Why is the resurrection of Jesus Christ so important? And what is Easter all about?
This is the manuscript of Gary Burger's talk that uses a legal-historical proof to show the Resurrection actually happened. He examines the reliability of the eyewitnesses, the story of what happened, Jesus' motive and alternative theories.
Although liberal scholars do not believe that Jesus was physcially raised from the dead, they do hold to some surprising conclustions in very much of a consensus.
Learn how Jesus fulfilled God's plan to send an ultimate sacrificial Lamb to die in our place to pay the death penalty for our sins, for us.
Two examples of Jesus claiming to be God. The first clearly shows Jesus' primary objective for doing miracles, to validate his claim to be God. The second shows Jesus was fully aware the consequence of his claim would be his own death.
When you crash a party you break social rules and the expectations of the party goers. Some might say you ruined the party. Others might say you saved it. See how Jesus crashed a couple of funerals and what happened.
Jesus' followers confirmed that He fulfilled the the Old Testament prophecies about the promised Jewish savior. The impossibility of even a few of them being fulfilled by chance are a good indication He is the Messiah.
Skeptics have raised questions like, "Couldn’t Jesus have learned the prophecies as a young school boy and then engineered His life to fulfill them?" Answers to this and more.
Professor Edwin M. Yamauchi examines the evidences for some of the alternative explanations of Jesus' resurrection.
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