1 Corinthians 6:14

And God has both raised up the Lord, and will also raise up us by his own power.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
And God . . . will also raise up us by His own power. As He raised up Christ when crucified and dead, so too if with Christ we die to lust and gluttony, and crucify them, will He raise up us.

Cyprian of Carthage

AD 258
Paul tells us in his epistles, in which he has formed us to a course of living by divine teaching, "Ye are not your own, for ye are bought with a great price; glorify and bear God in your body."

Irenaeus of Lyons

AD 202
(now these are the tokens of that flesh which rose from the dead), so "shall He also "it is said, "raise us up by His own power."

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Do you perceive again his Apostolical wisdom? For he is always establishing the credibility of the Resurrection from Christ, and especially now. For if our body be a member of Christ, and Christ be risen, the body also shall surely follow the Head. Through his power. For since he had asserted a thing disbelieved and not to be apprehended by reasonings, he has left entirely to His incomprehensible power the circumstances of Christ's own Resurrection, producing this too as no small demonstration against them. And concerning the Resurrection of Christ he did not insert this: for he did not say, And God shall also raise up the Lord;— for the thing was past and gone—but how? And God both raised up the Lord; nor was there need of any proof. But concerning our resurrection, since it has not yet come to pass, he spoke not thus, but how? And will raise up us also through His power: by the reliance to be placed on the power of the Worker, he stops the mouths of the gainsayers. Further: if ...

John Chrysostom

AD 407
If our body is a member of Christ and Christ has risen from the dead, our body will surely follow his lead.


AD 990
Paul did not write this because of Christ’s resurrection, which had already taken place, but because of ours, so that we might believe and silence our opponents. .

Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
With its god, and its god with the temple. You see, then, how that "He who raised up the Lord will also raise us up.". "Moreover, God both raised up the Lord, and will raise up us through His own power; "

Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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