Topic: Resurrection

04.18.2014 by Greg Billingsley

Christ, The Cornerstone

On the Thursday night before Jesus’s crucifiction, Jesus ate the Passover meal with his disciples in what we have traditionally called the Last Supper. During this supper, many interesting (and even paradoxical) things happen – Jesus washing the disciples’ feet; Judas being identified as Jesus’s betrayer, apparently without the other disciples realization of it; and Jesus’s radical changes to the traditional Passover customs in instituting the Sacrement of the Lord’s Supper – but there has always been one seemingly normal thing that has stuck out to me. The singing of a hymn.

Topics: resurrection, christ's work, atonement



06.04.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Lifted By The Resurrection

In the final post of this series I discuss four things that the resurrection gives us for life: assurance, transformation, hope, and mission.

Topics: resurrection, christian life



04.28.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Alternate Theories To The Resurrection – The Legend Theory

So far we’ve looked at the belief in, theology of, witnesses to, and alternate “dead end” theories for the resurrection. This post will tackle the most common argument against the resurrection of Jesus Christ that is heard today - The Legend Theory.

Topics: resurrection, apologetics



04.19.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Alternate Theories To The Resurrection – Dead Ends

Throughout history belief in the resurrection has been critically met by skeptics and cynics alike. To a certain extent those critics have recognized that at least some of the historical evidence is trustworthy, but they still deny the resurrection of Jesus. In this post, we take a look at the four main alternate theories to the resurrection that have been so soundly refuted that they are no longer held in academia.

Topics: resurrection, apologetics



04.11.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Witnesses To The Resurrection

Now that we’ve covered what Christians believe about the resurrection and the theology behind that belief, let’s move to the apologetic of the resurrection and, specifically, to the witnesses of the resurrection.

Topics: resurrection, archeology, apologetics



04.03.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Theology Of The Resurrection

Is the resurrection important? What was the purpose of the resurrection? What did it mean? Why did it have to happen? In this post I’ll be discussing the theology behind Christ’s resurrection.

Topics: systematic theology, resurrection



04.02.2012 by Greg Billingsley

Belief In The Resurrection

What do Christians believe about the resurrection of Jesus Christ?

Topics: resurrection