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Christmas - What's your opinion?

There is an old story about God coming to earth in the form of a human baby. As he grew into a young man, he went around and preached some different ideas than people were used to. He said he was their messiah and that he would die to save them and within 3 days be resurrected.

As the story goes, people who wrote about it after the fact said it was true; that all these things actually happened. It's certainly one of the most fantastic pieces of literature in terms of drama and almost, if not certain, unbelievability. Some people have relegated it to the same genre as the myths of old. Yet, today, many millions worship this Jesus as God and are completely convinced that all of these things written in the Bible are true. Are they true? Is some of it true or none of it? People have a lot of very different opinions about this and some are very adamant in their determination of fact or fiction; or perhaps a little of both.

I'm thinking that there is a fairly easy way to resolve any questions that may surround this mystery. In the meantime, there is a quote about opinions that the movie character Dirty Harry made and I will forgo repeating it here but it is as true as it is humorous. This is a quote that I can print though:

“Everyone has the right to their opinions on a matter but make sure to do your research and know the facts before your opinion crown you an ignorant fool. Keep this in mind, do not be lazy with your research and have conversations with opposite minds from your opinions of the matter.” ― Jesus Apolinaris

In our present day, people