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To: blasater1960

I will try and find the scriptures for what you said...I guess what I was referring to is that Jesus resurrection was not raising from the dead to life then death again..My understanding is that the resurrection of other’s was they eventually did die again like Lazarus....

There is writings about the dead being raised after Jesus’s resurrection and many in Jerusalem were eye witnesses to these resurrected souls, but again they did eventually die...But I am going to do more research!
Thanks!


32 posted on 01/23/2011 6:27:13 PM PST by TaraP (An APPEASER is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last)
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To: TaraP; blasater1960; jjotto
I will try and find the scriptures for what you said...I guess what I was referring to is that Jesus resurrection was not raising from the dead to life then death again..My understanding is that the resurrection of other’s was they eventually did die again like Lazarus....

“And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:” (Heb. 9:27).

There is writings about the dead being raised after Jesus’s resurrection and many in Jerusalem were eye witnesses to these resurrected souls, but again they did eventually die...But I am going to do more research! Thanks!

The Jewish historian Flavius Josephus, writing during the second half of the first century AD, produced two major works: History of the Jewish War and Antiquities of the Jews, and he had not one word to say about this most extraordinary occurrence. Fifty days after the alleged event, Peter was giving a speech recorded in Acts 2, but said nothing about the saints rising. Paul, who spoke at great length (1 Corinthians 15) to convince his listeners that Yehoshua's resurrection had occurred, had nothing to say about it either.

The appearance of these bodies "unto many" must have been the sensation of a lifetime for the residents of Jerusalem. If this remarkable event actually happened, why did only Matthew report it? About twenty percent of the gospels is repetition so it is not as if New Testament writers did not like to repeat what others have written; repetition of the most mundane events occurs everywhere, so why didn't Mark, Luke, John, Peter, or Paul write about the dead bodies of the saints marching through Jerusalem, appearing unto many?

Also, how come Matthew doesn't think we should know the names of the saints that rose from their graves? Why doesn't he tell us with whom the bodies of the saints met, and what they said--assuming they said anything, and where they went after their appearance unto the many? Did the bodies of the saints dutifully return to their graves after a polite visit, or did they remain for years among the residents of Jerusalem? Is there proof for this event that has so many unanswerable questions?

38 posted on 01/24/2011 3:56:49 AM PST by Netizen
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