The Mustard Seed
Lutheran Student Fellowship
Thursday 3:30 pm
1st Sunday of each
PM in the SUB Chapel
Everyone is welcome!
Two events in life of Jesus are major stumbling blocks for many
His conception and His resurrection.
Since there is no way to verify from either history or science that
was miraculously conceived without any male sperm, skeptics don't waste
time by arguing against the Bible's claim that Jesus' mother was a
An obvious rational explanation is that Mary and Joseph were
But the Bible's claim concerning the resurrection, that is a problem
the skeptic. Even though it is biologically impossible for a
body that has been clinically dead for a day and a half to be
back to life, the historical evidence for the empty tomb is
Even Christ's enemies published an admission that the tomb was empty,
that His disciples stole the body.
The "stolen body" theory is most doubtful, since hardened Roman
guarded the tomb, while Jesus' disciples were so scared that they hid
fear that they would be killed just like their teacher.
if the disciples had stolen the body and then they claimed that Jesus
risen from the dead, that would mean they went out to die as martyrs
what they knew to be a lie. The "stolen body" theory does not
for the overwhelming personal eye-witness accounts of the resurrection,
does it explain how lives were forever changed for those who met the
Modern day critics of Christianity have concocted even more bizarre
to explain the empty tomb. Some claim that Jesus secretly had an
twin brother, and it was the brother who died on the cross in his
Another popular theory is that Jesus' disciples only imagined
he rose from the dead -- over 500 of them had the same
Of course the serious flaw in both of those theories is that the
of Christ could have easily proven that he was still dead by simply
The historical record documents that the enemies of Christ actually did
the tomb and verified that it was empty. Explaining how it became
has been the challenge. ...unless the eyewitnesses were telling
truth. And that would mean Jesus was also telling the truth when
said, "The Son of Man [Christ] did not come to
He came to serve others and to give His life as a ransom for many
(John 14:16 NCV) It would also validate the other claims
Bible makes about Christ.
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Christ Lutheran Church of the Deaf in Silver Spring. Please email
for time and place.
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announcements to the Lutheran Student Fellowship by email. If you
would like to be included, please send your email address to Ron.Friedrich@gallaudet.edu
Monday and Thursday
in Ely 118.
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