the Resurrection


in Christianity
: the event told about in the Bible in which Jesus Christ returned to life after his death
or the resurrection : the event told about in the Bible in which dead people will be brought back to life before the day of final judgment

Examples of the Resurrection in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some families have incorporated Resurrection eggs into their traditions, placing scenes from the Resurrection in plastic eggs as a way of teaching children about the Easter story. Melissa Locker, Southern Living, 5 Feb. 2024 Then there’s the show’s ending, which cuts off after the crucifixion – cutting out the Resurrection, and its theological message, entirely. Molly Jackson, The Conversation, 5 Apr. 2023 Christians worldwide will celebrate Easter, which commemorates the resurrection of Jesus, on Sunday. Greg Garrison | , al, 8 Apr. 2023 As Patti Smith might say: Renew our subscription to the resurrection. Chris Willman, Variety, 28 July 2023 While Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter, Good Friday serves an important part in the story of Christ essential to Easter celebrations. Nicole Fallert, USA TODAY, 7 Apr. 2023 For Christians, the holy holiday celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and typically coincides with a church service and traditional family dinner. Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 26 Feb. 2023 That's God's gift of redemption to the world, which finds fulfillment in in the resurrection. Jordan Mendoza, USA TODAY, 6 Apr. 2023 The film told the story of Jesus from the manger to the resurrection; Ms. Sevilla, as Mary Magdalene, discovered the empty tomb. Harrison Smith, Washington Post, 30 June 2023

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“The Resurrection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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