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Who is Jesus?

Nearly 2,000 years ago Jesus asked the Pharisees, “What do you think of Christ? Whose Son is He?” (Matthew 22:42). This question perplexed many people. The general public was confused about Christ. Some thought He was Jeremiah the prophet, while others thought He was Elijah. King Herod . . . Read more ›
Throughout history much of the world has wanted, in the same way, to speak highly of Jesus without recognizing His deity and lordship. Pontius Pilate said, “I find no guilt in this man” (Luke 23:4). Napoleon said, “I know men, and Jesus was no mere man.” Strauss, the German . . . Read more ›
It is a mystery to us how, in Jesus Christ, humanity and deity are co-mingled. Jesus is clearly God and claimed to be on many occasions (Colossians 2:9; Philippians 2:6–8). Yet, He allowed Himself to be humbled, voluntarily experiencing human limitations. The account of Jesus crossing the Sea of . . . Read more ›
When Adam sinned in the garden, he forfeited paradise and this world to Satan, who became the god of this world (Ephesians 2:2). Satan received dominion over the planet and filled it with gross perversions. He is primarily responsible for the injustice, the violence, and the rebellion against God . . . Read more ›
Some people say, “All roads lead to God.” This is a dangerous falsehood. The Bible clearly teaches that the sacrifice of Jesus was the only way to settle the issue of sin In the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus prayed, “If it is possible, let this cup pass from Me, nevertheless not as I . . . Read more ›
Jesus’ life also had purpose along the way to the cross. He served humankind in ministry. He healed the broken-hearted. He freed the oppressed. He returned sight to the blind and He delivered the captive. Jesus is still ministering to humankind in these ways today from His heavenly throne. He . . . Read more ›
What is the single most important event in human history? Without question, it is the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. At the cross of Christ God and humankind were reconciled. God’s righteous demands were satisfied. What was lost by humankind in the Garden of Eden was . . . Read more ›
Scripture tells us that the foundation of Christianity rests in Christ’s death and resurrection: And if Christ is not risen, then our preaching is empty and your faith is also empty. Yes, and we are found false witnesses of God, because we have testified of God that He raised up Christ, whom . . . Read more ›
In incredible agony, Jesus made seven statements from the cross: “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” In Luke 23:34, Jesus made this statement following the people’s comment in Matthew 27:42, “He saved others; Himself He cannot save.” “Today . . . Read more ›
Four hundred years before the birth of Christ, the renowned Greek philosopher Socrates drank the poison hemlock and lay down to die. His friends asked, “Shall we live again?” The dying philosopher could only reply, “I hope so, but no man can know.” In the oldest book of the . . . Read more ›
For that reason, it’s easy to see why people have attempted to “explain away” the resurrection of Jesus. Let’s examine the most common arguments people give as to why the Resurrection did not take place: The “swoon” theory Premise: Jesus did not actually die, but . . . Read more ›
Did Jesus go to Hell? This is an interesting and important question. Those in the so-called “Faith Movement” have a version of this that is highly unscriptural. A leading teacher in the “Faith Movement,” Frederick K.C. Price, has said, “Do you think that the punishment . . . Read more ›
Jesus’ resurrected body gives us an idea of what our resurrected bodies will be like. He had a body of flesh and bone. “Now as they said these things, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and said to them, ‘Peace to you.’ But they were terrified and frightened, and . . . Read more ›
We will be resurrected. Jesus’ resurrection assures us of our future resurrection. Since Jesus both died and rose again, we shall be raised like Him: “But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. For since death came through a man, the . . . Read more ›