Four Important Principles Bearing Upon the Doctrine of the Resurrection
1 Corinthians 15:36-40
You fool, that which you sow is not quickened, except it die:…

I. CHANGE OF FORM — thou sowest not, etc.

II. IDENTITY OF BODY — to every seed his own body.

III. IDENTITY OF SPECIES — wheat cannot produce tares or tares wheat — neither can the sinner be raised a glorified saint nor the saint a reprobate sinner.

IV. DIFFERENCE IN THE DEGREE OF DEVELOPMENT IN THE SAME SPECIES — one stalk of wheat is more fairly developed than another, "God giveth," etc. — so also in the resurrection of the dead.

(J. Lyth, D.D.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: Thou fool, that which thou sowest is not quickened, except it die:

WEB: You foolish one, that which you yourself sow is not made alive unless it dies.

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