But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much more then, being now justified by his blood, we shall be saved from wrath through him.
– Romans 5:8-9 (KJV)
Fullness of joy
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
– Psalm 16:11 (KJV)
Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live:
– John 11:25 (KJV)
Reunion beyond the grave
And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.
– Matthew 8:11 (KJV)
Peace with God
Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
– Romans 5:1 (KJV)
Faith not in vain
And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins.
But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.
– 1 Corinthinans 15:17 & 20 (KJV)
A re-examination of the facts of the bodily resurrection of Jesus may be found
in this article about “What really happened when I called upon Jesus”.