It’s essential to show that the Resurrection of Jesus is historically credible and believable after all the gospel depends upon the historical truth of this event. However, sometimes around Easter it can seem that this is the only thing worth considering.
As well as the many sermons that focus on the eye witness evidence for the resurrection there are often articles in news magazines or discussions with panellists at this point in the year which focus on whether these accounts are believable.
Part of the reason for this is because we are rational beings and if we are going to believe something as magnificent as a bodily resurrection then we want evidence.
I’m not sure who does the washing at Buckingham Palace but it’s fair to say that the dirty linen has been cleaned in public this week! As I watched the interview with Harry and Meghan I personally felt sad for the Queen but not surprised as the episode reminds us that in a fallen world certain struggles are true of life regardless of status. Continue reading “A Royal Rumpus”
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” (Keyser Soze – The Usual Suspects).
Sometimes for Christians the opposite is true where the devil is to blame for every negative experience in life. So the world views him as a bit of a joke and yet the bible take him seriously but what are his common tactics given that we are to neither underestimate or overestimate him ?