The christian belief in the resurrection of jesus has been based on the fact of the empty tomb but this is not the truth of the resurrection and the jewish leaders made solemn promises to the soldiers to defend them before pilate in case it should ever come to the governor's knowledge that. All of christianity hinges on one miracle: the resurrection of jesus but how do we know it actually happened well here are 5 good reasons why you should believe in the resurrection. Several appearances of the resurrected jesus are recounted in the gospels and acts - some to individuals and others to groups, some indoors and others outdoors, some to softhearted people, and others to skeptical doubters especially, as we should realize - and this cannot be overemphasized. The resurrection of jesus is what gives meaning, significance, and purpose to life the resurrection is how peace can come to the world, how economies can be fixed, and how leaders can lead with wisdom and justice i know it may seem that i am overstating the case, but i do not think i am.
The resurrection of jesus christ is indisputably an important event within christianity it provides hope and assurance that we may also receive eternal life millions of people gather every year on easter sunday to commemorate his resurrection but should they is the veneration of this particular day. Evidences of jesus' resurrection ancient prophecies fulfilled (acts 2:25-35 13:33-35, 41) peter was a true eyewitness one of you in the name of jesus christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy ghost for the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are. Historicity and origin of the resurrection of jesus the historicity and origin of the resurrection of jesus has been the subject of historical research and debate, as well as a topic of discussion among theologians. Jesus christ rose from the dead on easter sunday after his redemption of mankind on the cross the church in her liturgy celebrates the resurrection of our lord jesus christ skin has been thus destroyed, then in my flesh i shall see god, whom i shall see on my side, and my eyes shall behold.
Through the resurrection of jesus we can have a new life acts 2:38 then peter said unto them, repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of jesus christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the holy ghost. Most westerners know the commonly-taught story of the resurrection of christ: jesus died and then, three days later, literally rose from his grave and the bible attributes the earliest written accounts of the resurrection to paul before we can look at resurrection accounts, however, we must consider. In other words, the death of jesus has to be understood in accordance with what scripture teaches about it--who this jesus was who died, why his death was so important, what kind of death it was, and what it accomplished we shall return to this when we focus on the belief in the resurrection.
4 jesus was led away to which high priest first a vitellius b caiaphas c josephus d annas 5 after pilate found no guilt in christ, for what reason did the jews say that jesus should die 15 jesus appeared to his disciples after the resurrection beside which sea. 1 if jesus was not resurrected from the dead, the christian religion is a worthless enterprise the apostle paul told the corinthians that their faith was in vain if christ was not raised furthermore, they were of all men to be most pitied if it was not true (1 cor 15:1-19) the bodily resurrection of jesus. The resurrection proves jesus is: the christ, the son of god john 20:24-31 - after personally observing the evidence that jesus was alive acts 13:30-39 - since god raised jesus, it should be known that by him the forgiveness of sins is preached and by him everyone who believes is justified.
Without the resurrection of jesus, there would never have been a christian religion, but its absolute truth has been forever vindicated by his jesus had promised his disciples that because i live, ye shall live also (john 14:19), and this promise was confirmed and made more explicit by paul under. The resurrection of jesus its reality and essentiality let's consider the evidence of the resurrection, and in doing so, we must start with the fact of the empty tomb the gospels tell us that jesus was buried in the tomb of a wealthy man, joseph of arimathea (matthew 27:57-60. Therefore jesus' resurrection is reported not only by his friends but also by at least someone who was a vehement foe at the time of the experience in future posts, we will look at a couple of skeptical arguments as to why we should discount paul's writings as evidence of the resurrection. The resurrection of jesus or resurrection of christ is the christian religious belief that, after being put to death, jesus rose again from the dead: as the nicene creed expresses it.
Therefore, we should believe jesus to have been resurrected unless and until we have good reason not to this argument, if cogent, would change the discussion in a couple of interesting ways first, our initial attitude towards the experience of this early christian should be one of belief, not of skepticism. The question of jesus' resurrection lies at the heart of the christian faith in this first lecture i shall examine the broad historical issue i shall do so by sketching out the beliefs about resurrection held within second-temple judaism, and then by looking at the shape of early christianity to examine how. Jesus' resurrection has begun to recreate the world and remove evil from our midst it was this realization which fueled the early church to proclaim the gospel everywhere, announcing that the definitive destruction of evil had begun it is this realization which should inform our faith today.
Morris textbook - leon morris, jesus is the christ, studies in the theology of john (grand rapids mi: eerdmans, 1989) p25,35 towns textbook - elmer towns, the gospel of john, believe and live (chattanooga, tn: amg publishers, 2002) two other outside sources. Jesus made many post-resurrection appearances he came to the disciples multiple times and even appeared to more than 500 people at once (1 corinthians 15:3-9) if life ends at the grave, the things jesus asks from us don't make a lot of sense why should we love our enemies.
Jesus announced numerous times during his ministry that he was going to die right after peter confessed jesus as the son of the living god while the resurrection is plainly taught in the ot the rapture is considered a mystery isa 26:19 your dead shall live together with my dead body they. It is because the resurrection of jesus christ is real and truthful without the resurrection, humanity will perish under the yoke and bondage of sin and we are buried with him in the baptism of death as christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the father even so we should walk in newness of. After the resurrection, jesus was able to eat (luke 24:42-43) he showed people his hands and feet with the nail prints in them (luke 24:39 john 20:27) 28:9) as the reports of jesus' resurrection were spreading, thomas, who was doubting the resurrection of christ, said, unless i shall see in. Jesus says to her (verses 25-26), i am the resurrection and the life whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and he says, you believe that there is a great and glorious day of resurrection coming at the end of the age, when all believers will be raised bodily.