Resurrection Reality: Bodily Life

I Corinthians, Sermon Preparation

July 5, 2009 – Morning Worship

Monday 1 Corinthians 15:35-58
How does Paul describe the resurrection reality?  How ought that affect our day-to-day life?

Tuesday Genesis 2:4-8; 3:1-19; Romans 5:12-21
What does God’s creation of Adam mean for our lives, deaths, and future hopes?  How does a Christian’s life reflect this?

Wednesday Isaiah 25; 1 Corinthians 15:50-58
Why does Paul cite Isaiah 25 in the context of 1 Corinthians 15 (v. 54)?  What does Isaiah 25 teach us about Jesus and about ourselves?

Thursday Genesis 45; Matthew 28
What does Joseph as a “type” of Christ tell us about Jesus and his resurrection?  How are we to “meet Christ”?

Friday Hosea 13; Revelation 20:14-21:11
What is the significance of Hosea 13 being quoted in 1 Corinthians 15? What difference does it make if death is not the final word for us?

Saturday Daniel 12:1-3; Philippians 3:21; 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Peter 3:10-18; 1 Corinthians 15:58
How does knowing the reality of the resurrection equip us to be “steadfast, immoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord”?