Showing posts with the label His Resurrection

Firstborn of the Dead

Jesus is the Firstborn of the Dead, a reference to his resurrection and the basis for the future resurrection of the saints  – Revelation 1:5.  The vision of the “ Son of Man ” is preceded by “ greetings ” from the “ One who is, who was, and who is coming ,” from the “ seven spirits before His Throne ,” and from Jesus, the “ faithful witness ” and the “ firstborn of the dead .” In his death, he gave faithful testimony, and God vindicated his sacrifice when He raise him from the dead.

Ends of the Ages

In several ways, Paul coordinates the commencement of the “last days” with the Death and Resurrection of Jesus .  The Apostle links the start of the “ last days ” with the death and resurrection of the Son of God. The time of fulfillment has arrived, and all God’s promises now find their “ yea and amen ” in him. “ In these last days ,” God has “ spoken ” His definitive “ word ” in His Son .