Tag Archives: New Testament

Was the Virgin Conception Borrowed from Prior Mythologies?

I thought I would complete this week’s series of Christmas blogs by addressing three common objections to the virgin conception of Jesus. I’ll start with the objection that the virgin conception was borrowed from prior pagan mythologies such as those of Mithras or Horus. Skeptics have properly observed that many …

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Did the Resurrection of Jesus Really Happen? (Podcast)

In this podcast, J. Warner Wallace is interviewed by Dr. Frank Turek and discusses the evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus. Are there good reasons to believe the Resurrection really occurred? Why is the Resurrection of Jesus the most reasonable inference from the evidence? For more great episodes of Frank …

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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 …

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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 …

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