Did Daniel Get the History Wrong?

Biblical skeptics like to make the argument that “Daniel got the history wrong” when they assert later dating of his Biblical book. I will present examples from this argument along with refutations. Who is Belshazzar's father? Daniel referred to Belshazzar’s father as Nebuchadnezzar (Daniel 5:13) and indicated that Belshazzar was the king just before being …

Evidence for Jesus’ Divinity from Peter, James and Paul

An interesting and rather embarrassing aspect of the Bible is that its forty or more authors never attempt to shield us from the (sometimes ugly) truth. In fact, the ugly truth is what differentiates the Gospels from the Gnostic texts, which were written much later. In the Gnostic Infancy Gospel of Thomas (140-170 AD), the …

Evidence for Early Christian Persecution: Reasons to Believe

“The great difficulty is to get audiences to realize that you are preaching Christianity simply because you happen to think it true.” – CS Lewis In a conversation I had with philosophy professor Tim McGrew, he asked me which place I thought starting a new religion would be successful: Mecca (Saudi Arabia) or Milwaukee, Wisconsin. …