TagDeath and Resurrection

What happened to Pontius Pilate after Jesus’ death?


He was removed from being Roman governor of Judea in around 36 AD and returned to Rome in some disgrace, where according to some he committed suicide, but more likely he simply faded out of public life. What happened to Pilate on the day of the crucifixion after Jesus died? The Gospel of Matthew tells us is that after Jesus died on the cross, a rich man called Joseph of Arimathea, a disciple of...

Resurrection in Judaism and Christianity


Resurrection, re-incarnation or rotting in the ground – what happens after death? What does the Torah / traditional / modern Judaism say about the resurrection? Is New Testament teaching compatible with this? The Sadducees and the Pharisees – how Jesus pitched into their debate about the resurrection of the dead (Matthew 22). The Hebrew Bible and resurrection: ‘I know that my Redeemer lives …...

The work of fellowship


42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and in prayers.Acts 2.42 He says we’re going to continue in fellowship. Fellowship means, basically, what we’re doing now, meeting together in the name of Jesus, having fellowship one with another. In these times, there are tremendous pressures for people not to meet...