Jesus Resurrection Facts

  Jesus Resurrection Facts

Jesus' resurrection facts - What is the evidence?

When studying Jesus’ resurrection facts, we can ask ourselves three questions and see how the Bible answers them.

Jesus' resurrection facts – Three Important Questions

Was the tomb empty?
Matthew 28:5-8 says, “The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then go quickly and tell his disciples: “He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.” Now I have told you.’ So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.”

Did anyone see Jesus?

Jesus Appears to Cleopas and a disciple (Luke 24:13-35)
Jesus appears to all eleven disciples (John 20:26-31).
Jesus appears to seven disciples by the Sea of Galilee (John 21:1).
Jesus appears to about 500 disciples in Galilee and his half brother James (1 Corinthians 15:6-7)
Jesus appears to His half-brother James (1 Corinthians 15:7).
Jesus Appears to 10 Disciples (John 20:19-23)
Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene (John 20:11-18)
Jesus Appears to Thomas (John 20:24-31)

Did Jesus' resurrection impact His followers?
Jesus’ resurrection had a major impact on His disciples and followers. They went from fearful men to faithful ministers. They took the message of Jesus’ ministry, death, and resurrection to many areas of the world. Their lives were transformed. Many of them were martyred for their faith.

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