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Topic: Jesus Resurrection

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Jesus Born Again: What could it mean for someone to say that Jesus was born again? [Revelation 1:5, Colossians 1:18].
Sorting Through Deception: How does one learn to sort through all the lies and nonsense being put upon us?

Jesus' Resurrection: Comments about the timing of Jesus' resurrection-presenting it as about an hour before sunset on Saturday. [John 19:31, Daniel 9:27, Genesis 1].

The Significance of Twilight: If we really study "Twilight", could we know exactly when Christ rose from the dead?

The Controversy of the 3 Days in the Tomb: What do you think of my idea about why the 3 days for the resurrection doesn't really add up to 3 days? [I Corinthians 15:4].

The Number Nights in the Tomb: How do you resolve the seeming contradiction between "3 days and 3 nights" and Jesus rising on the third day? [I Corinthians 1:4, Jonah 2-3].

Crucifixion and the Resurrection Necessary: Does scripture teach that both the crucifixion and the resurrection necessary for our salvation? [Romans 10:9, Titus 2:14].

Gospels Variation on the Thief at the Cross: Regarding the crucifixion, why are the gospel records different in telling us about one thief who repented?
The Number of Days in the Tomb: Would you clarify the various ways to see when Jesus was crucified, His time in the tomb and His Resurrection and how it comes out to 3 days? [I Corinthians 15:4, Matthew 12:40].

Cults & Religion: What sets Christianity apart from other religions and cults? What is the evidence?
Two Disciples Were Martyrs: Aren't there only two disciples that died as martyrs? [2 Peter 2].

Jesus' Post Resurrection Appearances: Could you help me with the chronology of Jesus' post resurrection appearances? [Luke 24:49, Matthew 28:16, Acts 1, John 20-21].
Holy Spirit's Coming: How do you compare when Jesus said, "receive the Holy Spirit" and the events of the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost? [John 20:22, Acts 2:4-8, Ephesians 5:18].

Caller Attempting to Disprove Christianity: A non-believer presents his postulates about the necessity of proving ones' genealogy from David without such the fallacy of Christianity would be proven. An discussion ensues about what makes him hesitant to follow Jesus. [Matthew 1:1].
Comment on Coronavirus/ COVID-19; Non-believing caller comments on the Coronavirus/ COVID-19 pandemic:

Best Evidences of Jesus' Resurrection: What are the best evidences for the resurrection of Jesus? [1 Peter 3:15, I Corinthians 15:6].

Significance of Three Days in Tomb: Do you think that the three days for the time in the tomb has significance because typically the 4th day, bodies tend to decompose, and the Bible says His body would not see corruption? [Psalm 16:9-11].

Three Days in the Grave: Is there a reason why Jesus was in the grave for three days, specifically, rather than some other length of time?

Between the Resurrection & the Ascension: After the resurrection and before the ascension, did Jesus go back and forth between heaven and earth sometimes?
Mary-Don't Cling: What about when Jesus told Mary not to cling to Him? [John 20:17]
Fruit Fruit of Jesus: What about the verses about Jesus as the first fruit, does it indicate that Jesus went back and forth between earth and heaven? [I Corinthians 15:20].

Jesus as the only Way: Can we absolutely prove that Jesus is the ONLY way to heaven amidst all the world religions that are out there?

Decay of Bodies on Resurrection Day: Does scripture indicate that there would be no decay of the body of Christ? And what happened to the others that rose on Resurrection Day? [Hosea 11, Psalm 16, Acts 2, 13].

Resurrection Body: Do I have this right, that Jesus received a perfect human resurrected body, but He is also God ... and we will also receive a like body? [I Corinthians 15, Philippians 3:21, Revelation 21:4].

Jesus's Blood on the Mercy Seat: Does the Bible indicate that Jesus literally went to heaven to sprinkle His blood on the mercy seat? Or is it symbolic? [Hebrews 9].

Do Not Cling to Me: Why did Jesus tell Mary not to cling to Him, and yet, he tells Thomas to touch him to verify his presence? [John 20:17, 27].
Jesus' Blood on the Mercy Seat: What does the sprinkling of blood-after the resurrection-on the mercy seat signify? [Hebrews 9].

