Contending for Easter Part 3: They Sought to Kill Him But Did They Succeed?


By Paul Buller

The Gospels in the New Testament all carry a narrative sub-plot that leads up to Jesus’ eventual execution. As John 5:18 reminds us, the authorities sought, “all the more to kill him.” History gives us very good reason to believe they succeeded, but there are skeptics out there. It is not uncommon to hear people offer a variety of revisionist historical accounts of what happened on that infamous Friday afternoon. Did Jesus really die?

To answer that question I built a time machine. (Read more…)