I do not believe in death without resurrection. If they kill me I will rise again in the people of El Salvador.— Oscar Romero
Off-limits Resurrection quotations
THe resurrection is a source of great hope.
The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue.
We cannot convince a man to believe any more than we can raise the dead.
Such things are the work of God's Spirit. Men are brought to faith only through the supernatural working of God, and He has promised to work-not through human wisdom or intellectual expertise, but through the preaching of Christ crucified and resurrected from the dead!
The moment a woman comes home to herself, the moment she knows that she has become a person of influence, an artist of her life, a sculptor of her universe, a person with rights and responsibilities who is respected and recognized, the resurrection of the world begins.
Knowledge of one's identity, one's self, community, nation, religion, and God, is the true meaning of resurrection, while ignorance of it signifies hell.
Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection.
Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. That, after all, is what the Lord's Prayer is about.
Learning to live ought to mean learning to die - to acknowledge, to accept, an absolute mortality - without positive outcome,or resurrection, or redemption, for oneself or for anyone else. That has been the old philosophical injunction since Plato: to be a philosopher is to learn how to die.
I went to a psychologist friend and said if 500 people claimed to see Jesus after he died, it was just a hallucination. He said hallucinations are an individual event. If 500 people have the same hallucination, that's a bigger miracle than the resurrection.
The evidence for Jesus' resurrection is so strong that nobody would question it except for two things: First, it is a very unusual event. And second, if you believe it happened, you have to change the way you live.
To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate - which is why Mitt Romney's political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave.
Every parting gives a foretaste of death, every reunion a hint of the resurrection.
In a world where carpenters get resurrected, everything is possible.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles, his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths, whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
The cross is the standing statement of what we do to one another and to ourselves. The resurrection is the standing statement of what God does to us in return.
The evidence for the resurrection is better than for claimed miracles in any other religion. It's outstandingly different in quality and quantity.
If Christ is risen, nothing else matters. And if Christ is not risen-nothing else matters.
The One who lives outside of time invites you into a reality that is informed by His perfect plans to give you hope and a future. God speaks in the past tense about battles you’re currently fighting. And He buries the shame of yesterday in order to resurrect the moment you are in and sustain you in the season He is calling you to embrace.
Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
Resurrection means that the worst thing is never the last thing.
If Jesus rose from the dead, then you have to accept all that he said;
if he didn't rise from the dead, then why worry about any of what he said? The issue on which everything hangs is not whether or not you like his teaching but whether or not he rose from the dead.
Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.
A dead Christ I must do everything for; a living Christ does everything for me.
Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse.
All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul.
The Prophet Muhammad (s) said: "Do not turn away a poor man.
..even if all you can give is half a date. If you love the poor and bring them near you...God will bring you near Him on the Day of Resurrection."
In a lot of minds, God is big enough to raise dead people, but He's not big enough to deal with our running.
The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the crowning proof of Christianity. If the resurrection did not take place, then Christianity is a false religion. If it did take place, then Christ is God and the Christian faith is absolute truth.
The simple fact that the Christian fellowship, founded on belief in Jesus' resurrection, came into existence and flourished in the very city where he was executed and buried is powerful evidence for the historicity of the empty tomb.
Most of us would agree that the important thing about Jesus is not his supposed miraculous birth or the claim that he was resurrected from death, but rather how he lived. The power of his love, the penetrating simplicity of his teachings, and the force of his example of service on behalf of the disenfranchised and downtrodden are what is crucial.
Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel.
Our old history ends with the Cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.
If I die here in Glasgow, I shall be eaten by worms;
If I can but live and die serving the Lord Jesus, it will make no difference to me whether I am eaten by cannibals or by worms; for in the Great Day my resurrection body will arise as fair as yours in the likeness of our risen Redeemer.
In his life Christ is an example showing us how to live in his death he is a sacrifice satisfying our sins in his resurrection a conqueror in his ascension a king in his intercession a high priest.