Virgin Birth: Why does the book of Mark not mention the virgin birth? [John 1:14].
Many Came Out of Their Graves: In Matthew, it is mentioned that many came out of the graves, is this possibly an interpolation (adding of text)? [Matthew 27:52-53].

People resurrected during Jesus' Resurrection: What actually happened in this passage of Scripture? Why were they resurrected? What happened to them? [Matthew 27:51-53]

Don't Cling to Me: What did Jesus mean when he said to Mary, "Don't cling to Me"? [John 20:17].

Jesus's Tomb: What was the nature of the wrappings that were put around Jesus while he was in the tomb? Could Jesus have passed through the stone, rather than requiring it to be rolled away?

The Tomb: Regarding the 3 days and 3 nights controversy, how do you resolve the idea of the crucifixion on Friday, and the Sunday morning resurrection?

Jesus' Witnesses after His Resurrection: Jesus was only seen by fellow Christians between the time of His resurrection & His ascension? [John 14:19-21, 1 Corinthians 15]

Jesus' Blood on the Mercy Seat: Did Jesus spread His own blood on the mercy seat in heaven right after His resurrection?

Jesus' Blood: Where did Jesus take his blood, and why? [Hebrews 9:12].

Jesus after the Resurrection: What happened to Jesus after He rose from the dead? How long was He still down here after He rose?

Glorifying the Gospel by Jesus' Death: Jesus glorifying God by His Death, is that the purpose of the gospel? What about the Resurrection? Isn't that more important?

The Resurrection during Jesus Resurrection: Why aren't the people who were resurrected, when Jesus was, spoken of elsewhere or more? What happened to them? Did they die again? [Matthew 27:52-53]

Events Surrounding the Jesus' Crucifixion: Caller thinks the righteous people being raised out of the grave, the sun darkening, the earthquake happening, the curtain of the temple being torn in 2, all these events are the "great tribulation" that Jesus was talking about. [Matthew 27]

Jesus Resurrection: Jesus' Resurrection happened on a Wednesday & rose on Saturday night, according to this caller.

Differing Accounts of Jesus' Resurrections: How do you harmonize the differing accounts of the gospels' accounts of the resurrection?

Jesus' Old Flesh: What happened to Jesus' flesh after He was resurrected?

Soul, Spirit & Body: I've been being taught that our soul/spirit & body are all one unit, all part of the same thing. What do you think?
Resurrected Bodies: What are our resurrected bodies going to be like? Are Jesus' scars from His hand & side going to be gone?

Abraham's Bosom: Does abraham's bosom still exist? Did all the people who were resurrected during Jesus' resurrection come from Abraham's Bosom?

Jesus not being Ressurected: Was there any danger of Jesus not being resurrected?

Son of God: Is the term, "Son of God" used differently during the few times it's used in the Bible? [Acts 13:33, Psalms 2:7, Luke 1:35]

Resurrection being symbolic: Bahai belief that Jesus’s resurrection was symbolic, how is this argued?

3 Days & 3 Nights: What do you think about all these untraditional views of when the crucifixion & resurrection happened on different days?

Jesus' Resurrection: After Jesus' Resurrection, James was allowed to see Jesus even though he didn't believe in Him at the time & only fellow believers got to, but the reason is probably because James was his brother.

Jesus Body at His Return: When Jesus rose from the dead, did He have the same body He had before He came down here or a newly glorified body? Will Jesus have the same body He had at His resurrection when He returns? [Acts 1:9-11]

Jesus' Uniqueness Over other Leaders: Jesus taught the same thing as leaders of other major religions, like do unto others as you'd want to be done, so is Jesus real?

Jesus didn't Himself Ascend to Heaven until 40 days later: Jesus told the thief on the cross that he'd be w/ Him in paradise, but Jesus Himself didn't go until 40 days later, so how was this true?

