“He is not here; for He is risen.”
The very heart of the gospel is that Jesus Christ died for our sins, was buried, and rose the third day exactly as the Scriptures report. Jesus was not just in the grave for an hour, or a day, or two days, but literally three days and nights just as He prophesied. How then, could Jesus have died on Friday afternoon and been resurrected at sunrise on Sunday morning? Why is the resurrection of Jesus Christ so vitally important to our faith? What is Jesus’ resurrection body like? What will our resurrected bodies be like? What is the New Testament ordinance for celebrating and remembering Christ’s death and resurrection? Why did the church choose Friday as the day of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion? When and why did church tradition begin to celebrate Easter as a symbol of Jesus’ crucifixion, death, and resurrection?
This book examines the resurrection presenting both Old and New Testament Scriptures to establish a time line leading up to the crucifixion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.