Did Jesus die on the cross or survive crucifixion?
The scriptures declare that He died on the cross.
At present time this is an impossible question to answer. If you are Christian and believe that what is written in the Bible is literally what happened, then the answer is yes. If you are an empiricist, then you will probably want to see definitive forensic evidence. The long and short of it is that it's a matter of personal belief.
Oh yes He definitely survived and then went to find the disciples for a game of five-a-side soccer. Peter was the ref and John and Joseph of Aremathea were the linesmen.
Pontius Pilate and the Jews didn't watch the game!
Where do these people find their questions; on second thoughts, don't even go there!!!!!
Jesus did not die a cursed death on Cross; he survived and went to India and the neighbring countries to spread his message to the lost ten tribes of the house of Israel who resided there.
I am an Ahmadi peaceful Muslim
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