Peter’s constant witness is “The God of our fathers raised up Jesus...Him hath God exalted...” “so is also the Holy Ghost,” Peter declares. How? By signs, miracles, wonders, and diverse gifts, the Holy Ghost bears witness to the Apostles’ preaching. What is your witness? Jesus raised himself? The Spirit of Jesus raised the flesh of Jesus? Nonsense. You and I cannot give a better witness than that of Peter by the power of the Holy Ghost. Acts 10:37-38 That word, I say, ye know, which was published throughout all Judaea, and began from Galilee, after the baptism which John preached; How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him. Acts 10:39-40 And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree: Him God raised up the third day, and showed him openly; Acts 10:41 Not to all the people, but unto witnesses chosen before of God, even to us, who did eat and drink with him after he rose from the dead. Acts 10:42-43 And he commanded us to preach unto the people, and to testify that it is he which was ordained of God to be the Judge of quick and dead. To him give all the prophets witness, that through his name whosoever believeth in him shall receive remission of sins. Shall we continue? Certainly. Let us examine what Paul preached concerning the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. Paul preached “God raised Jesus from the Dead” Acts 13:22-25 And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will. Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus: When John had first preached before his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel. And as John fulfilled his course, he said, Whom think ye that I am? I am not he. But, behold, there cometh one after me, whose shoes of his feet I am not worthy to loose. Acts 13:26-29 Men and brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent. For they that dwell at Jerusalem, and their rulers, because they knew him not, nor yet the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath day, they have fulfilled them in condemning him.  And though they found no cause of death in him, yet desired they Pilate that he should be slain. And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre. Acts 13:30-38 But God raised him from the dead: And he was seen many days of them which came up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are his witnesses unto the people. And we declare unto you glad tidings, how that the promise which was made unto the fathers, God hath fulfilled the same unto us their children, in that he hath raised up Jesus again; as it is also written in the second psalm, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. And as concerning that he raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you the sure mercies of David. Wherefore he saith also in another psalm, Thou shalt not suffer thine Holy One to see corruption. For David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers, and saw corruption:  But he, whom God raised again, saw no corruption. Be it known unto you therefore, men and brethren, that through this man is preached unto you the forgiveness of sins: And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which ye could not be justified by the law of Moses. Can there be any doubt the Apostles preached that God raised Jesus from the dead? Any doctrine that imposes on the people something other than "God raised Jesus from the dead" is contrary to sound doctrine. Re-examine your doctrine. Start at the foundation. Do not say in your heart that Jesus raised himself. Remember what Paul said in Romans 10, That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Acts 17:30-31 And the times of this ignorance God winked at; but now commandeth all men every where to repent: Because he hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained; whereof he hath given assurance unto all men, in that he hath raised him from the dead. Paul is just as consistent as Peter in preaching that God raised Jesus from the dead. Ignorance is understandable. Generations of tradition have kept the people in ignorance. Did God abandon the people because of their ignorance? Of course not. He winked or overlooked their ignorance. But, now, he commands all people to repent of their ignorance and embrace the truth that is brought by the knowledge of Jesus Christ. There is great assurance in believing that God raised Jesus from the dead. To believe that Jesus raised himself, using John 2:19 Jesus answered and said unto them, Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up, is a misappropriation of a verse in order to prove a point, not acknowledge the truth. It is not our responsibility to make all verses on a subject fit one verse that seems to be contradictory. We are to understand how the one verse that seems to be contradictory, fits with the rest of the verses on that subject. When Jesus said “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up,” he was speaking as a prophet. He was speaking the words of God. The “temple” is the man, Jesus Christ. God dwelt in that temple and still dwells in that temple. All the fullness of the Godhead dwells in that temple. Do not say that the temple was just the shell of flesh. A man has spirit, soul and body. They are inseparable. A spirit, which is what God is, does not have flesh. Yet, God can and does dwell in men. Major Points to Acknowledge
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