SO HOW DO YOU PROVE THE RESURRECTION HAPPENED? part 2

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is of utmost importance!
The apostle Paul said, “and if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain. 15 Moreover we are even found to be false witnesses of God, because we testified against God that He raised Christ, whom He did not raise, if in fact the dead are not raised. 16 For if the dead are not raised, not even Christ has been raised; 17 and if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins. 18 Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished. 19 If we have hoped in Christ in this life only, we are of all men most to be pitied.” 1 Corinthians 15:14-19

If the resurrection did not happen, the apostles were liars, our faith is futile, we are still lost in our sins, the dead in Christ have simply perished, and everyone who has ever hoped in Christ is to be pitied above all men.  The resurrection of Jesus is important indeed.  Because of this,  it has been met with vehement opposition through the years.  Many alternative theories have been put forth to explain away the resurrection of Jesus Christ. These theories, however, simply do not hold water.

Here are the most common alternate theories given by critics:


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SO HOW DO YOU PROVE THE RESURRECTION HAPPENED? Part 1

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the cornerstone of the Christian Faith.

As the Apostle Paul stated, “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins” (1 Corinthians 15:17). Christianity is NOT blind faith!  Dr. Greenleaf, the Royal Professor of Law at Harvard University, was one of the greatest legal minds that ever lived. He wrote the famous legal volume entitled, A Treatise on the Law of Evidence, considered by many the greatest legal volume ever written. Dr. Simon Greenleaf believed the Resurrection of Jesus Christ was a hoax. And he determined, once and for all, to expose the “myth” of the Resurrection. After thoroughly examining the evidence for the resurrection — Dr. Greenleaf came to the exact opposite conclusion! He wrote a book entitled, An Examination of the Testimony of the Four Evangelists by the Rules of Evidence Administered in the Courts of Justice. In which he emphatically stated:

“it was IMPOSSIBLE that the apostles could have persisted in affirming the truths they had narrated, had not JESUS CHRIST ACTUALLY RISEN FROM THE DEAD, . . .” 


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The Long and the Short Episode 35-The Church at Sardis Part 1

The Long and the Short Episode 35-The Church at Sardis Part 1
In this episode, Pastor Kevin Inman and Brad Wilson discuss the background information of Sardis, the description of Jesus Christ, and the fact that Jesus knows our deeds…the good, the bad, the ugly.

The Long and the Short Episode 35-The Church at Sardis Part 1



The Long And The Short Episode 34-The Church at Thyatira Part 3

The Long and the Short Episode 34-The Church at Thyatira Part 3. Pastor Kevin Inman and Brad Wilson continue the discussion of the letter addressed to the Church of Thyatira. Topics include: Gnosticism, deep things of Satan, teachings of Epicureanism, dualism, weird dreams, mazes, and more.

The Long and the Short Episode 34-The Church at Thyatira Part 3

 


The Long And The Short Episode 33-The Church at Thyatira Part 2

The Long and the Short Episode 33-The Church at Thyatira Part 2. In this episode, Pastor Kevin Inman and Brad Wilson discuss: the Church at Thyatira, Jezebel, women in church leadership, demons behind every tree, pornography, God’s mercy, Jim Wallace but not THAT Jim Wallace, Islam, deception, and a little more. All served up with a nice side of laughter.
 

The Long And The Short Episode 33-The Church at Thyatira Part 2




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