When and By Whom Were the Gospels Written?

Skeptics often call into question the dating of the Gospels, making the claim that they were written by “anonymous” authors “decades” or even “centuries” after Jesus was crucified. Yet we have much evidence to discount such assertions. Anonymous authors The names of the Gospels to whom the Gospels are attributed include two apostles (Matthew and …

When and WHY Did the Sanhedrin DEMOTE Daniel the Prophet?

In the Christian Bible, Daniel is listed with the Prophets, yet in the Jewish Tanakh, Daniel is listed in the Writings (Kesuvim), not in the eight books of the Prophets (Neviim). The Jewish Tanakh is divided into three categories: the five books of Moses (Torah): Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy; the eight books of the …

The Best Explanation for 8 Well-Supported Claims about Jesus’ Resurrection is Jesus is Lord

What do we know about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection? We know that Jesus’ resurrection forms the foundation of Christianity. Without the resurrection, we do not have a foundation for our beliefs. Accordingly, I identified eight well-supported claims concerning Jesus’ resurrection. I recently created a meme and labelled these well-supported claims as “facts” and shared the …

Geological and Historical Evidence for Jesus’ Crucifixion Account

Geological and historical evidence to support the New Testament accounts of Jesus' crucifixion is abundant, so the intention of this writing is to share this information and to provide support for the historicity of Jesus. At Jesus’ crucifixion, Matthew (27:45-54) reported “From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. About …

The Apostle Peter’s Pathway from a Skeptic to a Warrior for Christ

One of the best testimonies of Jesus Christ’s power and love is gleaned by observing the transformation and spiritual growth of His rock, the fisherman Peter (Matthew 4:18) who was untrained in theological studies (Acts 4:13). Jesus said to Peter “And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build …