Before Christ’s resurrection, the disciples believed or practised in: Animal Sacrifice; Binding Law of Moses; Strict Monotheism; The Sabbath; Conquering Messiah; Circumcision.
After Christ’s resurrection, not only did they now believe in Christ’s sacrifice; Christ’s Life; Trinity; Sunday Worship; Sacrificial Messiah; Baptism and Communion…… they were prepared to and did, die rather than deny it. (Rev.1:8)
What did the NT writers have to gain by making up a new religion?
They had every motive to say the resurrection did NOT happen! Why would they die for a known lie?
research source: I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist
Critical Questions again…