spiritual bodies without passing through death. As the body is after corruption and dissolution, so the outward world after destruction by fire shall be rehabilitated and fitted for the abode of the saints.
Passages describing a spiritual resurrection are: <430524>John 5:24-27, especially 25 ? ?The hour cometh, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God; and they that hear shall live?; <450604>Romans 6:4, 5 ? ?as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we also might walk in newness of life. For if we have become united with him by the likeness of his death, we shall be also by the likeness of his resurrection?; <490201>Ephesians 2:1, 5, 6 ? ?And you did he make alive, when ye were dead through your trespasses and sins?even when we were dead through our trespasses made us alive together with Christ?and raised us up with him, and made us to sit with him in the heavenly places, in Christ Jesus?; 5:14 ? ?Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine upon thee.? <500310>Philippians 3:10 ? ?that I may know him, and the power of his resurrection?;
<510212> Colossians 2:12, 13 ? ?having been buried with him in baptism, wherein ye were also raised with him through faith in the working of God, who raised him from the dead. And you, being dead through your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, you, I say, did he make alive together with him?; cf. <232619>Isaiah 26:19 ? ?Thy dead shall live; my dead bodies shall arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in the dust; for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast forth the dead?; <263701> Ezekiel 37:1-14 ? the valley of dry bones: ?I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your grave; O my people; and I will bring you into the land, of Israel.?
Passages describing a literal and physical resurrection are <181412>Job 14:12- 15 ? ?So man lieth down and riseth not: Till the heavens are no more, they shall not awake, Nor he raised out of their sleep. Oh that thou wouldest hide me in Sheol That thou wouldest keep me secret, until thy wrath is past, That thou wouldest appoint me a set time and remember me! If a man die, shall he live again? All the days of my warfare would I wait, Till my release should come. Thou wouldest call, and I would answer thee: Thou wouldest have a desire to the work of thy hands?;
<430528> John 5:28, 29 ? ?the hour cometh, in which all that are in the tombs shall hear his voice and shalt come forth: they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection ofjudgment.?
<442415> Acts 24:15 ? ?having hope toward God?that there shall be a resurrection both of the just and unjust?: <461513>1 Corinthians 15:13, 17, 22,
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