Christianity revolves around Christ’s resurrection from the dead, and every spring Christians around the world celebrate Easter to commemorate this event. The Bible has a lot a to say about this, with the word resurrection occurring 41 times in the New Testament. Still, there are some questions about the resurrection that the Bible does not answer.
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