The Scripture passage today is taken from Luke 24:36-48 where Jesus appears to the Disciples after being raised from the grave, into everlasting life.
There is a funny scene from the movie Pirates of the
I've had some conversations with people who seriously looked at what historians can tell us about Jesus. And it's interesting to find even skeptical scholars conclude that Jesus' disciples had some kind of resurrection experience as a matter of fact, but they do not know what is the reality behind those experience. The historians could only lead us so far, but they cannot take us any further.
For Christians, we know that the resurrection event alone can explain both the empty tomb as well as the new found faith of the disciples from the depths of despair.