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.

Three Days and Three Nights in the Tomb

By R. L. Wilson | March 5, 2024

“Low in the grave He lay—Jesus my Savior! Waiting the coming day—Jesus my Lord.”[1] To all outward appearance, this is a tragic time. Jesus had been crucified. Once His death…

The Apostle Paul Explains the Gospel

By Dr. Gary Habermas | April 11, 2023

Is there any eyewitness testimony that the early Christians saw Jesus alive after He was killed by crucifixion, buried in a tomb, and then arose from the dead and appeared…

Five Important Facts About Jesus’ Resurrection

By Dr. Gary Habermas | March 29, 2023

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a fundamental doctrine of Christianity. It signifies the ultimate victory of good over evil, and it is the cornerstone of our faith. However, despite…

What is the Central Belief of the Christian Faith?

By Dr. Gary Habermas | March 22, 2023

What do you think is the central belief of the Christian faith? What do you think the early Christians told their friends and family about Jesus before the Bible was…

Moses and the Burning Bush

By R. L. Wilson | August 2, 2022

“Now about the dead rising—have you not read in the Book of Moses, in the account of the burning bush, how God said to him, ‘I am the God of…

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?

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