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What Does It Mean That “The Dead in Christ Will Rise First”?

host Adriel Sanchez aired May 9, 2022

Episode 962 Show Notes 

From the Show

We are going to rise again perfected with glorified bodies. This is why Jesus himself rose from the dead, so that we would have the hope of the resurrection and the life of the world to come. God is restoring this created and physical world.

Adriel Sanchez

What Does It Mean That “The Dead in Christ Will Rise First”?

Questions in this Episode

  1. What can you do when you are in a marriage and you want to grow closer to God but your husband continues to grow distant from God, even after being saved?
  2. How do I interact with negative and ungodly people around me?
  3. What does 1 Thessalonians 4 mean that the “dead in Christ will rise first”? I thought people who died in Christ would be with the Lord immediately? Who are the dead in Christ?
  4. I know I’m saved, but why can’t I break my alcohol addiction?

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Adriel Sanchez

Adriel Sanchez is pastor of North Park Presbyterian Church, a congregation in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). In addition to his pastoral responsibilities, he also serves the broader church as a host on the Core Christianity radio program, a live, daily call-in talk show where he answers listeners' questions about the Bible and the Christian faith. He and his wife Ysabel live in San Diego with their five children.

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