The Messiahship of the Lord will stimulate a meaningful conversation about the existence of the Messiah and his importance in the Second Coming. Theories discussed include the use and importance of miracles, how Satan has usurped the role of the divine in everyday lives, and how people of all faiths can look to the Lord of the Second Advent for redemption. Did Christ rise physically, spiritually, or both? How can we connect with him to go to Heaven? Whether you are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, or subscribe to any other faith, this book will lead you to a thought-provoking analysis of your beliefs.
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Resurrection is one of the glorious and triumphant accomplishments attributed to Jesus in Christianity. The New Testament reveals that the resurrection of Jesus Christ was a huge victory over Satan. Satan pinned Jesus on the cross, but God resurrected him. Satan carried out his plan by making the people he spiritually corrupted oppose Jesus, ridicule him, torture him and finally murder him at Golgotha.
By definition resurrection is the act of a dead person returning to life. It is the process that reverses the outcome of death, occurring when a lifeless body regains its normal functions.
Since the resurrection is a very important topic, it is better to understand how it relates to Jesus, the chosen people of Jesus’ time, contemporary Christians, and anybody else in this current era.
Before I go any further, I want to suggest that you read this whole chapter with heightened attention. It is easy to misunderstand my point here. This is why you will encounter repetitions of statements and questions. This is not to waste your time. Neither is it to confuse you. Rather it is because I want to draw your attention to a new perspective being introduced in this chapter. Please do not rush.
Let me just remind you that this book, The Messiahship of the Lord, is not about convincing, converting, or forcing anybody to believe what is written herein. The purpose of this book is to get the reader to think, reason, question, research, and decide what the truth is. I am only a messenger. Though the credit goes to the Most High and the Messiah, I take ownership of whatever I am talking about in this book. You also should take ownership of whatever conclusion you come up with after reading this book. For instance if after reading this book you come to the conclusion that Jesus certainly did not resurrect, you should take ownership of that conclusion. This means that you should be able to support and defend your conclusion. And if you come to the conclusion that Jesus certainly did resurrect physically or spiritually, you should take ownership of that conclusion, too. Either way, own your conclusion and be able to defend it. The same goes for the messiahship of Jesus.
If after reading this book you come to the conclusion that Jesus truly was the Messiah, you should take ownership of that conclusion. You should not simply believe that Jesus was the Messiah because the Bible, your preacher, or this book says so. When you believe or confirm that Jesus was the Messiah it should be because, with the help of other people and books, you came to understand so. The same goes for the Second Coming of the Messiah.
If after reading this book you come to the conclusion that the Lord of the Second Advent is coming for certain, you should take ownership of that conclusion. You should not simply believe that the Messiah will return because the Bible, your preacher, or this book says so. When you believe or confirm that the Messiah will return, it should be because, with the help of other people and books, you came to understand so. Since that is settled, let us get back to the topic of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.