Messiah Archive

What Is the Significance of the Proto-Evangel (Genesis 3:15)?

Eve was tempted to do the unthinkable—to take the place of God as arbiter of good and evil. Satan tempted, and the woman tasted temptation’s ripened fruit. God authored the potential for evil by providing the woman with choice; the woman actualized evil by exercising that choice. Yet the very passage that references humanity’s fall […]

Questions and Answers with Hank

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics: Does the fossil record point to evolution? Have all Jews been reached with Gospel according to Matthew 15:24? Can Christians lose their salvation? Why don’t Jews accept Jesus as the Messiah? Why is it necessary to pray a specific prayer for salvation? I am an atheist […]

Hank Hanegraaff with Special Guest, David Wood

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank interviews David Wood, host of ABN’s live talk show “Jesus or Muhammad?” He has participated in more than thirty moderated public debates with Muslims in the United States and Great Britain. The discussion centers on Wood’s article in the current issue of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, “Muhammad and […]

What’s wrong with Baha’i?

In the way that John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus, so a Persian prophet known as the Báb (the Gate) (1819–1850) prepared the way for Bahá’u’lláh (glory of God) the founder of Baha’i. While Bahá’u’lláh (1817–1892) believed his messianic mandate was the unification of the world’s religions, his message was fatally flawed. First, […]

Is the Qur’an credible?

According to Islam, the Qur’an is not only credible; it is God’s only uncorrupted revelation. Thus, according to Muslim scholars, if it is to be compared with anything in Christianity, it is to be compared with Christ rather than the Bible. In truth, however, the Bible can be demonstrated to be divine rather than human […]

How can the eternal Son of God be “the firstborn over all creation”?

In his letter to the Colossians, Paul calls Jesus Christ the “firstborn over all creation” (Colossians 1:15). How can Christ be both the eternal Creator of all things and yet himself be the firstborn? First, in referring to Christ as the firstborn, Paul has in mind preeminence. This usage is firmly established in the Old […]

Is the incarnation incoherent?

Like the Trinity, the incarnation is often considered to be logically incoherent. While the incarnation may transcend our human understanding, it does not transgress the laws of logic. First, because God created humanity in his own image (Genesis 1:27), the essential properties of human nature (rationality, will, moral character, and the like) are not inconsistent […]

The Heart of Christmas

The Heart of Christmas, a Christmas devotional by Hank Hanegraaff. Each of the 25 devotionals includes scripture readings, an appropriate