Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

Holy Week, Timeline and Details

Holy week

The Christian Holy Week is the week immediately prior to the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Holy week begins with Palm Sunday and ends on Resurrection Sunday, which is the most important day on the Christian calendar. The Holy Week timeline and details have utmost theological importance. The movements, actions, and statements of Jesus and his…

Why Are There No Extra-Biblical Writings That Confirm Christianity

extra biblical writings

Why are there no historical testimonies of miracles outside the Bible consistent with the New Testament? How come there are no extra-biblical writings that confirm the New Testament? Why didn’t more non-Christian historians of antiquity mention Jesus? Those who did, why didn’t they paint Jesus in the same manner consistent with the Christians who wrote…

Do People Who are Good Go to Heaven?

Do Good People Go to Heaven?

Of those who believe in heaven, most people think they are deserving of it, but do good people go to heaven? Most people think of themselves as good people. They believe that they will find themselves in heaven one day because, compared to all the wicked people, like Hitler and Stalin, they have not murdered millions of people;…

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christian?

Are Jehovah's Witnesses Christian?

Have you ever had Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) come to your front door trying to tell you about Jesus and Jehovah? Have you been agitated by the interruption of your valuable time? I empathize. Most people are annoyed enough to cut the conversation short and quickly get back to what they were doing. However, irrespective of…

Was Abraham Lincoln a Real Historical Figure?

Was Abraham Lincoln a real historical figure?

Why do people just believe in Abraham Lincoln when no one alive has ever seen the man? Not one person has seen him. No one has touched him or spoken to him. I realize that the claim is that he’s been dead for a while, but can we really trust that such a person really…

Prophesies About the Birth of Jesus

Jesus and the prophecies of his birth

One of the reasons that the Bible is thought by so many to be the inspired word of God is because it has writings which predict events far future from the dates of those writings. Through linguistics, archaeology and general historical analysis of various kinds, we can determine the approximate dates (sometimes very precise dates)…

What Does Christmas Entail?

Christmas and its implications

On the occasion of Christmas and the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ (God incarnate), it is appropriate to consider the following insightful commentary from Harry Reasoner from  Christmas Eve of 1973, “Christmas is such a unique idea that most non-Christians accept it, and I think sometimes envy it. If Christmas is the anniversary…

Was Jesus Real?

was Jesus a real person?

Was Jesus real? Was he a person who lived or a fictional character around whom a religion was formed? It appears as though many atheists and skeptics of all kinds like to argue that Jesus was not real and did not exist. This presumption is generally made because the Bible conveys supernatural events, and therefore,…

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