The Resurrection of Christ

Attributed to the Father

Rom. 6:4 Therefore we have been buried with Him through baptism into death, in order that as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, so we to might walk in newness of life.

We are buried with Him through the baptism and we are likewise identified with Him in His resurrection. We are joined to a living Christ. As a saved or reborn person our sins are already judged and we will not stand the Great White Throne Judgment.

5. For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall be also in the likeness of His resurrection. We are, because of the new birth, grafted into the life of Jesus.

Col. 2:12 having been buried with Him in baptism, in which you were also raised up with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.

It is so very important that we understand that we are joined to Christ in His death on the cross where He paid for our transgressions. And if in His death, then most assuredly in the resurrection also.

13. And when you were dead in your transgressions and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He made you alive together with Him, having forgiven us all our transgressions.

Salvation is not improving the old nature; it is the imparting of a new nature. The natural nature of man is to sin, the new birth causes a new nature to come into a man and he begins, that very moment to change.

Attributed to the Son

John 10:18 "No one has taken it away from Me, but I lay it down on My own initiative. I have authority to lay it down, and I have authority to take it up again. This commandment I received from My Father."

All of this that was done by Jesus is the will of the Father. Jesus said so. We really ought to love Him; He made His body and soul a sin offering for our sin.

Luke 24:6 "He is not here, but He has risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee,
7. saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again."

Jesus did not remain in the tomb. Through the power of the Father He rose up out of the ground and lives today.

Attributed to the Spirit

1 Peter 3:18 For Christ also died for sins once for all, the just for the unjust, in order that He might bring us to God, having been put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit. Jesus Christ came to earth and took on humanity that He might die for our sins. It was His humanity that died there and it was the Spirit of God that resurrected Him.

Rom. 8:11 But if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, He who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through His Spirit who indwells you. These bodies we now live in will die one day if the Lord doesn't come back soon. But the indwelling of the Holy Spirit is our assurance of the resurrection to come. (2 Cor. 5:1-4) The Holy Spirit will raise us just as He did Jesus.