If Christ Has Not Been Raised…

In 1Corinthians 15:14, the Apostle Paul stated “If Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is useless and so is your faith.” Reflecting on the truth of that passage gives rise to other realities that would have to logically follow if Christ has not been raised from death and is not alive. If Christ has not been raised, then: Untold millions of people have believed in a hoax for over 20 centuries.

If Christ has not been raised, then: The disciples and other original Christ followers, fabricated his appearances and then died willingly for what they knew was a lie.

If Christ has not been raised, then: Christ essentially committed suicide by not denying his claims to deity when he had the opportunity and willfully allowed himself to be crucified.

If Christ has not been raised, then: Christ was not really a great person and moral teacher. Instead he was history’s greatest deceiver and lunatic.
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