“When Christ was crucified, it was His human nature that died. Deity did not sink and die; that would have been impossible” (MR, 21:418). ” ‘I am the resurrection, and the life’ (John 11:25). He who had said, ‘I lay down my life, that I might take it again ‘ (John 10:17), ….came forth from the grave to life that was in Himself. Humanity died; divinity did not die. In His divinity, Christ possessed the power to break the bonds of death. He declares that He has life in Himself to quicken whom He will” (Selected Messages, 1:301).~EGW