Jesus

Christmas is Christmas Because Jesus is God

As we approach Christmas in less than a week, I’ve been thinking about what separates Jesus from other great religious figures of history. Many faith traditions lay claim to famous religious leaders and founders, but Jesus is different. Jesus claimed to be more than a good teacher or leader. Jesus …

Read More »

What Do We Mean When We Use the Term, “Virgin Conception”?

We’re approaching another Christmas holiday; our annual opportunity to reflect on the birth of the Savior and the gift of Salvation. The Christmas story is a true story, as recorded in the birth narratives of the Gospels. As a Christian, I accept the details offered by the Gospel authors, including …

Read More »

Jesus Specifically Said, “I am God”

As a skeptic, I was willing to accept a “nice guy” version of Jesus. You know, the wise sage from the past who was misunderstood and mythicized into something divine by leaders of a movement who were either mistaken or deceptive. Jesus might have been a nice guy and a …

Read More »

The Circumstantial Statements of Jesus’ Divinity

Even if you reject the direct statements of Jesus related to his Deity, the circumstantial case constructed from Jesus’ other statements is overwhelming. As you examine the words of Jesus, it’s hard to ignore His repeated claims of Deity: He Made Statements About His “Place” of Origin When asked about …

Read More »