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The Resurrection of Jesus

Proof that the Resurrection Happened
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Matthew Phimphavong

on 19 December 2012

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Transcript of The Resurrection of Jesus

Scourging of Jesus Crucifixion of Jesus By the Jews and Romans The Trials of Jesus Gethsemane From the Findings of William Edwards MD, Wesley Gable Md, and Floyd Hosmer MS Scientific Proof Historical Proof From the Findings of Highly Acclaimed Doctors and Philosophers Around the World The Physical Death of Christ The Resurrection Proof that the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ Occurred The Resurrection and Death of Jesus Hematidrosis From Historians at the Time of Jesus After he was found in the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus of Nazareth underwent Jewish and Roman trials, was scourged, was sentenced to death by crucifixion, and was stabbed in the side with a spear. Modern medical interpretation of the historical evidence such as the Gospels and the Shroud of Turin indicates that Jesus was dead when taken down from the cross. Jesus, apparently knowing he would soon die, suffered great mental anguish and, described by Luke, Jesus began to sweat blood (hematidrosis).

Hematidrosis: -A very rare phenomenon
-Occurs in highly emotional states
-Hemorrhaging of sweat glands, skin becomes tender Jewish Trials: -Arrested soon after midnight
-Found guilty of blasphemy by Caiaphas and Sanhedrin
-Jesus was blindfolded, spat on, and punched while exhausted for being awake for so late and so long
-Sent to Romans for permission to execute Jesus Roman Trials:-Sent to Pontius Pilate and was found innocent, sent to Herod
-Herod didn't make any charges and sent him back to Pilate
-People demanded crucifixion, and to keep his job, Pilate gave the people what they wanted, even if it meant freeing Barrabas.

Health of Jesus: Between 9 PM Thursday and 9AM Friday, he had suffered great emotional stress (abandonment by Apostles) and a physical beating from the first trial. Jesus would have also been suffering from exhaustion because he had to walk 2.5 miles through the night. Romans used the flagrum, had iron balls and bone on it
Pain and blood loss set the stage for circulatory shock
Scourging of Jesus was particularly harsh
Significant blood loss because of tender skin from hematidrosis
Physical/Mental Abuse, lack of food, water, sleep left Jesus in a critical state even before Crucifixion After almost 3 days with almost no sleep, little food, and a thorough beating, Jesus was suffering from extreme exhaustion
The trip to Cavalry was only 1/4 mi. Yet fell 3 times because of his physical state
Jesus did not die from the nails or the lance in his side, he died from suffocation
When stabbed, both blood and water spilled out because preforation of bladder
Modern medical knowledge confirms Jesus did die Cornelius Tacitus- anti-Christian Roman Historian, said Jesus Existed
Thallus and Phlegon-Both confirmed the fact that the land went dark when Jesus was crucified.
Mara Bar-Serapion-wrote a letter to his son in which he describes how the Jews executed their King
Josephus-affirmed that Jesus was executed by Pilate and actually rose from the dead
The four Gospels The Empty Tomb of Jesus-No need to steal body, clothes were folded neatly
The Holy Women Eyewitnesses- If it was made up, author wouldn't have used women
Apostles' New-Found Courage- Influenced by seeing Jesus after his death
Large Crowd of Eyewitnesses-500 eyewitnesses saw the risen Jesus Christ at the same time
Conversion of Paul-most drastically changed life in the Bible, became Christianity's greatest Missionary
Disciples Died for Jesus-Since the Resurrection, thousands more have died for Jesus because they believed the resurrection is true
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