Faith & Self Defense

We are sharing daily posts about the core belief of Christianity as we approach Easter Sunday 2019. That core belief is the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth after His death on a Roman cross. Paul made the resurrection the Christian core belief in this truth claim –

“But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. Yes, and we are found false witnesses of God, because we have testified of God that He raised up Christ, whom He did not raise up—if in fact the dead do not rise. For if the dead do not rise, then Christ is not risen. And if Christ is not risen, your faith is futile; you are still in your sins! Then also those who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished…

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