The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

996 Words May 13th, 2015 4 Pages
When it comes to the resurrection of Jesus Christ there are many different theories on what actually happened. As Christians we believe what is said in the Bible, but sometimes our minds cannot help but wonder "what if". The legitimacy of the Bible regarding the resurrection of Jesus has been questioned time and again, what most do not realize is, there is proof that Jesus rose from the grave. With the empty tomb, eyewitnesses and the changed lives of the Disciples, we are able to prove that the resurrection of Jesus did indeed happened.

The empty tomb could quite honestly be the strongest proof that Jesus resurrected from his grave. Even Roman and Jewish tradition admits to the empty tomb. When Jesus was found by the women to be resurrected the disciples did not go off to a far land to preach where it could have been easy to lie about it. They went and preached in Jerusalem where Jesus died and was buried. It was easy for everyone to go and verify that Jesus was indeed actually gone. If Jesus was still there in the tomb, no one would have believed them. Paul Althaus writes, the resurrection proclamation "could not have been maintained in Jerusalem for a single day, for a single hour, if the emptiness of the tomb had not been established as a fact for all concerned." Even with all of this there are still a few theories that deny this. Some believe that they simply went to the wrong tomb. If the women went to the wrong tomb, why did they not redirect them to the write…
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