‘Rise, heart; thy Lord is risen’ (Webster, 2016)

The Christian confession of the resurrection encompasses two great matters: first, that Jesus Christ is the living one who died and is alive for evermore (Rev. 1.18), and, second, that together with him ‘God made us alive’ (Eph. 2.5). These two elements of the confession – its Christology and its soteriology – belong together, but stand in a strict and irreversible sequence.

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