LUKE 14:14- AND YOU WILL BE BLESSED, BECAUSE THEY CANNOT REPAY YOU. FOR YOU WILL BE REPAID AT THE RESURRECTION OF THE JUST.
JOHN 5:28-29- DO NOT MARVEL AT THIS, FOR AN HOUR IS COMING WHEN ALL WHO ARE IN THE TOMBS WILL HEAR HIS VOICE AND COME OUT, THOSE WHO HAVE DONE GOOD TO THE RESURRECTION OF LIFE, AND THOSE WHO HAVE DONE EVIL TO THE RESURRECTION OF JUDGMENT.
1. Includes the dead in Jesus Christ, who are raised at the rapture of the church.
1 THESSALONIANS 4:16- FOR THE LORD HIMSELF WILL DESCEND FROM HEAVEN WITH A CRY OF COMMAND, WITH THE VOICE OF AN ARCHANGEL, AND WITH THE SOUND OF THE TRUMPET OF GOD. AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST WILL RISE FIRST.
2. Includes those saved during the Tribulation period.
REVELATIONS 20:4- THEN I SAW THRONES AND SEATED ON THEM WERE THOSE TO WHOM THE AUTHORITY TO JUDGE WAS COMMITTED. ALSO I SAW THE SOULS OF THOSE WHO HAD BEEN BEHEADED FOR THE TESTIMONY OF JESUS AND FOR THE WORD OF GOD, AND THOSE WHO HAD NOT WORSHIPED THE BEAST OR ITS IMAGE AND HAD NOT RECEIVED ITS MARK ON THEIR FOREHEADS OR THEIR HANDS. THEY CAME TO LIFE AND REIGNED WITH CHRIST FOR A THOUSAND YEARS.
3. Includes Old Testament saints.
DANIEL 12:2- AND MANY OF THOSE WHO SLEEP IN THE DUST OF THE EARTH SHALL AWAKE, SOME TO EVERLASTING LIFE, AND SOME TO SHAME AND EVERLASTING CONTEMPT.
Some believe they will be raised at the Rapture; others, at the second coming. All these are included in the first resurrection.