Resurrection of Life and of Condemnation

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John 5:28-30 Resurrection

JOHN 5:28-29  28 “Do not be astonished at this, for the hour is coming when all who are in the graves will hear His voice 29 and come out - those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.

Where does “the resurrection of life” (John 5:29) lead to?

Where does “the resurrection of condemnation” (John 5:29) lead to?

Who can just stay dead?
Nobody. Jesus said “all who are in their graves” (John 5:28) will be resurrected, and He doesn't mean only those who were recently buried and have yet to start decomposing. He means everyone who has ever died.

What does it mean to “have done good” (John 5:29)?
Then they said to Him, “What must we do, that we may work the works of God?” Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He has sent.” (John 6:28-29)

JOHN 5:30  30 “I can do nothing by Myself. As I hear, I judge, and My judgment is righteous because I do not seek My own will but the will of the Father who sent Me.

Why does Jesus say, “I can do nothing by Myself” (John 5:30)?
He is talking not about ability but about “will” (John 5:30). Even though Jesus is fully God, He still always seeks the “will of” God “the Father” (John 5:30) and does nothing on His own will apart from His.

What about you?

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