The resurrection of Christ is the foundation of our beliefs as Christians. If it is not true, then we have nothing.
Here is an excerpt from Dr. David Platt's sermon called. "Risen". The whole thing is very powerful!
How do we know that is true? How do we know that’s what the cross is all about? Because of the resurrection. Because He rose from the grave, this validates everything He had said. This validates the picture of God saying, “Yes, the payment has been covered.” And this means He loves us deeply because though He had no sin in Him, He took your sin and my sin, our sin, upon Himself, and He paid the price that we would not have to pay it. That is deep love.
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