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 …

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.”’ …

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 …

A Christian Rebuttal to Skeptics’ Common Claims about Jesus’ Resurrection

As Christians on social media, we often encounter daily attacks on our faith waged by nonbelievers and cynics with strong desires to plant seeds of doubt. When we examine their attacks, however, we find them without merit. I have outlined a few recent arguments against Jesus’ resurrection from nonbelievers, along with responses. Early apostles and …

How Do We Know Jesus Resurrected and the New Testament is Reliable?

We have an abundance of ways to determine whether Jesus resurrected and the New Testament is reliable. These include examining the scholarly majority opinion concerning Jesus’ resurrection, conducting legal tests, identifying consistency with archaeological findings, identifying consistency with extra-biblical sources, and checking for bibliographic support. For an excellent discussion on the latter, please click here: …