Question 45. How do we benefit from the resurrection of Christ?
Answer: First, by his resurrection Christ has overcome death, so that he could make us partakers of that righteousness which he purchased for us by his death; (a) secondly, by his power we too are raised up to a new life; (b) and lastly, Christ’s resurrection is a sure pledge of our blessed resurrection. (c)
(Scriptural proofs after the fold.)