Evidence for Easter

The sum of your word is truth (Ps 119:160a)

It is a known fact that Christianity hangs or falls on whether the events of that first Easter were indeed true as Christians claim. When looking for evidence to build ourselves up in the faith or in seeking to share what the Bible says with sceptics (apologetics-defending the faith) it is helpful to examine the evidence for Easter.

Popular apologist Lee Strobel (author of the Case for… series, including the Case for Easter), helpfully gives us 4 bite sized snippets to encourage and to share:

the 4 E’s of Easter

  1. Execution
  2. Early Accounts
  3. Empty Tomb
  4. Eye Witnesses