Hi ICE, I am in Subic at the moment. Was the church Malate?
perhaps the following might be the corresponding OT references (just a guess).
Resurrection : Psalm 22
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
my mouth is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to my jaws; **you lay me in the dust of death.
But you, O Lord, do not be far away! O my help, come quickly to my aid!
I will tell of your name to my brothers and sisters; in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:
All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord; and all the families of the nations shall worship before him.
For dominion belongs to the Lord, and he rules over the nations.
To him, indeed, shall all who sleep in the earth bow down; before him shall bow all who go down to the dust, and I shall live for him.
Posterity will serve him; future generations will be told about the Lord,
and proclaim his deliverance to a people yet unborn, saying that he has done it.
Ascension : **Daniel 7:13-14 **
And behold, with the clouds of heaven One like a Son of Man was coming, And He came up to the Ancient of Days And was presented before Him.
"And to Him was given dominion, Glory and a kingdom, That all the peoples, nations and men of every language Might serve Him. His dominion is an everlasting dominion Which will not pass away; And His kingdom is one Which will not be destroyed.…