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THE RESURRECTION BODY (1 of 2)
Jesse M. Hendley
I Corinthians 15:35
I would like to speak to you today on "The
Resurrection Body," and if you will turn with me to
First Corinthians 15:35 we will read a few passages
of Scripture on this important Truth from God's
Over the years my mind has tried to go more deeply
into this subject of The Resurrection Body. That is,
I have tried to gather out of the Word of God, here
and there, the different flashes of light as to the
Resurrection Body we shall possess as believers on
the Lord Jesus Christ. I pray that this study today
may make the Next World more real, and the fact of
Christ and His salvation more precious to your
First Corinthians 15:35. "But some man will say, How
are the dead raised? And with body do they come?"
How is God going to raise a dead man, after a body
has dissolved and the particles have returned to
dust? How can God bring that into another body? What
kind of body is it going to be? Will it be like the
body we have in this present world?
Paul says, "Foolish one." Paul isn't calling
somebody "a fool" as a strong term. He is saying, "0
foolish one, reasoning like that."
"That which thou sowest is not quickened except it
die." In the realm of nature, life comes out of
death. Death is not the end of everything. In
nature, a grain of seed falls into the ground, and
it dies, but life springs up.
"And so, that which thou sowest, thou sowest not
that body that shall be, but bare grain, it may
chance of wheat or of some other grain. But God
giveth it a body as it hath pleased Him, and to
every seed his own body."
There is a gleam of truth about our Resurrection
Body! It will be one that pleases God! God is not
pleased with our present body because it is under
the curse of sin. He was pleased with the bodies of
Adam and Eve when He made them in the Garden of
Eden. But He is not pleased with us, ...
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