At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Describe the promised resurrection of the saints and the lost.
  • Distinguish between the judgment of the saints and the judgment of the reprobate.

The Blessed Hope 2 Peter 3:10-13

• Ultimately, our hope lies not in the rapture, but in our resurrection____.

• As Christians, we are looking forward to new heavens and a new earth in

which righteousness____ dwells.

• We look forward to an eternity free from the very presence____ of sin.

The Importance of the Resurrection 1 Corinthians 15:12-17

• Without the resurrection, our hope is futile____.

• The Resurrection is central____ to the Gospel. 1 Corinthians 15:1-4

• Belief in the Resurrection is critical to our salvation____. Romans 10:9

• Jesus’ resurrection was real, physical____ (bodily) and eternal.

Resurrection of Christian Believers Revelation 20:4-6

• The resurrection of Christ____ makes it possible. 1 Corinthians 15:20-21

• Our resurrection comes with a glorious body____. 1 Corinthians 15:35-38

• Our resurrection is eternal____. 1 Thessalonians 4:17

• Our resurrection will occur when Christ returns____. 1 Thessalonians 4:16

The resurrection of Unbelievers Revelation 20:11-15

• The unbelievers will be raised for judgment____.

• Unbelievers will be judged according to their own works____.

• Unbelievers will be eternally separated____ from God.

• Unbelievers will be cast into the Lake of Fire and will have no rest.

• Smoke of unbelievers’ torment____ will ascend forever and ever.

Revelation 14:11