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  • How Many People Saw Jesus Alive Again?

    Christians base their faith on the belief Jesus physically and litearily rose from the dead. But who were the people who saw Jesus alive again? How many people saw Him? To answer, we can look at t...Read More...

  • The Reality and Relevance of the Resurrection

    What is the most fantastic of all Christian claims? The most fantastic of all Christian claims is that Jesus rose from the dead! It strains our credibility to the limit! Human beings have tried with a...Read More...

  • The Death of Christ

    The death of Christ is the necessary prerequisite to his resurrection, which is the crowning proof of Jesus’ claim to be God. Further, Islam, one of the chief opponents of Christianity, denies that Je...Read More...

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  • By: Dr. Dillon Burroughs; ©2019

    Christians base their faith on the belief Jesus physically and litearily rose from the dead. But who were the people who saw Jesus alive again? How many people saw Him? To answer, we can look at the biblical passages that mention His resurrection appearances. As we do, we can then count the number of people […]

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  • By: Dr. Dillon Burroughs; ©

    A Brief Timeline of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Many have debated the exact times of the death and resurrection of Jesus. What can we determine from both Scripture and history to help us discover the most likely times of these important events? First, Jesus died when Pilate was Governor. Historical research regarding Pilate […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2018

      [Editor’s Note: This information is extracted from the transcript of the series “Evidence for the Historical Jesus.” The entire series is available through our online catalog.] This is a scientific world. We look at things according to the preponderance of facts. So if we look at data and it looks like something has occurred […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2017

    Ravi Zacharias explains the hope of the resurrection.

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  • By: Dr. John Ankerberg; ©2016

    What does an examination of the historical evidence from both secular and Christian sources reveal? What difference does it make in your life if the evidence does lead to the conclusion that Jesus actually rose from the dead? We invite you to join us for this special edition of The John Ankerberg Show and hear […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2016

      God Wishes Christians Knew…There is More to the Cross than Forgiveness! (from his book What God Wishes Christians Knew About Christianity Harvest House, 1998) I’m convinced that many Christians focus on one gracious facet of what our magnifi­cent Champion, Jesus Christ, accomplished for us: the forgiveness of our sins. God forbid that I am […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©2015

    An Examination of the Alleged Contradictions in the Resurrection Narratives-Part 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon Alleged Contradiction #1 – Who first came to the tomb and when did they arrive? An Examination of the Alleged Contradictions in the Resurrection Narratives-Part 2 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon Alleged Contradiction #2 – […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    Could the Christian Church ever have come into existence as a result of what had become, after Jesus’ crucifixion and death, a group of disheartened, frightened, skeptical apostles? Not a chance. Only the resurrection of Christ from the dead can account for motivating the disciples to give their lives to preach about Christ and nurture […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    Direct Evidence Some have opted for a spiritual or immaterial resurrection body, but the New Testament is emphatic that Jesus rose in the same physical body of flesh and bones in which he died. The evidence for this consists in the New Testament testimony of numerous appearances of Christ to his disciples for a period […]

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  • By: Dr. Dillon Burroughs; ©2015

    The resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter morning is the most important event in the history of the world. How can we share the importance of this event with our children and grandchildren? The following five tips can help you communicate the good news of the risen Jesus. Please use these ideas to help share […]

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  • By: Dr. Steven C. Riser; ©2014

    What is the most fantastic of all Christian claims? The most fantastic of all Christian claims is that Jesus rose from the dead! It strains our credibility to the limit! Human beings have tried with all possible ingenuity both to defy and to deny death. But only Christ has claimed to conquer it, that is, […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2014

    What 12 Historical Facts About Jesus’ Life Are Agreed to By Virtually All Critical Scholars? By: Dr. Antony Flew, Dr. Gary Habermas 12 historical facts concerning Jesus’ life, death, resurrection that are virtually agreed by all critical scholars today. Is There Any Naturalistic (Non-supernatural) Theory of Jesus’ Appearances? By: Dr. Antony Flew, Dr. Gary Habermas […]

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    12 Historical Facts That Show Jesus Rose from the Dead By: Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. William Lane Craig, Dr. Gary Habermas, Dr. N.T. Wright, and Dr. Ben Witherington 12 historical facts that show Jesus rose from the dead. The evidence for the 12 Historical facts that show Jesus Rose from the Dead By: Dr. Darrell […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2014

    From Atheist to Advocate By: Lee Strobel Lee Strobel started as an atheist, but his investigation of the evidence led him to put his faith in Jesus. Did Jesus Ever Claim To Be the Son of God? By: Lee Strobel Lee Strobel set out to answer two questions: Did Jesus ever claim to be the […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©2013

    “I had absolutely no doubt that I was among the damned.” — Peter Hitchens, one of Britain’s most famous journalists, award-winning columnists and former outspoken atheist (brother of famed atheist Christopher Hitchens) in The Rage against God: How Atheism Led Me to Faith, p. 75 Key Terms Historical: “Of or relating to the character of […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg / Gary Habermas; ©2000 Some people claim that the Resurrection of Jesus was not a literal, physical resurrection, but some type of “spiritual” resurrection. Dr. Habermas explains why that explanation doesn’t fit the facts or the language of the Resurrection accounts. Contents 1 The Resurrection of Jesus Christ: Was it Physical […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    Previous Article Our Identity Was Changed in Christ Christians who understand only that they are forgiven mistakenly see themselves as forgiven sinners on their way to heaven. Not understanding that Jesus has already changed their identity from sinner to saint (holy one) leads them to the mistaken belief that they will be changed into holy […]

