Posts Categorized: Resurrection

Christ’s resurrection is the great hope that Christianity offers to a hopeless world—forgiveness of sin and an afterlife with God, free of pain and suffering, and filled with boundless joy!

Resurrection of Jesus: Pre-Resurrection Facts

The resurrection of Jesus is critical to the Christian faith; without it, we don’t have much of a foundation for believing that Jesus was and is God. #lightinthedarkness Yet the resurrection is one of the hot topics of Christianity. Skeptics argue it’s not provable. But is that true? Let’s look at some important pre-resurrection facts… Read more »

Resurrection of Jesus: Hoax or Truth?

Resurrection of Jesus

Why the Resurrection Matters. Christians believe the resurrection is true, and that historical accounts of it have provided adequate evidence to certify it as a real event. Why is the resurrection so important? Because without it, our faith has no basis. The apostle Paul suspends the weight of Christianity on this single thread: If Jesus… Read more »

Did Jesus Fulfill Old Testament Prophesy?

Prophesy Fulfilled by Jesus

Only One Person Has Fulfilled All Old Testament Messianic Prophesy. Jesus! One reason the Bible’s Old Testament is so important to Christians is that it contains prophesy — over 300 predictions, in fact — that, like the threads of a tapestry, establish the Messianic credentials of Jesus. Put another way, the Old Testament is like… Read more »

An Investigation: The Lofty Claims of Jesus

Jesus claimed

Was Jesus Just a Man, or God? No doubt about it, Jesus of Nazareth has been the dominant figure in the history of the western culture for almost twenty centuries. Talk about staying power! Equally constant: the debate about who He is. Almost everyone who has heard of Jesus has developed an opinion about Him…. Read more »

Why the Lost Gospels Don’t Belong in the Bible

lost gospels true? no.

Scripture must meet exacting criteria to be included in the Bible. The “lost gospels” don’t make the cut. One argument used by critics to try to discredit God’s Word is by asserting that the Bible was developed via a power struggle. Namely, that what’s included in the Bible — and conversely what was excluded —… Read more »

Apologetics: Apologizing for Believing in God?

Our directive: “Have a ready answer for what you believe.” Contrary to what the world thinks, Jesus did not ask His followers to believe with “blind” faith. Because He didn’t need to. He wasn’t a swindler, a magician, or a con artist. He was God. He spoke the truth, and demonstrated it time and time… Read more »

Unique Evidence for the New Testament: Interview with Lydia McGrew

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Lydia McGrew has written a fascinating book in defense of the reliability of the New Testament called Hidden in Plain View, which officially releases March 1. I first heard about it because she gave me the privilege of endorsing it along with William Lane Craig, J. Warner Wallace,… Read more »

Does Science Disprove the Resurrection?

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. How does one go about finding a true answer to the question of whether Jesus did or didn’t rise from the dead? As we said when we started this blog series six weeks ago, a critical historian would check out the validity of the records of… Read more »