Why Did Jesus Die On The Cross Essay

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Before watching the video, I did have an unfair advantage as I have been to Europe, the Middle East and around much of the world. So, I had already sided with Dr. Licona that Jesus did indeed die on the cross. His first verse, I feel like it didn’t back his argument up very well. His first reason is that the reports are early and originate with the apostles. Then that Jesus’s execution was found in many different manuscripts. All, these manuscripts is the strongest form of evidence that anyone could ever ask for. It comes not only from believers, but non-believers as well. Which is to say that we aren’t skewed in what we imagine of Jesus or his crucifixion. Then, the most obvious reason is that anatomically is impossible. You endure so much torture that your body can’t handle the pain of the torture and the agony of being crucified. Thus far in the debate, there are five arguments that make a strong case for the death on the cross. The evidence is so strong that nearly persuaded one-hundred percent of the sceptics. I respect the writings that are found in the Bible. So, in Matthew 16:21-23 it says:
“21 From then on Jesus began to tell his disciples plainly that it was necessary for him to go to Jerusalem, and that he would suffer many terrible things at the hands of the elders, the leading priests, and the teachers of religious law. He would
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How? By discussing the resurrection of our Lord and Savior. Which in my mind is already showing signs of defeat. He, is doing this, because of his arguments that he had based beforehand had been proven incorrect. Ismail, then claims that Jesus could’ve been a false prophet essentially. He wants him to debate on both the crucifxtion and resurrection because they are supposedly “intertwined”. If it’s not too much it’s almost as if he is resembling the devil in some senses. He seems as if he is trying to use the bible to boosts the Koran. But, that may just be my
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