Is there such a thing as resurrection? Many in our
world say, “No!” They believe you have only this
life to live and then you fade into nonexistence.
However, much of the Bible is dedicated to proving
the truth of resurrection. There are several
resurrection stories with thousands of witnesses.
God desperately wants to convince us that
resurrection is certain.
Jesus staked His entire reputation on the
Resurrection -- if it didn’t happen, everything that
Jesus said and did is open to question. If it never
happened, Christianity collapses into mythology
along side of Bigfoot monsters and UFO’s.
Paul said in 1 Corinthians 15:17: “If Christ has not
been raised, your faith is worthless.” The
Resurrection is either one of the most wicked,
heartless, vicious hoaxes ever pulled on people of
faith or it is the most fantastic fact one has ever
Many in our time would want you to believe that no
one with an education or what they call a “free
thinker” would accept the idea of life after death.
That kind of teaching is for the simple. Not true!
Winston Churchill chose to believe. Churchill
arranged his own funeral. There were stately hymns
and an impressive liturgy. But at the end of the
service, Churchill had an unusual event planned. A
bugler high in the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral on
one side played Taps, the universal signal that the
day is over. There was a pause. Then a bugler on the
other side played Reveille, the military wake-up
It was Churchill's way of
communicating that, while we say "Good night" here,
it's "Good morning" up there. Now why would he do
that? Because he believed in Jesus Christ, who said
"I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes
in me though he were dead, yet shall he live."