The Resurrection Of Jesus Summary

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YEAR 11 Christian Studies

The Resurrection of Jesus

James Artemi

A) What does the Bible teach about the resurrection?

The resurrection of Jesus is presented in the Bible as the basis for the salvation of all Christians. The resurrection is the central foundation upon which the Christian faith is built, the resurrection is the spine of the Bible and the credibility of the Apostles in their teachings of Christ

Without the resurrection, Christianity is pointless and has no purpose.

Beyond the relatively straightforward description of the death and resurrection, the Bible teaches the meaning of the resurrection

The resurrection was central to Paul’s teachings of God where he teaches firstly that only almighty God can raise
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John 6:40: For this is the will of my Father, that everyone who looks on the Son and believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.”
B) Do you believe the bible’s description of a bodily resurrection?

I believe there is adequate supportive evidence of the bodily resurrection of Christ, including:

the Bible provides the testimonies of several different eye witnesses, separated in location and time whose observations cannot be contradicted despite the abundance of disbelievers at the time
Apostle Paul was in fact a staunch opponent of Christianity originally but his own observations and investigations led to him devoting his life to Jesus Christ
The disciples were devout Jews and as such would have nothing to gain by leaving their previous lives behind to devote themselves to Christianity
I would expect if the Jews and opponents of Christ could have, they would have presented as proof the body of
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As a Christian, my salvation depends in large part upon the reliability of the four historical records of birth, life, death, and especially the resurrection of Jesus Christ. My deeply held belief in the resurrection is a vital element to my eternal salvation. This conviction is confirmed essential to my salvation by Romans 10:9 which asserts: “That if you confess with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

Those who argue against the legitimacy of the resurrection, contradict the first hand accounts of the apostolic witnesses, but Christianity is more than a series of debates between historians, more than a list of intellectual debating points that can be argued back and forth. In the end, Christianity depends on faith, faith based on a living and ongoing relationship with Jesus Christ, my living

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