The Evidence for the Resurrection
Did Jesus rise from the dead?
1. Jesus definitely died by crucifixion. Even atheists agree.
2. The tomb was empty.
a. The Jerusalem factor.
b. The testimony of women
c. Even the opponents of the church agreed that the tomb was empty.
3. The disciples sincerely believed that Jesus was raised. They were willing to suffer and die for this belief.
We need to reach a decision - what is the best explanation? If Jesus has risen from the dead, it changes everything.