A Football Analogy for the Euthyphro Dilemma and the Divine Source of our Morality

The Euthyphro Dilemma Socrates and Plato once discovered what they determined to be a dilemma, which some have used to try to crack holes in the moral position that God is the grounding of our objective morality. They wondered whether someone is loved by the gods because he is pious or whether it is because …

How the Parable of the Talents is Applicable in Today’s Pandemic and Protests

In the Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-30), Jesus shared a story of a man who gave his servants five talents, two talents, and one talent, each according to his abilities. The servant with five talents traded with them, making five more talents. The servant with two talents did the same. But the one who …

Can You Handle the Truth? The General and Special Revelations of the Lord.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller In Matthew 11:25, Jesus praised and thanked God for revealing the truth to the little ones while hiding it from some of the wise and learned. What seems obvious …

Hostile Ancient Sources Point to Jesus’ Divinity

We have extrabiblical hostile sources that support Jesus’ ministry, crucifixion, and claims of His resurrection. Jesus’ existence was supported by Tacitus (56 – 117),[1] Josephus (37 – 100), Pliny the Younger (61 – 113), Mara Bar-Serapion (70 - ?), Suetonius (75 – 160 ), Thallus (5 – 60), as recorded by Africanus, Phlegon (80 – …

Why this Question (Psalm 110) from Jesus Stumped the Pharisees

Jesus stumped the Pharisees with the following question in Luke 20:41-44: Then Jesus said to them, “Why is it said that the Messiah is the son of David? David himself declares in the Book of Psalms (110): “‘The Lord said to my Lord: “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies a footstool for your feet.”’ …