Romans 6:5. God has a resurrection plan for all us. He desires for us to follow in Jesus' footsteps to include going through our own resurrection resulting in eternal life. We that accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior are committed to follow in His footsteps (Romans 6:5-11).
Romans 8:11. The Bible says that we can have the same spirit in us as the Spirit of Him that raised Jesus from the dead (Romans 8:11, "But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you").
Romans 6:9. Jesus' resurrection is many times thought of in abstract terms or just treated as a form of a holiday with the celebration of Easter each year. In reality it is the most important historical event that has ever occurred in the world.
John 11:25. A key part of Christian faith is the belief in the actual resurrection of Jesus. A resurrection where Jesus was in human form and he was brought back from death to live forever. Jesus' resurrection proves to us in no certain terms that God has complete power over death.
Luke 23:18. The essence of our sin nature is to rebel against God. This was personified when Jesus was brought before Pilate. The Jews had a choice of releasing Barabbas, a rebel, or Jesus, a man with no faults.
Luke 22:46. In the Bible, Jesus tells us how to resist temptation. We must resist temptation by vigilance and prayer. Luke 22:46 says, “And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation”. In this scripture Jesus was at the mount of Olives and was warning His disciples to stay vigilant and in prayer, or they would fall asleep.
Mark 14:38. One example of human weakness is our physical weakness. We may have good intentions to do something, but our body will give up on us. This is what happened to Peter, James, and John in the garden of Gethsemane. Jesus had commanded them to sit and watch for Him while He prayed. This was a dark hour for Jesus.
John 18:36. Another key aspect of what is the kingdom of heaven is that it is a divine kingdom that transcends human government and the natural world. The kingdom of God does not answer to any human government or authority. The kingdom of heaven is not bound by natural laws, and it is only answerable to God.
Mark 11:23. Prayers are answered by God. The challenge with prayer it is an unique type of spiritual communications that we have with God. Within this spiritual context, God requires us to be very specific in what we desire of him. When we enter into prayer with God, we are entering into a supernatural realm, where natural laws do not apply.
Mark 11:15. In the book of Mark, Jesus displayed Christian anger at the hypocritical moneychangers in the temple. Mark 11:15 says, “And they come to Jerusalem: and Jesus went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers and the seats of them that sold doves;”