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The Resurrection, Fact or Faked

(Matt. 28:6) "He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay."  All throughout history there have been men who have tried to disprove the fact of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Why they do is totally subjective to each, but what they all have in common is the rejection of Jesus coming back from the dead of his own power. For if he did, they would have to believe him. Some of the many foolish theories are: 1) Unknown Tomb Theory.  That the followers of Christ never really knew where Jesus was entombed because the Roman soldiers use to bury criminals in unmarked graves. 2) Wrong Tomb Theory. That the woman and disciples went to the wrong tomb, but if that were so, the Roman soldiers stood guard over the wrong tomb also, and Joseph of Arimathea forgot where his own tomb was. 3) Legend Theory. That the resurrection story like  most folk stories was embellished over hundreds of years by religious zealots. 4)Mass Hallucination Theory. That because of the traumatic death of Jesus, his followers were all engulfed in some type of mass hallucination, even though it has never occurred before in history. 5) Swoon Theory. That Jesus wasn't really dead but asleep in the tomb. All these theories deny the true gospel story and each can be disproved by scripture. The fact is, that Jesus Christ was seen alive after his death by over 500 people. "He is not here: for he is risen..."

 

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