Skip to comments.79% Believe Jesus Christ Rose from the Dead (According to Rasmussen Survey)
Posted on 04/11/2009 12:55:25 PM PDT by Zakeet
As Christians gather to celebrate Easter this Sunday, the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 88% of adults nationwide think the person known to history as Jesus Christ actually walked the earth 2,000 years ago. Thats up five points from a year ago. Today, 5% disagree and 7% are not sure.
Eighty-two percent (82%) also believe that Jesus Christ was the son of God who came to Earth and died for our sins. Another 10% think otherwise and 8% arent sure.
Nearly as many, 79% believe the central claim of the Christian faith--that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Only 10% say they do not believe the first Easter resurrection really happened, while 11% are not sure.
Overall, women tend to be stronger believers in Jesus Christ than men. Eighty-seven (87%) of women and 70% of men believe Jesus rose from the dead; 89% of women and 74% of men think he was the son of God; 91% of women and 85% of men believe he actually walked the earth.
Eighty-five percent (85%) of Catholics believe Jesus rose from the dead along with 86% of Protestants and 97% of Evangelical Christians. Eighty-nine percent (89%) of Catholics also think Jesus was the son of God. That view is shared by 90% of Protestants and 97% of Evangelical Christians. Finally, 87% of Catholics, 95% of Protestants and all Evangelical Christians surveyed believe that Jesus Christ walked the earth.
Among those who rarely or never attend church, 50% believe Jesus rose from the dead, 58% think he was the son of God and 72% say he walked the Earth.
While most adults are believers in Jesus Christ, just over half (56%) of adults say they will attend a church service to celebrate Jesus resurrection. Thirty-five percent (35%) have no intention of going to a service, while 9% are not sure if they will attend a service or not.
IMHO, this is an interesting poll with plenty of information to consider.
If close to 80% identify themselves as Christians, how can the democrat party win any elections?
but the 0ne said we aren’t a Christian Nation
and 21 percent answered “socialism.”
I know he did, it says it right here:
And Jesus began to say to them, "See to it that no one misleads you.
"Many will come in My name, saying, '(E)I am He!' and will mislead many.
Unfortunately, calling yourself a Christian and being one are two different things...a trap I myself fell into. But I'm working at it every day--these folks can, too.
Cuz the dems convinced them that Jesus was a “community organizer” just like you-know-who.
Tomorrow is the day that I get enough hope to last me for a whole year. I don’t need what Obama is selling.
Great grapic in post #1 ping....
This appears to be good news IMHO, but I would liked to see how many of those that claim to be believers, have been willing to risk condemning their soul, for supporting the killing of millions of innocent babies.
Raise you hand if you voted for Abortionist in Chief, Obama.
One might argue that those that do not believe in the sanctity of life, may not really believe in anything.
I don’t think its a good poll question
Even aetheist would answer believe jesus chris rose from the dead, because the question has two meaning. e.g According to the bible, yes Jesus Chris rose from the dead, but I don’t believe Jesus Chris exist
Obama just finished saying that we weren't a "Christian" nation.
Who are you going to believe? ---- The written word of a man that died about 2000 years ago, who's life was given in order for us to be forgiven, who was a poor carpenter that hated hypocrisy , cherished life, protected the innocent and who has hundreds of millions of followers......Who allowed himself to be tortured and murdered because of the responsibility he felt for all man and for his faith.
or a man that is so insecure about himself and the public persona he created that he can't even show the certificate of his birth, the grades he had in school or the fact that prior to this election had never has or been asked to take responsibility for any position that he believed in.
In 2000 more years Jesus Christ will still be remembered, honored and worshipped.... while Barama will be a trivial pursuit question about United States history's distant past. ... remembered by African Americans as well as the average African American remembers.. Dr. Daniel Williams or Ernest Just... what a joke we have for a TOTUS.
Spread the word for he has risen. Have a glorious Easter . Peace be to all your families.
Amen. I don't buy what Sham Wow! guy is selling either.
Is that you, resty? ;)
I just wish all 79 percent voted like they believed.
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This poll (82% believe Jesus Christ rose was resurrected from the dead) doesn’t make much sense.
If someone truly believes, as I do, they make every attempt to renew their mind and to seek the will of the God of the Bible.
It just doesn’t make sense to me that someone could say they believe in Jesus Christ as resurrected Son of God, but then go about living their lives as if that miracle never happened.
Rust are you posting under two different names?
Rust are you posting under two different names?
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