Evidence for Jesus: Discover the Facts That Prove the Truth of the Bible
Of late, I’ve immersed myself in several books attempting to prove not just the historicity of Jesus’ life but the Gospel story of nature miracles and resurrection. They just keep getting worse. In light of my disappointment in these studies, I’ll go out on a limb, here, a ...more
I.Empty Tomb: no body every found, even though, according to Matthew:
a.Pilate secured tomb by sealing the stone and posting a guard to ensure disciples wouldn’t steal it.
b.The Jewish religious leaders would have made every effort to find it
c.The Roman leaders, too
d.It would have been hard for disci ...more
Here's what I appreciated: I appreciated that my kids learned about ancient manuscripts of the Old Testament and New Testament--how many there are and how accurate they are; they learned about the Scribes and the rules for copying Scriptures; they learned about prophecy written by multiple authors over hundreds of years and their fulfillment. Also, I appreciated that t ...more
Evidence for Jesus is about the evidence that proves that Jesus really existed, and that he was really who he said he was. Some topics covered in this book are the inability to find Jesus's corpse, the miraculous prophecies that he had no control over but still fullfilled, and the hideous ways many early Christians died.
I really enjoyed this book because it reinforced my faith. Being the type of person who likes evidence and logic, this book was very interesting to me. It's message was very diff...more