Tag Archives: Words of Jesus

Did Jesus Claim to be God? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace provides an important insight as part of the Summit Worldview Ministries video series. Was Jesus just a man? Did He think He was God? Did He say anything to demonstrate his beliefs? For more information about Summit Ministries and their amazing two-week immersion experience for students, please …

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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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Jesus’ Authority Was Based in His Deity

In Cold-Case Christianity, I make the case for the reliability of the New Testament Gospels based on a template we use to test eyewitnesses in criminal trials. This book traces my own personal journey as I investigated the Gospels and ultimately became a Christian. When I first started considering the …

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Jesus’ Words Gave Him Away

As a detective, I’ve learned to carefully examine the words of suspects (I’ve written an entire chapter about this in Cold Case Christianity). Killers don’t often willingly confess to murder, but they usually give themselves away by saying something that is consistent with their involvement as the murderer, or something …

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Resources to Help You Defend the Deity 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. The case for the Deity of Christ is centered on the Resurrection, but there are many …

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