Was Jesus really resurrected? Or was his resurrection merely a trick, an illusion or the result of an incorrect conclusion drawn by followers who looked in the wrong tomb? In this episode of Religion Today, which originally aired on KSL Radio on March 31, 2013, Martin Tanner discusses evidence for the resurrection and the nature of the resurrection.
Mormons must understand this topic. The resurrection is what caused Jesus’ early followers to spread his message throughout the world.
3 (False) Major Objections to Jesus’ Resurrection
Jesus is mythical figure: Did Jesus really live? YES.
Wrong tomb: Was the empty tomb that of someone other than than Jesus of Nazareth? NO.
Jesus only fainted: Did Jesus faint from loss of blood, then revived, and seen again by his apostles later? NO.
Martin Tanner discusses papyrus, early New Testament manuscripts, and the resurrection: