Verse 22.
7. How did
the chief priests and Pharisees seek to prevent the fulfillment of
Christ's words concerning His resurrection?
next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests
and Pharisees came together unto Pilate, saying, Sir, we remember that
that deceiver said, while He was yet alive, After three days I will rise
again. Command therefore that the sepulcher be made sure until the
third day, lest His disciples come by night, and steal Him away, and
say unto the people, He is risen from the dead: so the last error shall be
worse than the first." Matt. 27:62-64.
8. How did
Pilate comply with their request?
said unto them, Ye have a watch: go your way, make it as sure as ye
can. So they went, and made the sepulcher sure, sealing the stone, and
setting a watch." Verses 65,66.
9. How futile
was all this?
end of the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week,
came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulcher. And, behold,
there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from
heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.
His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: and for
fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. And the angel
answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek
Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for He is risen, as
He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and
tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead." Matt.
28:1-7. See also Mark 16:1-16; Luke 24:1-8, 44-46; John 20:1-9.
10. Was it
possible for Christ to be holden of death?
being delivered by the determinate counsel and foreknowledge of
God, ye have taken, and by wicked hands have crucified and slain: whom God
hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not
that He should be holden of it." Acts 2:23,24.
11. How does
Paul speak of the resurrection of Christ?
delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that
Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures; and that He
was buried, and that He rose again the third day according to the
Scriptures." 1 Cor. 15:3,4.
Who does the apostle say saw Christ after He was risen?
seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: after that, He was seen
of above five hundred brethren at once; . . . after that, He was
seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all He
of me also, as of one born out of due time!' Verses 5-8.
importance is attached to Christ's resurrection?
"If Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also
vain. . . . Ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep
in Christ are perished." Verses 14-18.
14. What positive assurance
of the resurrection is given?
is Christ risen from the dead; and become the first-fruits of
them that slept." Verse 20.
great truth therefore follows?
Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive." Verse 22.
cheering message has Christ sent to His people touching His resurrection?
"I am He
that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive forevermore, Amen;
and have the keys of hell and of death." Rev. 1:10.
17. What is
the measure of the power of God which believers may experience in their
ye may know. . . . the exceeding greatness of His power to us ward who
believe, according to the working of
power, which He wrought in Christ, when He raised
Him from the dead." Eph. 1:18-20.
What Christian ordinance has been given as a memorial of Christ's burial
Baptism, the symbol of the new birth. Rom. 6:3-5.
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