Glorious Implications of the Resurrected Body
- Read Philippians 3:20-21. What will our resurrected bodies be like?
- Read 1 Corinthians 15:42. What is the implication of the resurrection for you in the afterlife? Why is this promise a motivation to continue in the faith?
- What ailments (physical, mental, emotional, etc.) do you have in your earthly body that you look forward to being redeemed in your resurrected body?
- What is the symbolism and meaning of baptism?
- Baptism is showing the world that you identify with Jesus.
- Read Romans 6:1-14
- In Romans 6:1-4, why does Paul argue that we should stop living in sin based on your baptism and the resurrection?
- Romans 6:5-7 shows that if you are a believer, you are now united with Christ in both His death and resurrection. What does it mean that your old self was crucified with Jesus?
- As Christians, we are to crucify our flesh. What does that mean? What do you do in your life practically to crucify your flesh?
- When thinking about sinning, have you ever thought something, like I will/can do whatever it is because I know God will forgive me. How do you think Paul would respond to that in light of this Romans 6 passage?
- Romans 6:15-25 introduces the idea that one can be a slave to sin or a slave to righteousness.
- Would you define yourself as a slave to sin or righteousness?
- If someone asked why the resurrection of Jesus is important how would you respond?