Firstfruits and the Resurrection It seems apparent, that advocates of a future resurrection of the physical body have a bit of difficulty with the concept of the firstfruits spoken of in the New Testament. We are speaking of the term as used of both Christ, whom we shall designate as the "first of the firstfruits" and the New Testament saints or believers in Christ who are represented by the term firstfruits in their organic connection with him. In a series of exchanges with writers for the Reign of Christ website, particularly Paul T. and Sam Frost, objections were raised to my use ...