71+ Best Resurrection Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Resurrection is the act of bringing something that had disappeared or ended back into use or existence. Profoundly inspirational resurrection quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Resurrection Quotes

A finished work is exactly that, requires resurrection. — John Cage

Jesus never said anything about homosexuality. — Patricia Ireland

Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless. — Billy Graham

As for me, my charter is Jesus Christ, the inviolable charter is His cross and His death and resurrection, and faith through Him. — Ignatius of Antioch

Luke associates John with Peter in Acts, when, after the Resurrection, that strange boldness had come upon the disciples. — Alfred Noyes

It is the resurrection that makes Good Friday good. — Ravi Zacharias

He alone can believe in immortality who feels the resurrection in him already. — Frederick William Robertson

The medieval Church believed that the resurrection of Christ marked a new time for all of humanity. — Timothy Radcliffe

Presumably what happened to Jesus was what happens to all of us when we die. We decompose. Accounts of Jesus’s resurrection and ascension are about as well-documented as Jack and the Beanstalk. — Richard Dawkins

It cannot take decades to resurrect, we must act immediately with purpose and enthusiasm to rebuild. — Alan Autry

Never did Christ utter a single word attesting to a personal resurrection and a life beyond the grave. — Leo Tolstoy

The resurrection of Jesus was like a boulder crashing into the pool of history. — Karl Barth

However, when it can be proved to me that there is immortality, that there is resurrection beyond the gates of death, then will I believe. Until then, no. — Luther Burbank

The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the crowning proof of Christianity. If the resurrection did not take place, then Christianity is a false religion. If it did take place, then Christ is God and the Christian faith is absolute truth. — Henry M. Morris

The moment is ripe for an experienced businessman to talk practical, prudent economics to the electorate – which is why Mitt Romney’s political fortunes are steadily being resurrected from the grave. — Camille Paglia

The power of the resurrection means that nothing but the tomb is meant to be empty. — Beth Moore

Resurrection means that the worst thing is never the last thing. — Frederick Buechner

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples. — Adam Clarke

I believe that his death and resurrection transformed humanity’s relationship with God. — Timothy Radcliffe

The resurrection of Jesus Christ was necessary to establish the truth of his mission and put the stamp of all-conquering power on his gospel. — Edward McKendree Bounds

If you want resurrection, you must have crucifixion… The hoarder, the one in us that wants to keep, to hold on, must be killed. — Joseph Campbell

We can afford to follow Him to failure. Faith dares to fail. The resurrection and the judgment will demonstrate before all worlds who won and who lost. We can wait. — Aiden Wilson Tozer

Never in my life have I feared death as much as I feared that resurrection. — Nikos Kazantzakis

Political freedom is a political reading of the Bible. — Whittaker Chambers

Everything in nature is resurrection. — William Butler Yeats

A lover in life will be a lover in death, a lover in the tomb, a lover in paradise, a lover on the day of resurrection. — Rumi

The cross is the standing statement of what we do to one another and to ourselves. The resurrection is the standing statement of what God does to us in return. — Richard Rohr

Without a doubt, at the center of the New Testament there stands the Cross, which receives its interpretation from the Resurrection. — Hans Urs von Balthasar

Only where there are graves are there resurrections. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Poetry is not truth, it is the resurrection of presences. — Octavio Paz

Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present. — N. T. Wright

We live and die; Christ died and lived! — John Stott

Cancel my subscription to the resurrection. — Jim Morrison

It is love that believes the resurrection. — Ludwig Wittgenstein

Spring is always cruel, with its false promise of resurrection … — Barbara Mertz

Christ is risen! There is life, therefore, after death! His resurrection is the symbol and pledge of universal resurrection! — Henry Ward Beecher

The character wherewith we sink into the grave at death is the very character wherewith we shall reappear at the resurrection. — Thomas Chalmers

Perhaps the transformation of the disciples of Jesus is the greatest evidence of all for the resurrection. — John Stott

Receive every day as a resurrection from death, as a new enjoyment of life. — William Law

