In 2002, a Methodist bishop spoke these words at the Iliff School of Theology: I affirm resurrection, the resurrection of Jesus. God’s essence cannot be...
The resurrection is not just important, it is of utmost importance because all that Christians believe and teach hinge on it. The resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the centerpiece of Christianity and the foundational truth of the gospel.
Why should I believe what Jesus says? Yes, Jesus says that people should believe the Hebrew scriptures, but what makes His opinion of any more value than the opinion of some other highly respected religious figure?