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How do we know for sure that Jesus was resurrected?

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Because it was witnessed and written about in the bible. And the bible has been proven true to me.

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I agree. Many people don't realize the importance of the answer to that question. This magazine explains how we know that the resurrection wasn’t just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of Jesus’ death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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Thanks. But are you aware of what else is going on at that time?
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Your welcome. What are you referring to?
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By faith alone you are saved.

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Amen, great answer!!
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Your right, we definitely have to have faith in God and his word the Bible. Many people don't realize the importance of knowing the answer to that question. This article explains how we know that the resurrection wasn't just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That sat is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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The resurrection myth of Jesus is simply a retelling of the resurrection myth of Zarathustra.

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Many people saw him after his resurrection. He walked the earth for 40 days. Are you calling them all liars?
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Most likely thats what he's doing, bigred, but at least there's people like us that know what's real
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Red, the only source that speaks of those "witnesses" is the bible, not a very unbiased source now is it.
CLT, that is not what's "real", had you said "the truth" your statement would be acceptable.
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thank you for the tip, caluvox
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@ nigelhorne: Thanks for your thought. Do u believe in God and/ the Bible?
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I am sorry that you believe it's all a myth. I would hope that some day you will have faith and be saved. Until then - peace.
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Though the Holy Spirit and God's Word.

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So true,
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James did your answer get deleted off my question? Can't see it.
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Must have....
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I don't know did I?
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Your right, but also it requires us to have faith. Many people don't realize the importance of knowing the answer to this question. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Also, here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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The only person who is said to have been convinced through his reason was "Doubting Thomas". For the rest it is faith...

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I agree that faith is needed in God and his word the Bible. Many people don't realize the importance of knowing the answer to this question. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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We don't. That's just it. Religion is a funny thing and a lot of it seems impossible. If we believe any of it is our choice.

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Do you personally believe that Jesus was resurrected?
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If you believe the bible then it was witnessed my people. But if not there isn't any I know of. But I believe it's true. You just have to have faith.

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Absolutely, faith is needed in both God and his word the Bible. Many people don't realize the importance of knowing the answer to this question. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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The New Testament has hundreds of manuscripts from at least 60 A D. These writers were eye witnesses of Jesus 's ressurrected body. Most significient is that after they saw His body arisen .... They were willing to die in order to spread the gospel.
FAITH and HOPE and HEAVEN are the rewards of US who DO believe.
I believe 100%. Therefore my home is in heaven.

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Great answer, Betty!! :-)
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Its a book there's diffrent stories people wrote it not witnesses
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Wrong.. They were real witnesses
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Hundred of manuscripts? There are about 2,000 manuscripts if the NT, to be more accurate, and there are more differences between them than there are words in the NT!
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No Lior .. Not true
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@ bettyeckles: It does in fact require us to display faith in God and his word the Bible. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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For centuries there have been scholars and laypeople alike that have tried to disprove the Bible, none have had any success. With approximately 1500 prophecies, that were written throughout different centuries, that have come to pass; making it the most accurate book ever written, it makes it a very viable source of truth of Jesus' resurrection. Along with that, He will make himself known to ANY who sincerely seek Him! Pray for God to give you guidance and direction any time you have these kinds of questions and He will be faithful to do so, He wants to have a relationship with each and every one of us, to show Himself and His love for us-to us! God bless!!

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Gives us such hope.. Great answer
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Thank you,Betty!
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@ stevechrisman: I agree, that's a good response and very true. This article explains how we know know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an Important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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Because it says so.

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Right, so, it requires faith in God and his word the Bible. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an imporatnt annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. That date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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Ew lol.
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There is sufficient historical evidence in the Gospels and epistles found in the New Testament to very reasonably support the resurrection of Jesus.The New Testament documents were written by eyewitnesses and have been transmitted from the original writings to the copies with extreme accuracy. Therefore, the issue is with the content of the Gospels. So, the evidence of the resurrection of Jesus is found in the eyewitness accounts recorded in the Gospels. The writers were not evil people who wanted to deceive anyone. They claimed to have seen the risen Lord. As a result, their lives were changed because of the resurrection of Jesus, the risen Lord! They risked life and limb for what they saw, not for what someone merely told them. So, we can be sure of the resurrection when we look at the New Testament documents and what is recorded in them. http://carm.org/questions/about-jesus/how-can-we-be-sure-resurrection-jesus

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Transmitted from the original manuscript with great accuracy?!? Are you joking?!?
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The original manuscripts of the Bible are either lost, hidden, or no longer in existence. What we do have is tens of thousands of copies of the original manuscripts dating from the 1st to the 15th centuries A.D. (for the New Testament) and dating from the 4th century B.C. to the 15th century A.D. (for the Old Testament).
Any unbiased document scholar will agree that the Bible has been remarkably well-preserved over the centuries. Copies of the Bible dating to the 14th century A.D. are nearly identical in content to copies from the 3rd century A.D. When the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered, scholars were shocked to see how similar they were to other ancient copies of the Old Testament, even though the Dead Sea Scrolls were hundreds of years older than anything previously discovered. Even many hardened skeptics and critics of the Bible admit that the Bible has been transmitted over the centuries far more accurately than any other ancient document.
Read more: http://www.gotquestions.org/Bible-corrupted.html#ixzz2MQeL5SW2
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@ Strawberrygirl: So we must display faith in God and his word the Bible. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection is not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. This date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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Have a personal relationship with Him, Jesus, and find out for your self, Jesus is alive!!!

