2 Maccabees 7: 1-2. 9-14
The seven brothers place their trust in God and in the resurrection from the dead

2 Thessalonians 2: 16-3:5
Paul encourages the Thessalonians to persevere in their faith.

Luke 20: 27-38
Despite the mocking of the Sadducees, Jesus shows that God’s very nature means there is a resurrection from the dead for those who are worthy.