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TITLE: What is the resurrection?
TEXT: Mark 9:9-13
PROPOSITION: Resurrection is a promise many do not understand.
KEY WORD: Questions
  1. Jesus makes a promise of his resurrection. (9)
  2. As they walk along - a debate begins.
  3. “What is resurrection?”
  4. A vital theme of Christianity is "Resurrection"
  5. Without a clear understanding of and faith in the resurrection, religion is an exercise in futility.
  6. Three questions that are answered in 1 Corinthians 15.

What if there is no resurrection? (1 Corinthians 15:13-19)
    1. Christ is not raised - 13
    2. Preaching is vain - 14
    3. Faith is vain - 14
    4. Yet in our sins - 17
    5. Dead have perished -18
    6. We are miserable (no hope) - 19

How are the dead raised? (1 Corinthians 15:36-38)
    1. Illustrated with seed and plant
    2. Seed must die first
    3. Body planted is not same as body raised
    4. God decides the type of body that is best

What will the body be like? (1 Corinthians 15:42-44)
    1. Don't know I John 3:2
    2. Different than this one

      Physical Body Spiritual Body
      Corruption Incorruption
      Dishonor Glory
      Weakness Power
      Natural Spiritual

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