Are there questions in the Bible where you need clarification? In our next series, “I’ve Got Questions,” Part One, Pastor Mike will be addressing some difficult questions we may have. The question for today: “Is the Resurrection Real?”

5 Areas of Evidence

1). (The Four Gospel Writers)
> (The Women)——Matthew
> (The Eleven)——Mark
> (The Disciples @ Emmaus)——Luke
> (Mary)——John

2). (Other Eyewitnesses)

For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received, that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, and that He was buried, and that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that He appeared to Cephas and to the twelve. After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time…
1 Cor. 15:3-6a NASB

3). (The Rise of the Church)

“Men of Israel, listen to these words: Jesus the Nazarene, a man attested to you by God with miracles and wonders and signs which God performed through Him in your midst, just as you yourselves know—this Man, delivered over by the predetermined plan and foreknowledge of God, you nailed to a cross by the hands of godless men and put Him to death. But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held by its power.”
Acts 2:22-24 NASB

So then, those who had received his word were baptized; and that day there were added about three thousand souls.
Acts 2:41 NASB

4). (The deaths of His followers)
> (Stephen)
> (The Disciples)

5). (The Spread of His Message)
> (Philip)
> (Saul—Paul)
> (The Gentiles)

What does this mean for Me?