Jesus Christ Archive

The Bible Under Siege

I’ve said it before and let me say it again, the Bible is under siege. It is under siege in the classroom, the media, in the books we read, in entertainment, and on the Web. If you are a genuine believer in Jesus Christ, you had better wake up to that fact. As you know, […]

Good Friday

As you know, last Friday we celebrated Good Friday. We celebrated the fatal suffering of Jesus Christ as recounted in the New Testament. This is one of the most well established facts of ancient history. The reason we can say we celebrate the brutal death of Jesus Christ is because, as we celebrated on Sunday, […]

Baptism Theology

The following is an excerpt from article DB055-1 by H. Wayne House. The full PDF can be viewed by following the link below the excerpt. The Christian church today is divided between Christians who believe that baptism is necessary for salvation and those who view it only as an ordinance symbolizing the inward work of […]

Baptism Formula

Not only do groups like the Boston Church of Christ movement mistakenly make baptism a necessary means of salvation, but they also prescribe a particular pattern for the baptism rite itself. In their case one must be baptized as a disciple (fully conscious of what that means) by the “true church” in order to be […]

Is Baptism Necessary for Salvation?

The following is an excerpt from article DB040 from the Christian Research Journal by Hank Hanegraaff. You can view the PDF of the full article by clicking on the link below the excerpt. The most critical mistake one can make with regard to baptism is to believe that it is necessary for salvation. Several aberrant […]

The History of Baptism

The following is an excerpt from article DB040 from the Christian Research Journal by Hank Hanegraaff. The full text of the article can be obtained by clicking here. History of Baptism- The Background The background of baptism can be traced to Old Testament times. As far back as the first book of the Bible eight […]

The Folly of Denying God

Beyond a doubt, the most significant question to ever penetrate the human mind is that of the existence of God. More consequences for humanity hinge on the denial or affirmation of God’s existence than any other issue. Countless numbers of Christian families have sent their children off to schools across America only to see them […]

Fulfilled Prophecy as an Apologetic

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal Fall (1989). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: Perhaps the most significant question posed to believers in our “post­-Christian” culture revolves around the inspiration […]

Does “The Son Can Do Nothing of Himself” Mean Jesus Is not God??

JESUS IS NOT GOD?!- Introduction Cultists who deny that Jesus Christ is God commonly quote John 5:19 as proof.  Jesus says, “the Son can do nothing of Himself.” JESUS IS NOT GOD?!- John 5:19 Ironically John 5:19, in reality is a powerful proof text that confirms Jesus Christ is, in fact, God. As always, a […]