This article challenges the frequently encountered claim that biblical miracles, especially those of Jesus, are derivative of pagan myths. Examining the differences in philosophical underpinnings, historical authenticity, and lack of parallel accounts, we demonstrate that biblical miracles stand apart as unique markers of divine intervention.
Navigating the complicated terrain of judging others as Christians. How can we reconcile the teachings of Jesus in Matthew 7:1 with the broader Scriptural mandate to evaluate actions righteously? Learn the distinction between righteous and condemnatory judgments and how to balance the two in a Christian life.
The Hebrew Bible provides a rich tapestry of prophecies about the coming Messiah, including details about His birth, nature, life, death, and resurrection. This article explores these ancient texts to validate Jesus of Nazareth as the promised Messiah, the fulfillment of prophecies that date back centuries.
In "Understanding the Charge of 'King of the Jews': A Conservative Examination of Jesus' Crucifixion and Bart D. Ehrman's Interpretation," we critically analyze the historical evidence surrounding Jesus' crucifixion and challenge Ehrman's interpretation. Drawing from the New Testament and reputable conservative Bible scholars, this article presents a thorough evaluation of the charge against Jesus as 'King of the Jews.
Discovering whether Jesus, during his childhood, possessed the knowledge of being the Messiah and a preexistence in heaven is a subject of intrigue and theological contemplation. Exploring biblical passages such as Luke 2:41-52 and John 1:1 sheds light on this enigmatic topic, hinting at Jesus' unique awareness and divine nature even from a young age. This article delves into the conservative Christian apologist perspective, drawing insights from the Scriptures, to provide a comprehensive analysis of Jesus' early understanding of his Messianic role and preexistence in heaven.
In this article, we explore the rich history of Nazareth, the town where Jesus grew up. We delve into archaeological findings, ancient texts, and historical interpretations to paint a vivid picture of life in Nazareth during the first century. From the town's origins to its pivotal role in the life of Jesus, join us in exploring the intriguing past of this famous location.
The Shroud of Turin is a centuries-old linen cloth bearing the image of a crucified man that some believe to be Jesus. This article explores the authenticity of the shroud and examines various hypotheses on its origin, including painting, acid pigmentation, medieval photography, dust-transfer technique, bas-relief, and Maillard reaction. Discover the mysteries behind the controversial shroud and decide for yourself if it is indeed the burial cloth of Jesus.