“[It is] the most important question we can ever ask.” And in pursuing this critical question, our writer looks at explanations that have been put forward seeking to explain the empty tomb, the transformation of the disciples, the rapid growth of the church with Sunday as the primary day of worship, and the conversion of church-persecutors like Saul of Tarsus . . .
None of these explanations are credible in any way. As Adrian concludes, “…the only realistic interpretation of the first Easter is that Jesus did rise from the dead.”
If you’re reading this post, and you’re not sure about the resurrection of Jesus, then check it out. Investigate. Read Chapter Three in Raised with Christ, ‘chew on it’ and read the Gospel accounts in the New Testament. In my own life, the historical fact of the resurrection of Jesus was fundamental to turning to Jesus Christ in repentance and faith as my Saviour and Lord.
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