Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Lecture giving the evidence that the Resurrection of Jesus, the miracle at the centre of the Christian faith, is an historical event.

The Resurrection of Jesus is the miracle which is at the centre of the Christian faith. If the Resurrection happened, miracles occur. This lecture considers whether the Resurrection of Jesus is an historical event, rather than a legendary invention. The lecture was given in Southampton in October 2011 during Bill Craig’s Reasonable Faith Tour.

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Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. ― C. S. Lewis

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

I was questioning the legitimacy of certain stories in the Bible.

What kind of God allows suffering?

Luke wrote his book to tell his friend Theophilus about Jesus (Luke 1:1-4)

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

How do we know Luke's account of the life of Jesus is reliable?

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

Resurrection: history or legend?

Doesn't science rule out miracles?

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Jesus knew he was going to die (Luke 18:31)

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 9

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Chapter 10

What do you think heaven is like?

How can an all powerful and loving God allow people to suffer?