Posts Tagged ‘Resurrection questions’

Luke 20:27-40 Trying to Poke Holes

The only holes in the cross were where He willingly laid His hands and feet.

Jesus is confronted by a group of Sadducees in our story today. They have a well-crafted question that they think will poke holes in Jesus’ teachings. We looked at this encounter twice before. In Matthew I raised questions about the woman that have always plagued me before moving onto the deeper realization that the Sadducees missed; God is all powerful and He is and does exactly as He says He will. This blog was titled “Whose Wife is She.” The blog titled “On the Other Side” came from Mark’s telling of this story. During this visit to scriptures we looked at the evidence of the resurrection, which was a central issue in this question. Today I want to look at, why this question. That’s where I feel drawn today. Read more »

Mark 12:18-27 On The Other Side

The grave is not the end

The grave is not the end

Jesus is still in the temple. He has met several challenges already. Now the Sadducees are going to have a go at Him. We already know that defeat awaits them, but let’s look at how they get there.

Today’s story is another repeat from Matthew’s stories. We talked about the woman in the Sadducees hypothesis when the asked “Whose Wife is She?” Check out our study on that point.

We get to look at this story again and see what else we can find in it. We are going to be treading on some of the same ground, but also looking a little deeper. I want to look at what we will look like when in our resurrected bodies. The Sadducees didn’t have the scriptures of the New Testament, so they are at a little of a disadvantage in this conversation. Even though they lacked some of what we have, they had plenty of evidence supporting life beyond this life. Read more »