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    Previous Article Sinner-Man or Saint Who Sins? For years I partook of the bread at the Lord’s table and thanked God for my forgiveness. Then one day as the elements were being served in my church, the Holy Spirit popped a revelation-type question into my head: If, as we celebrate the Lord’s Supper we only […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg / Dr. John Weldon; ©2004 Ever since the time of Jesus critics have been attempting to explain the empty tomb on natural grounds. But not one of these theories have ever met with general acceptance among critics, nor do they deal adequately with the historical records of the events surrounding the […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    Tough Questions About God – Program 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Jack Harris, John Warwick Montgomery, Dr. Norman Geisler, Dr. Paul Kurtz, Dr. Walter Martin, Dr. D. James Kennedy, Dr. R. C. Sproul, and Dr. John MacArthur What does Masonry teach about how a man can get to heaven? What does Masonry teach about Jesus? […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    Did the Resurrection Really Happen? – Program 1 By: Dr. John Warwick Montgomery, John K. Naland Since nearly all we know about Jesus’ resurrection comes from the New Testament, we start our discussion by examining these documents to determine if we can trust what they say. Did the Resurrection Really Happen? – Program 2 By: […]

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  • By: Dr. Norman Geisler; ©2013

      The Passover Plot Hypothesis The Passover Plot is a book by radical New Testament scholar, H. J. Schonfield, who proposed that Jesus was an innocent messianic pretender who connived to “fulfill” prophecy in order to substantiate his claims (Schonfield, 35-38). According to the plot, Jesus secretly “schemed in faith” (ibid., 173), connived with a […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    Why Is the Resurrection Important? By: Dr. Darrell Bock If it could be proved beyond doubt that Jesus never raised from the dead – that his bones are still buried in some tomb somewhere – what would that mean for Christianity? The Talpiot Tomb By: Dr. Darrell Bock What evidence causes problems for those who […]

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    Is the Movie Historically Accurate? Part 1 By: Dr. Darrell Bock Did Mel Gibson give us a historical account about Jesus’ death on the cross? Is the Movie Historically Accurate? Part 2 By: Dr. Darrell Bock How accurate to the historical evidence is this movie? Is the Movie Historically Accurate? Part 3 By: Dr. Darrell […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    A Critical Review of The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave – Part 1 By: Dr. Norman Geisler This book is widely claimed by skeptics to be the best response to the arguments for the physical resurrection of Jesus. If so, then the best they have to offer is a poor case indeed. It presents […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    By: Dr. Ted Baehr; ©2000 Dr. Baehr’s letter to the editor explains WHY Christianity has survived and thrived throughout the last 2000 years. Contents 1 LETTER TO LIFE MAGAZINE REGARDING 2000 YEARS OF CHRISTIANITY LETTER TO LIFE MAGAZINE REGARDING 2000 YEARS OF CHRISTIANITY Thank you for your December issue dedicated to 2000 Years of Christianity. […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©2013

    Does the Evidence For the Resurrection Offer Proof that Jesus Rose From the Dead?-Part 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon Jesus made numerous statements about the events surrounding his death. That in itself may not be so remarkable. But when you consider that every single statement came about exactly as he had proclaimed—even […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    The Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon The resurrection of Christ is central to either establishing or disproving the Christian religion. Years ago, the great rationalist Dr. Guignebert, professor of History of Christianity at the Sorbonne and honorary associate of the Rationalist Press Association of Great Britain, […]

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  • By: Dr. John Weldon; ©

    By: Dr. John Ankerberg and Dr. John Weldon; ©2005 Many university and college courses on Christianity or comparative religion express the view that Christianity is merely a variation of a more ancient religious theme. Contents 1 Introduction 2 What were the mystery cults? 3 Mythology in the minds of skeptics 4 Conclusion 5 Notes Introduction […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2013

    By: Dr. Robert Thomas; ©2003 Who are the ones sitting on the thrones in Revelation 20:4? Revelation 20:5 speaks of two resurrections. Who will be involved in each? Dr. Thomas gives us the answers. Events of the Seventh Bowl, #5: Resurrection and Millennial Rule Following the list of scenes comprising the seventh bowl judgment (see […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2012

    Alternate Theories of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part 1 By: Dr. Norman Geisler Probably no aspect of the biblical account of Jesus has faced as much opposition as the story of His resurrection from the dead, and rightly so since, as Paul says, “If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless […]

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  • By: Dr. Norman Geisler; ©

    The death of Christ is the necessary prerequisite to his resurrection, which is the crowning proof of Jesus’ claim to be God. Further, Islam, one of the chief opponents of Christianity, denies that Jesus died on the cross (McDowell, 47f.). Many skeptics challenge the reality of Christ’s death. Evidence for Christ’s Death. There is overwhelming […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©

    Resurrection Claims in Non-Christian Religions – Part 1 By: Dr. Gary R. Habermas While Christian beliefs are presumably much more widely known, especially in the Western world, some adherents to the major non-Christian religions also make claims that some of their historical rabbis, prophets, gurus or “messiahs” rose from the dead. Even if the existence […]

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  • By: The John Ankerberg Show; ©2011

    The Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part 1 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon Can it Persuade Skeptics? The Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part 2 By: Dr. John Ankerberg, Dr. John Weldon Could the Evidence Stand Cross-Examination in a Modern Court of Law?

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