Jesus Christ: Source of Our Salvation (Second Edition)

Chapter 6: Is the Resurrection a Lie?


Is the Resurrection a Lie?

Film Focus: In this video, Karlo Brussard discusses two reasons why we should have faith that the Resurrection actually did occur.

Text Focus: Pages 202-203

Discussion Questions:

  1. Have you ever encountered the argument that the Resurrection is merely a story? How did you respond?
  2. Karlo explains that the early Christians “had nothing to gain and everything to lose by lying about the Resurrection.” How is this true?
  3. Why does including women as the first witnesses of the Resurrection lend credibility to the story? If we were to write the story today, what group of people would be considered the most credible witnesses and what group of people would be considered the least credible witnesses?
  4. Do you find these arguments convincing? Explain.

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