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Why Does the Resurrection Really Matter?

“Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die;” John 11:25 This word resurrection is the capstone of the Christian faith. There were many, in particular the Sadducees, who didn't believe in someone rising from the dead (Matt 22:23; Mark 12:18; Luke 20:27). The word resurrection literally means to be raised up. It's from the Greek word anastasis - which is where we get the word anesthesia, the stuff doctor's use to put people out before surgery. It's funny doctors would call the medicine that puts you to sleep, not wakes you up, anesthesia? I've found they're more people in the word trying to put us to sleep on the tr

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