Looking at the Scriptures we find a complex and easily-confused story of how the resurrection works. Who gets resurrected? When does it happen? Is it all at once, one at a time or in groups? Are all those who are resurrected receiving the same treatment?
Listen in as Rick and CQ Contributor, Julie, discuss three questions on the purpose and impact of Jesus' death and resurrection on all of mankind. Here are some questions we consider in this conversation: 0:01:44 Jesus died over 2,000 years ago but nothing has changed. When do we stop getting sick and dying? 0:07:27 What does it mean when we say "Jesus is the ransom"? 0:15:36 Jesus' death paid the ransom price for Adam. What did his resurrection do?
Watch this short video as told to us through the eyes of the Apostle Peter. He tells us first-hand what he experienced with Jesus in this second of a two-part story.
Salvation is a controversial topic. What are we saved from? Who gets saved? Watch this short vlog then listen to the full podcast of the same name.
What is salvation – what are we saved from and how does it work? Can everyone have it? Is it only offered now in this life or is there some way it can be offered after death and resurrection? If this teaching is SO important then why does it seem to be so elusive?
Jesus talked more about the kingdom than any other topic! But he described it in seemingly contradictory ways. Watch this short vlog and then listen to the podcast of the same name. Is Jesus talked so much about it, it must be important!
God’s character is all-encompassing, but we generally think of Him as having four main attributes that everything rests on: Justice, Love, Wisdom and Power. How do those attributes work together? How does God's plan tell us more about who He is? Watch this short video to learn a little bit more about our amazing Creator.
We frequently hear that Jesus' death changed the course of history, but what specifically did his death DO for mankind? Did it have multiple purposes? Why doesn't anything seem to be getting better? Want more in-depth answers and Bible study? Check out Episode 911: "What is the Legacy of Jesus' Death and Resurrection?" for more Scriptures and details on this topic.
After the greatest act of love ever committed, Jesus lay dead in a donated tomb. His loyal companions and followers were stunned, sickened by what they had witnessed. But beyond the gory details of this death, they were hit with the uncomfortable thought that perhaps all they had known the past 3 ½ years was a lie, fake, delusional. This man Jesus they had trusted and loved was dead. He died like everyone else. There was no last minute fire from heaven to kill the Roman soldiers or the angry mob of his own brethren demanding his death. There was no angelic rescue team to pull him off that dreaded piece of wood. He was dead. For real. No one was coming to save them from the Roman rule. They would not be sitting on anyone’s right hand in the new government. They had seemingly been duped. Now what? Well, three days later, it was imperative that the risen Jesus convince them beyond a shadow of doubt that all he had promised was REAL and was happening. His followers needed to be 100% convinced and energized to tell the Good News at any cost to all who would listen. The man Jesus was gone forever, but the spirit Jesus would have life within himself, and power to restore all of mankind back to his Father. They needed to urgently tell that story to you and me. How did they go from feeling ultimate betrayal and grief to absolute certainty and joy?