Is it possible to gain clarity amidst all the voices and opinions? Much of our success in engaging our culture with the gospel will rely on how well we are engaged with the gospel ourselves and how engaging we are with our culture.
Paul gives us an image of broken people, being held together not by the most precious metal of the earth, but by the most precious blood of heaven, poured out on our behalf, that we might be forgiven and have peace with God again.
Yes, miracles are to be approached with caution. But when the evidence is this significant, I think we need to ask the question is it really our minds that keep us from accepting the resurrection of Jesus, or could it be more a question of the heart?"
If Jesus died and stayed dead on that cross, we would have no reason to believe him. He would be just another wishful thinking man. But if he rose from the dead three days later, as he said he would, then we have every reason to believe him.