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Resurrection? Really? |

Resurrection? Really?

| Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:00 p.m

Maris Sanner in her April 13 letter “Resurrection is real” says the case is closed on Jesus’ resurrection. The case is not closed.

Read the Gospel accounts of the visit to the tomb; anyone can see they vary. They differ in how many women visited the tomb, the number of those seen outside or in the tomb and whether the women told anyone. After the alleged resurrection, accounts vary as to whom and where Jesus appeared and when he ascended.

That a body is not found is no proof of resurrection; it’s easy to dispose of a body. Just look at the discrepancies and separate reality from faith. That’s very difficult, as years are tied up in faith and its security and hope. Said Paul in 1 Corinthians 15:14, “If Christ is not risen again, our preaching is vain, and your faith is vain.”

Want to honor Jesus? Then answer Pilate’s question: “What is truth?” The one thing I took from Jesus was this: “For this was I born, and for this I came into the world; that I should give testimony to the truth” (John 18:37).

Bruce Braden

Carmel, Ind.

The writer, a Mt. Pleasant native, holds a master’s degree in personality theory and religion.

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