What is the significance of 1 Corinthians 15?
Through those verses, Paul is stressing the importance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ and its relevance to the core of Christianity. Paul rebukes the Corinth Church by saying if Jesus did not resurrect after the crucifixion, then there is no point in the Christianity faith (1 Cor 15:12–19 ESV).
What is the resurrection of the dead in 1 Corinthians 15?
“With this pronouncement, those who have lived and died, those who now live and one day will die, and those yet to be born and yet to die had just been rescued. “As the result of Christ’s victory over the grave, we shall all be resurrected. This is the redemption of the soul.”
What does it mean to put on immortality?
Indefinite continuation of a person’s existence even after death. In other words, it is a never-ending existence, regardless of whether or not the body dies.
Why did the Corinthians not believe in the resurrection?
Many of the difficulties in the Corinthian community can be traced to a fundamental theological misunderstanding of the import of Jesus’ death and resurrection: the Corinthians believed that they had died and risen with Christ. Thus, they believed that they already enjoyed the full benefits of salvation.
What is raised is imperishable?
What is sown is perishable, what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonour, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power. It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body.
How does Jesus save us today?
He saves today by delivering us spiritually out of this present evil world. (Galatians 1:4). When we accept Jesus as Lord and Saviour, God gives us the Holy Spirit and then translates us into the kingdom of God. (Colossians 1:13); a spiritual kingdom not of this world.
Why did Jesus came to earth?
This is the reason that Jesus came to the earth: to save his people from their sins by his life, death and resurrection. His great purpose was to restore sinners to their God so that they may have eternal life forever with him.