He is risen: The Bible on the resurection

1 Corinthians 15 (The Message) The first thing I did was place before you what was placed so emphatically before me: that the Messiah died for our sins, exactly as Scripture tells it; that he was buried; that he was raised from death on the third day, again exactly as...

John Piper on the resurrection

John Piper gives eight reasons why he believes Jesus rose from the dead: 1. Jesus himself testified to his coming resurrection from the dead. Jesus spoke openly about what would happen to him: crucifixion and then resurrection from the dead. “The Son of Man must...

Jesus Christ on the resurrection

“We are going up to Jerusalem, and everything that is written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be delivered over to the Gentiles. They will mock him, insult him and spit on him; they will flog him and kill him. On the third day he will...

Today is Good Friday

And on this day Jesus suffered. Never take such suffering for granted. Always live with one eye on the cross and one on the resurrection. “A Roman scourging was a terrifying punishment. The delinquent was stripped, bound to a post or a pillar, or sometimes...

Chuck Colson on the resurrection

“I know the resurrection is a fact, and Watergate proved it to me. How? Because 12 men testified they had seen Jesus raised from the dead, then they proclaimed that truth for 40 years, never once denying it. Every one was beaten, tortured, stoned and put in prison....
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