"Jesus’ resurrection really did change everything. It changed the cross from a tragedy into a a triumph and it changed the Roman Empire into a Christian state. This was the most powerful divine event in the history of creation, and it ushered in a new age of the Holy Spirit’s activity and power in saving and transforming lives.
When considering if Christianity is true, it all boils down to whether Jesus rose from the dead. The lives of Christians today demonstrate that the resurrection is still changing people…" (Raised With Christ, pp 15)
Raised with Christ: How the Resurrection Changes Everything - Adrian Warnock