Test Question: Did Jesus Christ really rise from the dead ?
First importance, That Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures, that He was buried, that He was raised the third day in accordance with the scriptures'' ( 1 Corinthians 15:3).
Fact # 1. Jesus Christ was a real person.
Fact # 2. Jesus really died.
Roman soldiers did two things to make sure a crucifixion victim was really dead.
a. Break the victim's legs ( John 19:32).
b. Pierce the side with a spear ( John 19:34.
Fact # 3. Jesus was buried in a tomb ( Luke 23:50).
Fact # 4. The empty tomb ( John 20:2; Luke 24:3; Mark 16:6).
Fact # 5. Jesus Christ is risen from the dead. ( 1 Corinthians 15:5-8)