Christ’s humiliation was intense. He was born under the law (Gal. 4:4), suffered the death of the wicked, bore the wrath of God, had no place to be buried, and was laid in a grave for three days while death seemingly had the victory and the last word. However, as great as his humiliation was, his exaltation was greater! This section of the Apostle’s’ Creed shifts from his humiliation to his exaltation and teaches us to confess four central doctrines concerning his exaltation: 1)His resurrection; 2)His ascension; 3)His current session at the right hand of God; and 4)His promised return. Today we will consider the first. While we could amass evidence for the resurrection of Jesus, I will here simply remind you of the centrality of the resurrection to the faith we confess.
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