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn’t have that rule when Jesus was born. — Elayne Boosler

Christ’s resurrection is the ground-work of our hope. And the new birth is our title or evidence of our interest in it. — John Flavel

Politics can be the graveyard of the poet. And only poetry can be his resurrection. — Langston Hughes

The age of simulation thus begins with a liquidation of all referentials – worse: by their artificial resurrection in systems of signs, a more ductile material than meaning… It is no longer a question of imitation, nor of reduplication, nor even of parody. It is rather a question of substituting signs of the real for the real itself. — Jean Baudrillard

All of nature is resurrection. — Brian Weiss

There is not a single pessimistic note anywhere in the New Testament after the resurrection. — Bill Vaughan

Resurrection means bodily life after ‘life after death,’ or, if you prefer, bodily life after the state of ‘death’ — N. T. Wright

Whatever principle of intelligence we attain in this life, it will rise with us in the resurrection. — Joseph Smith, Jr.

Death is the prerequisite to resurrection, the new life God intends. — John Ortberg

Hope, insofar as it is hope of resurrection, is the living contradiction of what it proceeds from and what is placed under the sign of the Cross and death. — Paul Ricoeur

Reading the epitaphs, our only salvation lies in resurrecting the dead and burying the living. — Paul Eldridge

Meditation is a death – death of all that you are now. Of course there will be a resurrection, but that will be a totally new, fresh original being which you are not even aware is hidden in you. — Rajneesh

Resurrection is a belief and hope in restoring this world. — Rob Bell

The New Testament witnesses were fully aware of the background against which the resurrection took place. — Josh McDowell

The Resurrection is the eucatastrophe of the story of the Incarnation – This story begins and ends in joy. — J. R. R. Tolkien

If a man can predict his own death and resurrection, and pull it off, I just go with whatever that man says — Andy Stanley

It is not more surprising to be born twice than once; everything in nature is resurrection. — Voltaire

Politics in any country in the world is dangerous. For the poet, politics in any country had better be disguised as poetry. Politics can be the graveyard of the poet. And only poetry can be his resurrection. — Langston Hughes

JedeTrennung gibt einenVorgeschmack desTodesund jedes Wiedersehen einenVorgeschmack der Auferstehung. Every parting is a foretaste of death, and every reunion a foretaste of resurrection. — Arthur Schopenhauer

I was raised with the notion that it was OK to ask questions, and it was OK to say, I’m not sure. I believe, but I’m not quite so certain about the resurrection. — Peter Jennings

In the New Testament outside the Gospels and the beginning of Acts, again and again, the fact of Jesus’ resurrection is closely linked to our own ultimate resurrection, which isn’t life after death – it’s life after life after death. — N. T. Wright

the calm of a place like Bellwood is the peace of death without the hope of resurrection. — Mary Roberts Rinehart

You can have either the Resurrection or you can have Liberace. But you can’t have both. — Liberace

Here’s the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them. — Josh McDowell

Thomas did not believe the resurrection [John 20:25], and, as they say, would not believe without having ocular and manual demonstration himself. So neither will I, and the reason is equally as good for me, and for every other person, as for Thomas. — Thomas Paine

The man in Christ rose again, not only the God. — C. S. Lewis

Hope is a gift of the Spirit. It is a hope that through the Atonement of Jesus Christ and the power of His Resurrection, we shall be raised unto life eternal and this because of our faith in the Savior. — Dieter F. Uchtdorf

The spring is a lively emblem of the Resurrection. — Anne Bradstreet

Imagination has always had powers of resurrection that no science can match. — Ingrid Bengis

If the Resurrection is resurrection from the dead, all hope and freedom are in spite of death. — Paul Ricoeur

The same power that brought Christ back from the dead is operative within those who are Christ’s. The Resurrection is an ongoing thing. — Leon Morris

One of the earliest resurrection scenes in the Bible is that of Thomas demanding evidence – he wanted to see, to touch, to prove. Those who question and probe and debate are heirs of the apostles just as much as the most fervent of believers. — Jon Meacham

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