Tag Archives: Resurrection

So, where’s your hope?

A great scientist died last week. Of course, I’m talking about Steven Hawking. When I saw this quote going around the Internet, I was thinking about all the things this remarkable man had to overcome with MND, and all the … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Four

Are naturalists right in saying that miracles are “improbable” (Ehrman) if not “impossible” (David Hume)? The famous 18th century philosopher, David Hume, stated that miracles are a violation of natural laws. Our unalterable experience has established these laws. Therefore because … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Three

One of the arguments laymen skeptics and atheists like to make against Jesus’ resurrection is that the early Christians borrowed this idea from supposed pagan resurrection stories. While most scholars don’t accept this, it will be good to know what … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Minimal Facts Argument: A Hypothetical Discussion Between a Skeptic and a Christian

Originally posted on THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM:
This is a hypothetical discussion based on a discussion of the Minimal Facts argument that has been put forward in the book The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus by Michael Licona and Gary Habermas.…

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part Two

In part one, we looked at the historical data for Jesus’ resurrection from the dead that most scholars agree on. I did not treat the Bible as inspired (even though I believe it is) but as a history book, to … Continue reading

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The resurrection of Jesus Christ – Part One

Skeptics will ask me, “Even if God exists, why your god, and why Christianity?” My short answer is the resurrection.  As Dr. Gary Habermas has stated, “If the resurrection is true, then Christianity follows.” And as Paul told the pagan … Continue reading

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New Testament hymns and creeds

How would you teach a mostly illiterate group of people about Christianity in the first century? Most were either illiterate farmers, fishermen, or slaves. Even if they had a Bible, they couldn’t read it. Of course, they didn’t have the … Continue reading

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