Ever wonder why Christians believe Jesus is God?
Our final gospel to discuss is John's. Was it written by John? Could John even write? Where all those parts about Jesus being God added later? We're glad you asked. Let's start by looking inside the Bible for clues. Internal Evidence that John wrote, oversaw or authorized the Gospel with his name: No anonymous manuscripts... Continue Reading →
Jim Munroe: a Christian and an illusionist. At 29 he was diagnosed with a rare leukemia, his immune system attacking his own body. This remarkable testimony tells how he found faith, survived leukemia, and the stunning parallels he discovered between God rescuing him physically and God rescuing us spiritually. To defeat leukemia, he was emptied... Continue Reading →
A follow up on our discussion about the likelihood of Matthew being the original author of the Gospel bearing his name - or at least being intimately involved with the work that brought that book together ( The Case for Matthew ). Let's look at the shortest Gospel, Mark - and the longest Gospel, Luke. The... Continue Reading →
We mentioned in a previous post that biblical scholarship is increasingly returning to the position that the Gospels were written by eyewitnesses (Who Wrote the Gospels?) with the intent to convey history, not folklore (Gospels: History or Folklore?). Here's a couple details of why Matthew seems very likely to have been written by the tax... Continue Reading →