RESURRECTION

Paul says that if Christ has not risen, then your faith is futile. Learn the facts about Jesus’ resurrection and what that means for us today.

The Empty Tomb

By Carey Dean | March 22, 2022

he defeat of sin and death. Remove the empty tomb from the gospel, and the storyline becomes a senseless death and an incomplete resurrection. But with the stone rolled away, the cross and the resurrection of Jesus are proven true and efficacious.

Who, Being in Very Nature God

By Dr. John Ankerberg | March 22, 2022

Alright, let me go to a hymn that’s a knockout. Scholars just say, you know, “Let’s just show you that this is a hymn that the Christians sang.” Listen to the words and the content of this song, this hymn, that they sang, and it is talking about the earliest Christians’ belief in Jesus.

The Disciples Believed They Saw the Risen Jesus – Part 1

By R. L. Wilson | March 22, 2022

“When I was young, I was reading a book by C. S. Lewis, who wrote that the New Testament says nothing about the Resurrection. I wrote a real big ‘No!’ in the margin. Then I realized what he was saying: nobody was sitting inside the tomb and saw the body start to vibrate, stand up, take the linen wrappings off, fold them, roll back the stone, wow the guards, and leave.” – Gary Habermas[1]

The Disciples Believed They Saw the Risen Jesus – Part 2

By R. L. Wilson | March 22, 2022

We began Part 1 by explaining the significance of the disciples’ reaction to seeing the risen Jesus. Critics are forced to accept that the disciples truly believed that they saw Jesus alive after His crucifixion because of the changes that took place in their lives. They went from cowering in the upper room to being bold proclaimers of the gospel—the message that Jesus had come to the earth and taken on the form of a man, that He had died, and that He had been raised to life again through the power of God.

The Swoon Theory: Could Jesus Have Survived the Cross?

By Jeff Pallansch | March 22, 2022

While there is strong historical documentation that Jesus died by crucifixion, some still wonder if Jesus only appeared to die and all the sources got it wrong. What if Jesus merely fainted (or “swooned”) on the cross and the soldiers mistook Him as dead? What if Jesus then resuscitated in the tomb, escaped, and convinced His disciples that He had been resurrected from the dead?

The Historical Basis for Jesus’ Death by Crucifixion

By Jeff Pallansch | March 22, 2022

In recent years, doubt concerning the historicity of Jesus’ life and death has increased among the general populace. In 2015, the Barna Group and ComRes found that “four in 10 (40%) of all adults in England either don’t believe or aren’t sure, that Jesus was a real person who lived on earth. Among younger adults the percentage grew to 46%.

Paradise: Where Did Jesus Go After His Resurrection Appearances?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | March 9, 2021

Many emphasize the resurrection of Jesus, but few discuss what happened after His appearances. Where did Jesus go?

Post Resurrection: The Appearances of Jesus

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | March 9, 2021

Easter only exists if Jesus literally appeared again after His death. The Bible speaks of Jesus dying on the cross on Preparation Day …

I AM the Resurrection

By R. L. Wilson | June 22, 2020

In John 11:25 Jesus makes the statement “I am the resurrection and the life.” Now, I don’t know about you, but there’s something about this statement that has never really…

The Resurrection: Accurately Recorded and Reported

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | April 1, 2020

Skeptics of the resurrection of Jesus typically attack two key areas: the accurate recording of the New Testament accounts and the accurate reporting of these accounts. In this article, we’ll take a brief look at these two areas to show the evidence strongly supports the traditional beliefs of Christianity.