Lots of religions have
arisen with false beliefs.
nJesusŐ followers were
completely demoralized by his death.
nWithin a short time
they were boldly proclaiming his resurrection in the
city where he was killed.
nMost of the apostles died as
martyrs, not willing to retract their claims to
have seen the risen Jesus.
nThe church expanded
to fill the Roman Empire without use of military