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  1. Christianity's Forgotten Hope - (Central to the hope of the early church was the bodily resurrection of the dead at the return of Jesus in glory) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Redemption and the Parousia - (At the heart of Christian hope is the future resurrection of the saints at Christ’s return and the arrival of the new creation) - {PDF Copy}
  3. New Covenant - New Creation - (The promises to Abraham find their fulfillment in the New Covenant in Jesus and the New Creation) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Final Events - (In presenting his arguments for the resurrection, Paul lays out several events that occur prior to  the arrival of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Death of Death - (The resurrection, cessation of death, and New Creation all occur at the "arrival" of Jesus at the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Redemption of our Body - (Paul links the bodily resurrection of believers to the New Creation since both are integral to the promised redemption) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Resurrection in Thessalonica - (Foundational to the hope of the church is the bodily resurrection of believers that will take place when Jesus arrives from heaven) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Completion in the Resurrection - (Paul expresses his goal of going on to perfection, a process that culminates in the physical resurrection at the coming of Jesus Christ) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Who is the Beginning - (To the Colossians, Paul emphasized the exalted position of Jesus that he has held since his death and resurrection – Colossians 1:18-19) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Beginning of the Creation - (Revelation looks forward to the reign of Jesus in the New Creation, a reality inaugurated by his Death and Resurrection) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Meeting Jesus in the Air - (Paul reassured the Thessalonians that both living and dead saints will participate in the arrival of Jesus from heaven) - {PDF Copy}

      Dawn - Photo by Solaiman Hossen on Unsplash
      [Dawn - Photo by Solaiman Hossen on Unsplash]