When the apostles went around the Roman Empire proclaiming the gospel, the goal was to persuade people to believe in the death, burial, and Resurrection of Christ.
Consequently, folks who are put off by the resurrection of the dead will likely find the creation of the living a difficult pill as well. Matthew is vague in his gospel about how many rose and what happened to them afterward.
I have an explanation that I think makes very good sense.
At the resurrection people will neither marry nor be given in marriage; they will be like the angels in heaven. Miller is as appreciative of reincarnation as that statement would suggest, one wonders why the ability of an unintelligent karmic force to transmogrify a human being into a beetle, buffalo or rose bud is any more credible than the ability of super-intelligent Being to raise a decayed corpse or cremated ashes into a reconstructed body.
It suggests that the real objection to the resurrection mystery is not so much over the process, but over what the process implies. He repeatedly emphasized the fulfillment of Old Testament passages. Bible scholars think this was another sign of the great resurrection to come.
When Jesus told the young man to get up, the son sat up and began talking. When the body touched the dried bones of Elisha it came back to life 2 Kings 13: At a later time he performs the Bible's fifth resurrection when he causes life to enter again the young daughter of Jarius he was a ruler in the synagogue, see Mark 5: The miraculous tearing of the veil showed that the atoning death of Jesus, for the sins of mankind, made possible direct access to God the Father.
The Scriptures reveal the risen Lord as, foremost, an embodied being.
Clearing everyone from the room, Peter fell to his knees and prayed. The boy's body grew warm, then he sneezed seven times and opened his eyes.
In a recent article for the magazine, Miller, a self-described skeptic, recounts her visit to a Jewish scholar who believes in the resurrection of the dead to ask how God does it. Jesus represented those who will be in the first resurrection of the dead.
The tomb was empty. How should Christians respond to skeptics who challenge the veracity of miracles like this? Perhaps this is why so many priests eventually came to believe in Him Acts 6: This resurrection, also called God's great white throne judgment , is for those who never received a full opportunity at salvation Revelation 20: The most famous return, of course, is that of Jesus raised from the dead. Is the Bible True?