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I agree that Jesus is alive, but a lot of people don't see the importance of that question. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Also, here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an mportant annual observance being held worldwide on March 26. This date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explains how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by confessing with your mouth that you are saved. (Romans 10:9, 10 NLT)=================================For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures: And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. Now if Christ be preached that he rose from the dead, how say some among you that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there be no resurrection of the dead, then is Christ not risen: And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain. Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be that the dead rise not. For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised: And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. (1 Corinthians 15:3-8, 12-19 KJV)

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Absolutely. Faith is required. This article explains how we know Jesus' resurrection was not just a hoax, http://download.jw.org/files/media_magazines/a4/wp_E_20130301.pdf. Here's an invitation for you and your family to attend an important manual observance being held worldwide on March 26. This date is the anniversary of Jesus' death. A free Bible talk will be given that explain how his death helps us, http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/.
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Not only are we not sure he resurrected, we can be sure he did not. The accounts in the NT are late additions that did not appear in the original gospels (like the account in Mark which virtually all agree is a late forgery that the author of Mark did not write), or totally unacceptable later accounts, written after the last people knowing Jesus personally already died. I ask my friends who accept the NT as inerrant: even if Mark, say, is inerrant, if much later some scribe added a paragraph at the end, is that still inerrant even if Mark never wrote it? What's likely to have happened is that some of his followers stole Jesus's body from the tomb. It was found that the tomb was empty. The rest is just myth that started spreading and grew way out if control.

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God disposed of Moses' body, how much more so would he not allow Jesus', his own son, body to decay into dust. (Deut. 34:5,6) Mark's Gospel was already in circulation among Christians by the middle of the second century. It's appearance in all the early catalogs of the Christian Greek Scriptures confirms the authenticity of Mark's Gospel. Mark's account is in harmony with the other Gospels, as well as, all the Holy Scriptures from Genesis to Revelation.
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Moses was buried, but the location of his tomb is bit known. It was never argued his body did not decay! As for Mark, the oldest and most reliable manuscripts end on verse 8 of chapter 16. Virtually all agree that anything after verse 8 is a late addition, not written by Mark.
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Location is unknown... Autocorrect
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If you read the bible, not regurgitate it with a pre-conclusion, and you put it all together rather than cherry pick, you will discover that Jesus never died. It was all a set up, he never rose from the dead.

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That's interesting, what are you basing your beliefs on?
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In order to determine and know if Jesus was resurrected, you would first have to show he lived in the first place, which there is not one reliable piece of evidence. So to answer your question directly, no there is no way to know Jesus was resurrected, because we don't even know for sure he even lived. Many above me have stated it was written down in the bible, but, those gospels were not known to Paul, who wrote most of the NT, and as well were written some 40-50 years after the supposed death of Jesus, They also have no record of who really wrote them. The bible is not a reliable source of evidence, as it is really only a witness for it's self with no corroborating sources.

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Do you believe in God, despite your disbelief in the Bible?
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No I do not, there is n o evidence for any sort of God. Sorry it took so long to respond, I've been traveling the last 2 days
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Oooo, I love traveling. I hope you had a good trip.
I think we have good reason to believe that there is a god. Take for instance your body. Look at your hands. Their probably holding an electronic device, so your arms are no doubt bent to keep it the right distance from your eyes. Each finger is exerting just enough pressure to prevent the device from falling. Did you think all this out before you started to read? Of course not. Your body organized the whole thing for you, with just a minimum of decision-making by you. All the while without you giving it much thought, your heart is pumping, sending blood on a complicated journey through your body, taking things where they need to go and waste where it needs to go. The list goes on and this I just considering the body. The technology of the body is far more advanced than anything man has created. It's like coming across an amazing house in the woods. You wouldn't just assume that it has no creator.
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You feel a breeze, so that means there's a fan blowing somewhere? No, that is not evidence for a god, it actually is circular logic and it does not work.

I travel for work and am pretty much on the road 365, but we were on our way from Calif to WI, long trip.... too long.
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Well, that's not the fun i was thinking of. That's actually pretty rough. I know some people who have worked for AMCI, which is very similar, for a couple of years and most of them are just like they have no life because their on the road so much.

So, what do you believe, when it comes to creation? Is there a particular reason for not believing in God?
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I actually enjoy the traveling, my wife travels with me, my kids are grown up and moved out. So I really have nothing holding me from moving around. I get to see the country and get paid for it.

As far as creation, I find no evidence for creation outside of the logic you presented above which is not evidence at all only faith. Science has presented loads of evidence for evolution and the big bang theory. Although it is not a finished science and is constantly being adjusted with new found evidence. For instance they used to think the Neanderthals were part of out past but trough DNA research discovered they were a different branch of humans not related to us at all.
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Now that's pretty cool, your wife being able to travel with. So you definitely have good circumstances for the job.

I think it's interesting that some scientists believe that the universe created itself, yet they can't explain how this could be possible, as stated by Andrew Linde, one of the originators of the inflationary version of the Big Bang theory. Sadly, some researchers have been known to push certain ideas due to egos, money, and the need for media attention.

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I don't think we can. It's like a game of Telephone. Of course, in this case, there have been hundreds of years passing and millions (or perhaps billions) of people retelling the story, whereas a typical game of Telephone consists of a few people and takes fifteen minutes... If we can completely screw up a story during ONE game of Telephone, who knows how reliable a story could be when hundreds of years have past since it was first supposedly witnessed.

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Do you believe in God despite your disbelief in the Bible?
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Just asking. Based on your response to the question I'm assuming that you don't.
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I do, but my beliefs regarding Christianity are a bit fuzzy. There's some good stuff in the Bible, but there's also some fooey...
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