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 …

Ehrman’s “Misquoting Jesus” Misleads Readers from its Inception

Bart Ehrman begins his book “Misquoting Jesus” by misleading readers about the information we have concerning the New Testament. He begins by building an implicit case against the Gospels and Paul’s letters by (1) stretching the dates between Paul’s writings, Jesus’ crucifixion, and those of the Gospel writers; (2) suggesting there were “many” Gospels written …

Early Secular Sources Support New Testament Accounts of Jesus’ Divinity

The foundation upon which Christianity rests is in Jesus’ resurrection. If the resurrection did not occur, early Christian disciples would have remained in hiding, fearful of persecution. If the resurrection did not occur, they would likely have returned to their positions prior to Jesus’ ministry and their cause would have died down as the realization …