I Am the Resurrection and the Life
So when Jesus came, He found that he had already been in the tomb four days.
Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles away.
And many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother.
Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met Him, but Mary was sitting in the house.
Now Martha said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
"But even now I know that j whatever You ask of God, God will give You."
Jesus said to her, "Your brother will rise again."
Martha said to Him, k "I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day."
Jesus said to her, "I am l the resurrection and the life. m He who believes in Me, though he may n die, he shall live.
"And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Do you believe this?"
She said to Him, "Yes, Lord, o I believe that You are the Christ, the Son of God, who is to come into the world."
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
Now we know that God does not hear sinners; but if anyone is a worshiper of God and does His will, He hears him.
Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, "Father, I thank You that You have heard Me.
"And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you; for you shall be repaid at the resurrection of the just."
And come forth - those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.
For as the Father raises the dead and gives life to them, even so the Son gives life to whom He will.
This is the will of the Father who sent Me, that of all He has given Me I should lose nothing, but should raise it up at the last day.
"And this is the will of Him who sent Me, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in Him may have everlasting life; and I will raise him up at the last day."
No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up at the last day.
I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of Death.
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
"He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he who does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."
1 John 5:10
He who believes in the Son of God has the witness in himself; he who does not believe God has made Him a liar, because he has not believed the testimony that God has given of His Son.
1 Corinthians 15:22
For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive.
And as it is appointed for men to die once, but after this the judgment.
Simon Peter answered and said, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.
For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Then they said to the woman, "Now we believe, not because of what you said, for we ourselves have heard Him and we know that this is indeed the Christ, the Savior of the world.
Then those men, when they had seen the sign that Jesus did, said, "This is truly the Prophet who is to come into the world.
"Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."