The Jesus I Never Knew - Part 2, Why He Came: Chapter 11, Resurrection: A Morning Beyond Belief Summary & Analysis

Philip Yancey
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Yancey begins his chapter on the resurrection of Jesus by recalling a time, during his childhood, when his kitten is killed. He remembers learning death is irreversible. The same is true, Yancey writes, when people die. Only Christ makes death reversible. According to Christian beliefs, after Jesus is crucified, He is buried in a tomb. Three days after His burial, Christ rises from the dead. The Bible states specific examples of encounters the disciples and others have with the risen Jesus. Later, Jesus ascends to be with His Father in heaven.

Understandably, many people try to discredit this story of resurrection. Yancey notes these doubters either dub the disciples as gullible followers who believe in ghost stories, or schemers trying to find a way to start their...

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