Essay on Christians Believe Jesus Died By Crucifixion

1024 Words Oct 24th, 2014 5 Pages
According to the Bible, Christians believe Jesus died by crucifixion. However, according to the Quran, Muslims believe Jesus did not die by crucifixion. Instead, Muslims believe Jesus’ enemies planned to crucify him, but God’s saved Jesus and brought him up to him. In addition, if Jesus died by crucifixion, then Islam is false; but if Jesus did not die by crucifixion, then Christianity is false. Furthermore, after watching the debate, I think Jesus died by crucifixion because there are early reports of his crucifixion, chances of dying by crucifixion is very high, and Jesus prophesied his own death. There are early reports of Jesus’ crucifixion. In the Bible, the apostles were witness of Jesus’ resurrection and Paul explains that he is the first to receive the information about how Jesus was crucified to solve humanity from their sins. According to the Bible, Paul states, “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures” (The New King James Bible, 1 Chron. 15:3-4). Jesus was crucified on AD 30 and Paul’s conversion was around AD 34- AD 37. Therefore, the time between Paul receives the information and Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection is around 5 to 7 years. Since the apostles viewed Jesus’ crucifixion, then no one could misdirect the story because the amount of time Paul receives the information and…

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