Tag Archives: Historicity of Jesus

There Are Good Reasons to Believe the Gospels Are True, Even if the Eyewitnesses Waited Years to Write Them

There was no Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat or Facebook in the first century. We don’t have any photographs or instant messaging related to the observations of those who witnessed the life and ministry of Jesus. In fact, the first written records of Jesus’ life don’t appear until decades after the fact. …

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Resources to Help You Defend the Historicity of Jesus

Skepticism related to Jesus of Nazareth generally takes one of two forms: those who don’t even believe He ever existed, and those who acknowledge Jesus as an historical figure but deny He is God. In a prior post I assembled all the articles here at ColdCaseChristianity.com defending the Deity of …

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What Were the Disciples Saying About Jesus Prior to Writing the Gospels?

Each year I have the great honor of speaking at Southern Evangelist Seminary’s National Apologetics Conference. A few years ago, the highlight of my time there (aside from hanging out with my dear friends, Frank and Stephanie Turek) was the panel discussion where I joined Gary Habermas, Ted Wright, Joseph …

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Quick Shot: “Jesus was just a man”

Our “Quick Shot” series offers brief answers to common objections to the Christian worldview. Each response is limited to one paragraph. These responses are designed to (1) answer the objection as concisely as possible, (2) challenge the objector to think more deeply about his or her claim, and (3) facilitate …

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Is Jesus Simply a Copy Cat of Mithras? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner examines the historicity and nature of Jesus Christ. Before we can even look at who Jesus claimed to “be”, we need to make sure He existed in the first place. Critics claim that Jesus is simply a re-telling of the Mithras mythology, …

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