My Weekly Featured Blog comes from Mustard Seed Budget Ministries. It is called “Resurrection Faked?”. The blogger made excellent points to prove Jesus’ resurrection was real and is still real to us today! The blog is more of a teaching. It is a good read!
If you say the resurrection was fabricated, then you must prove:
- The disciples had a motive. Usually people make elaborate lies for fame or money — or to cover wrong-doing. But the disciples got persecution and poverty. They lived on the run.
- The disciples were incredibly clever to devise the story. The Bible record states the contrary: They (the Jewish leaders) perceived Peter and John were unlearned and ignorant men — Acts. 4:13. Outside of the Bible, Josephus mentions Paul and his academic background. The omission of mention of the disciples is telling. They were fishermen.
If you say the resurrection was fabricated, you are confronted with the fact that the disciples all died for the lie. This would be very strange. You must look at these facts:
- The Roman Empire (not all died at Roman hands) always gave people the chance to recant and walk free. But the…
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