Today's word is one in honor of Easter (which is in 12 days).
1. the act of rising from the dead.
2. (initial capital letter) the rising of Christ after His death and burial.
3.(initial capital letter) the rising of the dead on Judgment Day.
4. the state of those risen from the dead.
5. a rising again, as from decay, disuse, etc.; revival.
6. Christian Science. a rising above mortality through the understanding of spiritual life as demonstrated by Jesus Christ.
OTHER WORDS FROM RESURRECTION
WORDS RELATED TO RESURRECTION
rebirth, restoration, reappearance, revival, resurgence, reawakening
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Origin: 1250–1300; Middle English (< Old French ) < Latin resurrection- (stem of resurrectio ) the Easter church-festival, equivalent to resurrect ( us ) (past participle of resurgere to rise again; see resurge) + -ion- -ion
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR RESURRECTION
The most-watched dramas of the 2013-2014 season were NCIS, NCIS: LA, Person of Interest, Blue Bloods, and Resurrection.
EMMYS 2014: WHO WILL AND WHO SHOULD BE NOMINATED|KEVIN FALLON|JULY 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their resurrection of the Congo Village comes just as Norway celebrates the 200th birthday of its constitution.
NORWAY’S CONTROVERSIAL HUMAN ZOO IS BACK|NINA STROCHLIC|MAY 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is the moral equivalent of Jesse Jackson saying that the Tea Party “is the resurrection of the Confederacy.”
THE CONSERVATIVES' GREAT BLACK HOPE|EVAN GAHR|MAY 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What do we care for Marxism or monarchism, the resurrection of Holy Russia or the Idea of the Common Fate?
THIS 1979 NOVEL PREDICTED PUTIN’S INVASION OF CRIMEA|MICHAEL WEISS|MAY 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A resurrection would be a miracle and as such would defy all “probability.”
DO WE KNOW IF THERE WAS REALLY AN EMPTY TOMB?|BART D. EHRMAN|APRIL 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The resurrection is a man's soul coming alive to the soul of creation—God's soul.
REAL FOLKS|MRS. A. D. T. WHITNEY
Of course He will be after the resurrection, in the new heaven and the new earth, where there will be no sin.
SERMONS ON NATIONAL SUBJECTS|CHARLES KINGSLEY
The new life cannot grow and break forth in resurrection power, cannot bring forth fruit, but as it grows in holiness.
HOLY IN CHRIST|ANDREW MURRAY
There will be at this time a resurrection of God's people who have died.
QUIET TALKS ON THE CROWNED CHRIST OF REVELATION|S. D. GORDON
We cannot accept the Resurrection as though it were an after-thought to a bitterly felt death.
GOD THE INVISIBLE KING|HERBERT GEORGE WELLS