Sin, Righteousness, Judgment, Death, Burial & Resurrection: These are main constructs of the gospel, but is there anything else that needs to be preached? [John 16:8, 1 Corinthians 15:4, 1 Corinthians 2:2]

Jesus Rising Again: What does it mean that Jesus rose again, why "again"?
Abortion & Science: What happened to all the harvest videos from planned parenthood?

Information about Jesus other than the Bible: Is there anywhere else besides the Bible that has an account of Jesus being born, His ministry, His death & resurrection?

Jesus being around for 40 days after Resurrection: 40 days after Resurrection.

The Transfiguration: During the transfiguration, when Jesus was transfigured, did that represent the resurrected body, & why Moses & Elijah?

King James Version of the Bible: The King James Version (KJV) translation the best version?
Agape, Agape, Phileo Me: When Jesus was asking Peter if He loved Him, it was different the 3rd time?

Jesus after His Resurrection: When did Jesus get His heavenly body? Did He go back to heaven in His earthly body? Why did He tell Mary not to touch Him, but it was okay for Thomas to do so, so what was the difference? John 20:17, John 20:27]

Thief on the Cross: Did Jesus & the thief on the cross go to heaven the very day they died?
Jesus' Reconciliation with God: Was Jesus reconciled w/ God at His death or at the resurrection? [Romans 4:23-25, Galatians 3:14-15]

Resurrection of Jesus evidenced by Growth of Church: Is a good argument for proof of the resurrection of Jesus Christ the rapid growth of the church?

Jesus' Resurrection: Why did Jesus have to be resurrected? To conquer both spiritual & physical death?
Jews & Isaiah 53: If Jews don't believe that Jesus was Messiah, how do they interpret scriptures like Isaiah 53? [Isaiah 53]
Saved by Animal Sacrifice in the OT: Were the Jews saved by Animal Sacrifice in the Old Testament?

Jesus' Body not Decaying: So caller thinks the shorter time of Jesus' death & resurrection, not 3 complete days, is more accurate because it says in the Bible His body would not be corrupted, that is, so He wouldn't decay that much. What does Steve think of that idea? [Acts 2:27]

People Resurrected during Jesus' Resurrection or Death: What exactly happened here during the resurrection of all the people?
Atheist on his Deathbed: A caller's friend is on his deathbed & doesn't believe in God, telling the caller that he needs to read the book, "The Tao of Physics", basically describing the Law of thermodynamics, all matter or energy is transferred.

2 Angels & 2 Cherubs: Mary went saw 2 angels at the sepulcher, one at the head & feet, any correlation in one cherub at the head & feet of the mercy seat? [John 20:12, Exodus 25:19]

Kingdom of God Now or Later: Is the Kingdom of God right now or not until the future yet? Didn't it officially come into being right before the death of Christ on the cross, because during the Lord's Supper He said He wasn't going to take it, & even rejected it once on the cross, but right before He died, He accepted it, so was that establishing the Kingdom right then? [Matthew 26:29, Matthew 27:34, Matthew 27:48, Luke 22:15-16]

Saturday Night or Sunday: When Eutychus fell out of the window after Paul was preaching for such a long time, it says the "first day of the week", but wasn't it actually Saturday night in Jewish reckoning? [Acts 20:9]
Jesus Invisible during the 40 Days: Where was Jesus at after His resurrection for the 40 days when they couldn't actually see Him?

Timeline of the Crucifixion: What is the timeline of the crucifixion, death & resurrection of Jesus?

Order of Appearances of Jesus after His Resurrection: can you tell me the order of the events of the resurrection appearances of Jesus?
Jesus' Glorified Body: Was Jesus' resurrected body the same as His other body?

Resurrection of people at the time Jesus rose: What can you tell me about the people who were resurrected at the same time Jesus was? [Matthew 27:51-53]

Souls & Spirits: What exactly happened during the resurrection of people rising the same time Jesus did? Were there spirits & souls in the them? What does this have to do w/ soul sleep, a conscience existence, etc.? [Matthew 27:52-53]

No Resurrection, Most Miserable: If there was no resurrection, WHY would we be so pitied? [1 Corinthians 15:17-19]
Spiritual Bodies: Why are we pitied though? We could be in Heaven in spiritual bodies?

