Bringing the Text to Life
Jesus’ resurrection is not so much an event to look at as one to look through.
AT A GLANCE:
Of the hundreds of prisoners who’ve been exonerated on the basis of DNA evidence since the Innocence Project began its work, almost 75 percent were originally convicted on the basis of eyewitness testimony. No surprise that Thomas, the intellectual among the disciples, refused to accept eyewitness testimony — unless it was his own.
For material based on today’s Acts text, see “Letter from a Jerusalem Jail,” April 7, 2013, at HomileticsOnline.com.
Many television stations throughout the country have what they call “Eyewitness News.”
But eyewitness news can be problematic. Is eyewitness news trustworthy? Can we believe everything we see?
One of the primary reasons Christians believe that Jesus was resurrected from the dead is because of eyewitness testimony. Without the eyewitness...