Ask a Pastor Column
Presenting biblical answers to tough questions
May 5, 2022
Q: If the Bible is supposed to be 100 percent true, why do the four gospels give such different accounts of the resurrection? They can’t all be right!
A: Actually, they can! It is extremely common for witnesses of an event to present confusing and (seemingly) contradictory accounts. Police investigators are reassured by this! If they get a bunch of word-perfect, identical accounts, all it proves is the witnesses agreed on their story beforehand! So then, let’s examine some details from these accounts and see if we can’t bring them together.
Matthew testifies that Mary...