Saints Who Were Resurrected: Who were the saints who were resurrected at the same time Jesus was? [Matthew 27:51-53]

Believing Existence of God: Listener really wants to believe in God but needs more evidence, especially when a lack of answered prayer & miracles happen.

"Who do you say that I Am?": Why did Jesus so often say not to tell anyone about Him or something He did, yet in other places He wants to proclaim who He is? What were the disciples preaching since Jesus hadn't been resurrected yet? [Mark 8:27-30, Matthew 11:1]

Passover, Jesus' Death & Resurrection: How do we get 3 literal days & nights in Jesus' Death to His Resurrection? Does it have something to do w/ the Passover?
Spirit & Soul: Is there a distinction between the Spirit & the Soul? How does that relate to the Holy Spirt?

Baptism: Were people baptized in the Old Testament? Why was John the Baptist baptizing people? What is the reason WE get baptized, to identify w/ the death & resurrection of Jesus Christ?

Jesus Being Resurrected: Why was it necessary for Jesus be resurrected? Why wasn't just the death on the cross enough? Why not just go to heaven spiritually?

Jesus being in the Heart of the Earth: Caller wants to give a view about Matthew 12:39-40. Literal 3 days & 3 nights Jesus being in the tomb discussion. [Matthew 12:39-40]

Jesus' Resurrection: What day of the week was Jesus crucified if He was supposed to not have risen until the 3rd day, which most people believe to be Sunday morning?

People coming out of Graves: Caller is impressed w/ the resurrection that took plce of a whole bunch people during Jesus' resurrection & wants to know why it isn't mentioned more, somewhere else. [Matthew 27:52-54]

Antinomianism & Arminianism: Are Antinomianism & Arminianism complete opposites? (Calvinism & Arminianism & Antinomianism & legalism are what he meant.)
Jesus' Authority: Was Jesus' position of Authority different after His resurrection than it was before it?

Can't Enter Gate of the City: Where are the wicked? [Revelation 22:14-15]
Entering only through Jesus' Blood: We can only enter the gate with the blood of Jesus!

Jesus Glorified: When was Jesus glorified?
Moving Mountains: Jesus wasn't really saying He was expecting us to move mountains just because we had a strong faith, was He?

Begotten: The word "begotten", does that mean Jesus being begotten from the God the Father like it seems to say in some places of the Bible or is it when He was resurrected? [John 3:16]
Shane Willard: Do you know anything about a Shane Willard? He uses Rabbinical Orthodox Judaism to flush out the New Testament.

Believing in Jesus if born today: Caller rehashing the call that happened the day before about if Jesus was born today, coming up w/ a theory of what the caller meant.

Resurrection of Saints during Jesus' Resurrection: I'm a little confused about what happened involving the people who were resurrected during Jesus resurrection. Can you help me out? [Matthew 27:51-53]
Apostle's Creed & Jesus 3 Days in Hell: Why does the Apostle's Creed say that Jesus descended into hell during His death? [1 Peter 3:18-20]

Touch Me not: Why couldn't Mary touch Jesus after His resurrection? Doesn't that mean He wasn't in Heaven during those 3 days? [John 20:17]

Praying in the Garden of Gethsemane: If all the Apostles were sleeping when Jesus was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, who was witnessing it & writing it down?

The Resurrection: Can you explain the similarities of Daniel & Revelation about the resurrection of the dead? [Daniel 12:1-3, Revelation 20, John 5:28-29]
Daniel's People: It says in Daniel 12 about the resurrection of "his people", Daniel's people, the Jews, so is this talking about just them or them & Christians together? [Daniel 12]
Jesus' Resurrection: Do we have any idea how many people were raised with Jesus during His resurrection? [Matthew 27:52-53]

Jesus' Resurrection: What about the saints that rose with Jesus at His resurrection? Did they receive their resurrection bodies also? [Matthew 27:53-54]

Mary Couldn't Touch Jesus but others Could: Why was Mary prohibited from touching Jesus after the resurrection but the disciples were? [John 20:15-17, Matthew 28:9]
Augustine a Manichaean: Wasn't Augustine a Manichaean?

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