The Sadducees’ Question

23The same day some Sadducees came to him, saying there is no resurrection; and they asked him a question, saying, 24“Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies childless, his brother shall marry the widow, and raise up children for his brother.’ 25Now there were seven brothers among us; the first married, and died childless, leaving the widow to his brother.26The second did the same, so also the third, down to the seventh. 27Last of all, the woman herself died. 28In the resurrection, then, whose wife of the seven will she be? For all of them had married her.” 29Jesus answered them, “You are wrong, because you know neither the scriptures nor the power of God. 30For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels in heaven. 31And as for the resurrection of the dead, have you not read what was said to you by God, 32‘I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob’? He is God not of the dead, but of the living.” 33And when the crowd heard it, they were astounded at his teaching. (Matthew 22:23-33, NRSV)

God is the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Not was the God. God is the God of the living.

So when Jesus finally returns and we are gathered into the new heaven and new earth there will be no marriage and we will all be like angels.

And God will be our God forever.

So don’t worry about what will be. But live here and now and know that God’s love will always be with us.

Published by asacredrebel

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