Jesus Christ Archive

The Star of Bethlehem

TheStarofBethlehem

This article first appeared in the From the Editor column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 30, number 6 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Matthew, in his gospel account of the life of Christ, recorded the appearance of a star that guided magi to […]

Is the Son Eternally Submissive to the Father?

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume31, number1 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Is the Son Eternally Submissive to the Father? The biblical doctrine of the Trinity is God’s self-revelation about His nature. Both the Old and New Testaments reveal God […]

Collapsing the House of Cards over the “Lost Tomb of Jesus”

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume30, number3 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org The Discovery Channel recently aired “The Lost Tomb of Jesus,” a documentary about ten ossuaries that archaeologists discovered at Talpiot in south Jerusalem, that, […]

Jesus as God

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume31, number4 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS In the current scholarly debate, the answer to Jesus’ question, “Who do you say that I am?” has encountered a few stumbling blocks. For example, Jesus never used […]

Jesus as God in the Second Century

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number1 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Various cults claim that the Council of Nicaea (AD 325) inaugurated belief in Christ’s deity. The Da Vinci Code, a fictional work on the New York Times “Best […]

Defending the New Testament Jesus

This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume30, number5 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS The historic picture of Jesus is under an intellectual onslaught from radical scholars, popular historians, television documentaries, feature films, bestselling authors, Internet bloggers, Muslim debaters, and atheist think […]

Does the Bible Claim Jesus is God?

This article first appeared in the Ask Hank column of the Christian Research Journal, volume29, number1 (2006). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “We wait for the blessed hope—the glorious appearing of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ” (Titus2:13).2 Many biblical texts can be used to […]

Did Jesus Claim to Be God?

This article first appeared in the Ask Hank column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 28, number 4 (2005). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever […]

The DaVinci Code

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 27, number 4 (2004). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code has generated the sort of controversy that will sustain it for months into the future, especially […]

Will we be resurrected at the same age that we died?

One thing can be stated with complete certainty: In the resurrection, there will be no deformities. You will be the perfect you, and I will be the perfect me. This point was amplified in an interview with Joni Eareckson Tada on the Bible Answer Man broadcast. Speaking from the perspective of a wheelchair, she exuded, […]

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