The Resurrection Of Jesus: A Case Study

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During class, we had the discussion over the resurrection of Jesus and the facts to go along with it. Believing in the resurrection is easy because there were up to 500 eyewitnesses, there was a powerful movement with Jesus, many martyrs, and opponents could not produce a body (UCF Class Discussion, 11/3/16). In this case study, this person does not think people need to believe in the resurrection of Christ to be a Christian when I know very well that is false. There are six main topics that can be compared to this case study which are the death of death, who Jesus is and the new age began, salvation, the importance for the first Christians, evidence of bodily resurrection and must believe it to be a Christian.
The case study author states that we live in eternal life before we are were born and after we have died. In Romans 10:9-10, “If you confess with your mouth “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. One believes with the heart, resulting in righteousness, and one confesses with the mouth,
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“The resurrection is the divine sign that Jesus was given all authority in heaven and on earth (Mt 28:18), vindicated from false accusations (1 Tim 3:16), marked out as God’s son, designated as heir of all things (Bird, 155).” I chose this quote because it states not only what Bird says but the Bible says about the resurrection. It is important for Christians to believe is Jesus’s divinity and physical factor because he was given the authority over both. The resurrection was direct proof that Jesus did not just have authority over us on earth, but in heaven too. Christians need to believe in the bodily resurrection in order to know how much God loved us to sacrifice his only son for our sins who was able to have authority over

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