Resurrection

Historical Proof Jesus Rose from the Dead

Historical Proof Jesus Rose from the Dead

People from all over the world are celebrating the coming back to life (or “resurrection”) of Jesus of Nazareth this Sunday. I wrote a post last year explaining why this resurrection happened, giving four reasons for the resurrection. This year, I want to briefly look at historical proofs for this. The Christian faith is based on history. It is not merely historical—believing that Jesus rose in history does not necessarily make you a Christian. But it is historical…

Why Did Jesus Rise? 4 Reasons for the Resurrection

Why Did Jesus Rise? 4 Reasons for the Resurrection

In history, three days after he died on the cross, Jesus of Nazareth rose from his grave. We must stress the historical fact that this truly did happen, just as with his life and his cross. If you could go back around 2,000 years, you could watch Jesus of Nazareth die on a Roman cross and you could see him on Sunday alive again…