COULD JESUS BE DEAD?

Does it really matter if Jesus is alive or dead? He inspired many. And some myths are quite believable that he didn’t die or rise. What does the evidence say?

Notes And Next Steps

1 Corinthians 15:3-8 + Part 6 of the series “In Defense Of Jesus"

For what I received I passed on to you. (1 Corinthians 15:3)

“The first followers of Jesus in the AD 30s were proclaiming that Jesus died on the cross for their sins and rose from the dead …”

Guess what experts found in 2016 when they opened the tomb of Jesus? Nothing.

For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures. (1 Corinthians 15:3,4)

    1. Jesus didn’t die on the cross.
    2. Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t a physical one.
    3. The disciples were just delusional.
    4. Jesus’ body was relocated or stolen.

CROSSTALK

  1. What does the evidence say about these 4 alternative theories or resurrection myths?
          1. Jesus didn’t die on the cross; rather, he was later revived.
          2. Jesus’ resurrection wasn’t a physical one, but a spiritual or metaphorical one.
          3. The disciples were just delusional.
          4. Jesus’ body was relocated or stolen.