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10 Facts about Jesus’ Resurrection You Need to Know

 Posted at Beautiful Christian Life: 1. If Jesus wasn’t raised from the dead, then Christianity isn’t true. The apostle Paul states the following in his first letter to the Corinthians: And if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is in vain and your faith is in vain. We are even found to be misrepresenting God, because we testified about God that he raised Christ, whom he did not raise if it is true that the dead are not raised. ( 1 Cor. 15:14-15 ) 2. The gospel writers included embarrassing facts about the apostles. The fact that the gospels include embarrassing accounts of the apostles, such as the fact that Peter denied Jesus three times and all the apostles abandoned Jesus when he was arrested, points to their authenticity. It is unlikely that people would fabricate an account that places themselves in a poor light ( Matt. 27:57-60 ; Mark 15:42-46 ; Luke 23:50-56 ; John 19:38-42 ). 3. The marble tablet known as the Nazareth Inscription points to Rome’s concerns about the