"There shall be a resurrection of the dead, both of the just and unjust." Acts 24:15.
How does Christ describe these two resurrections? "All that are in the graves shall hear His voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation." John 5:28, 29.
When will the resurrection of the just occur? "For The Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the arch-angel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first. " 1 Thessalonians 4:16. (See also 1 Corinthians 15:23.)
When are the righteous to receive their final reward? "For thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just." Luke 14:14.
How did the Psalmist describe that moment when he comes to life and leaves the grave? "As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness. " Psalm 17:15.
Will our resurrection bodies be like our present bodies? "So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption: 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." 1 Corinthians 15:42-44.
After whose body will these resurrected ones be fashioned like unto? "We look for the Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: who shall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto His glorious body." Philippians 3:20, 21.
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