Critics say Jesus’ earthly life was filled with contradictions which provide reasonable cause to doubt the validity of what he did, taught and stood for. They also point to these inconsistencies as proof the Bible is not the unerring word of God.
Critics say the creation account is contradictory and unscientific - a collection of tales and imagination. Is this true? Does it actually reveal a profound secret?
Probably the most important event in all of biblical history is the resurrection of Jesus after his crucifixion. Then why does there seem to be so many discrepancies in the gospel record?
There are several Scriptures that seem to expose contradictions about God. These involve His actions, flaws in His character and general confusion about what He wants from us.
Looking at the Scriptures we find a complex and easily-confused story of how the resurrection works. Who gets resurrected? When does it happen? Is it all at once, one at a time or in groups? Are all those who are resurrected receiving the same treatment?
This is Part 2 in a series where we exhaustively address supposed contradictions in the Bible.