April 23, 2024

Poll Finds Nearly 70% Believe in Christ’s Physical Rise from Dead

Nearly 70% of registered voters imagine that Jesus Christ bodily rose from the lifeless, and greater than 70% plan to have fun Easter this 12 months, a brand new ballot finds.  

A Scott Rasmussen National Survey ballot, carried out March 20 and 21 amongst 1,000 registered voters, discovered that 73% of respondents will celebrate Easter this 12 months. When requested whether or not they would have fun the vacation primarily as a spiritual vacation or as a secular vacation, 56% of individuals responded with spiritual, 16% stated secular, and 27% stated each secular and spiritual equally.  

The ballot mirrored voters’ perception that Jesus bodily rose from the lifeless, by a margin of 68% to 13%.  

Participants had been requested to pick out which religion or faith finest described what they follow. The survey discovered that Bible-believing Christian, Protestant, and Catholic every drew 21% of these polled. Evangelical Christian was chosen by 12%. Jewish identification made up 2% of the ballot individuals, with 1% Muslim and 6% atheist. The possibility “none of the above” was chosen by 16%.  

Some 49% stated they had been “very likely” to go to church on Easter Sunday, and 23% had been considerably seemingly, whereas 10% stated they weren’t very seemingly, and 16% stated they weren’t seemingly in any respect to take action. 

Respondents had been additionally requested how typically they attend church, synagogue, or different spiritual providers. Some 49% of individuals stated they not often or by no means attend a religious service, whereas 23% stated they go as soon as per week, 12% stated they go a few occasions a month, and 6% stated as soon as a month. About 9% of voters stated they attend some type of spiritual providers greater than as soon as per week.  

Those polled had been additionally requested about their prayer habits; particularly, how typically they pray in per week. Some 45% of individuals answered day by day or practically day by day, and 21% stated they pray a number of occasions per week, whereas 18% stated they not often or by no means do, 7% stated about as soon as per week, and 6% stated lower than as soon as per week.

Again, relating to the upcoming Christian vacation, voters had been requested whether or not they view Easter as one in all our nation’s most necessary holidays, least necessary vacation, or someplace in between. The latter view obtained 48% support, whereas 33% of voters stated Easter is the nation’s most necessary vacation, and 15% of voters stated Easter is the least necessary. 

Respondents had been requested whether or not a sequence of statements had been true or false. They had been requested to guage whether or not “the man known to history as Jesus Christ actually existed and walked the earth,” or not.  

By a margin of 83% to five%, voters stated they imagine that Jesus Christ did in truth exist and walked the earth. 

The margin of error for the survey was plus or minus 3.1 proportion factors, in keeping with Rasmussen.