JERUSALEM DISPATCH — VI

TOMB IS EMPTY DESPITE SENTRIES;
WITNESSES TESTIFY JESUS IS RISEN
JERUSALEM (April 7) – The Roman Praetorian Guard issued conflicting reports today trying to explain how the virtually impregnable tomb of Jesus of Nazareth is empty. His followers proclaim he is risen, claiming sightings that verify his prediction of returning on the third day.

He was said to have been identified in several locations, the first as the Passover Shabat ended at sunrise. Local followers proclaimed themselves “Christians” and defied Sanhedrin discipline to share their news that Jesus “The Christ” has risen from the dead.

Guards at the scene were reportedly stunned at the sight of two men occupying the rock-hewn sepulcher in which Jesus’ body was sealed Friday before sunset.… Read More