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Belief in the resurrection of Jesus has more to do with wishful thinking than with the historical facts

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Belief in the resurrection of Jesus has more to do with wishful thinking than with the historical facts, My belief in the resurrection is it was a hoax and more of a myth than a historical fact and that it was All pure imagination and wishful thinking however others may disagree with me and say why then Were women used as witnesses as they were unable to give evidence in a Jewish court of law I Believe That Jesus died and the disciples stole the body and made up the story. ...read more.

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to suffer be beaten take threatenings, jail, torture and even death could not silence them they Rejoiced that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name. It is impossible that the apostles Fabricated the resurrection because if the body of Jesus was available the Roman authorities would have Paraded his body for all to see. Christianity was spreading like a Wild fire and nothing could have Quenched that flame quicker than the body of Jesus Christ I also think ...read more.

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to hang him until the time of death up on the cross would of themselves of been put to death if the victim Came down alive so it was almost certain that Jesus was killed on the cross . Also a spear was put Through his side to make sure he was indeed dead. There is also a lot of facts suggesting that he died Such as the fact he was physical he could be touched and he could eat food. ...read more.

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