Jesus and the Apostles raised people from the dead

Scripture references

Matthew 9:18 (ASV 1901)

18While he spake these things unto them, behold, there came a ruler, and worshipped him, saying, My daughter is even now dead: but come and lay thy hand upon her, and she shall live.

Luke 7:11–17 (ASV 1901)

11And it came to pass soon afterwards, that he went to a city called Nain; and his disciples went with him, and a great multitude. 12Now when he drew near to the gate of the city, behold, there was carried out one that was dead, the only son of his mother, and she was a widow: and much people of the city was with her. 13And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. 14And he came nigh and touched the bier: and the bearers stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. 15And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he gave him to his mother. 16And fear took hold on all: and they glorified God, saying, A great prophet is arisen among us: ...

John 11:38–44 (ASV 1901)

38Jesus therefore again groaning in himself cometh to the tomb. Now it was a cave, and a stone lay against it. 39Jesus saith, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time the body decayeth; for he hath been dead four days. 40Jesus saith unto her, Said I not unto thee, that, if thou believedst, thou shouldest see the glory of God? 41So they took away the stone. And Jesus lifted up his eyes, and said, Father, I thank thee that thou heardest me. 42And I knew that thou hearest me always: but because of the multitude that standeth around I said it, that ...

Acts 9:36–43 (ASV 1901)

36Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas: this woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did. 37And it came to pass in those days, that she fell sick, and died: and when they had washed her, they laid her in an upper chamber. 38And as Lydda was nigh unto Joppa, the disciples, hearing that Peter was there, sent two men unto him, entreating him, Delay not to come on unto us. 39And Peter arose and went with them. And when he was come, they brought him into the upper chamber: and all the widows stood by him weeping, and showing the coats and garments which Dorcas made, while she was with them. 40But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down and prayed; and turning to the body, he said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her e...

Acts 20:7–12 (ASV 1901)

7And upon the first day of the week, when we were gathered together to break bread, Paul discoursed with them, intending to depart on the morrow; and prolonged his speech until midnight. 8And there were many lights in the upper chamber where we were gathered together. 9And there sat in the window a certain young man named Eutychus, borne down with deep sleep; and as Paul discoursed yet longer, being borne down by his sleep he fell down from the third story, and was taken up dead. 10And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Make ye no ado; for his life is in him. 11And when he was gone up, and had broken the bread, and eaten, and had talked with them a long while, even till break of day, so he departed. 12And they brought the lad alive, and were not a little ...

Stories

At age four, Go Hing fell into a pool of water, drowned and was certified dead by two different hospitals. But as his mother kept vigil with his remains over the night, Go Hing awoke to tell her how Jesus (who she had never heard about) came for him in his time of the need. The entire family became Christians as a result of this amazing miracle.
Three days after suffering a heart attack, Evelyn Quema's dad was confirmed dead; after examination by a doctor. Upon hearing the news, her mother rushed to the hospital's chapel, and there she earnestly prayed that God to bring her husband back to life. To the utter amazement of everyone present at the hospital that night; Evelyn's dad was brought back to life.
Lenwarit was a Dani elder who became critically ill until he passed on. As his people mourned his demise, someone among them spoke; "If we still need our brother, why don’t we ask our heavenly Father to make him alive again?" Armed with Lazarus's example, the Dani men cried to God for their brother and just as they contemplated giving up, the totally astounding happened.