Not, of course, that most of them will ever admit this. Instead, they repeat themselves ever more LOUDLY about Jesus' sacrifice, while they block their ears and close their eyes. Denial is a common coping strategy amongst those who cannot face scholarly facts.
Cognitive dissonance is an uncomfortable feeling, and those who insist on believing refuted and falsified myths inevitably experience considerable discomfort. Blaming all dissonant information on the Devil is a popular fallacy.
Why so much discomfort?
Crucifixion accounts contradict each other, as do resurrection accounts. Since so much wishful myth-making is based on the resurrection, let's compare. Don't take my word for it, check the on-line Bible references:
Who went to the tomb?
Matthew 28:1 Mark 16:1 Luke 24:1, 23:55 John 20:1