Entries by Justin Wheaton

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Did Jesus Claim to Be Divine?

In a Jewish mindset there is only one God in all the cosmos (Deut. 6:4, Isaiah 44:6). It would be remarkable for a Jewish person to claim his own divinity; however, it is even more extraordinary that Jesus’s early Jewish followers agreed with his divine claims! Throughout the New Testament books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, […]


What Does Messiah Mean?

When you start more about Jesus, you will almost certainly run across the term “Messiah.” Most of the time, this word will be used in reference to Jesus as a title or as a description of who he is. This word holds great value throughout the Bible, and it is no small matter to call […]

Are Jesus and Yeshua the Same Person?

If you read more about Jesus on this site and elsewhere, you will probably come across another name: Yeshua. Who is this Yeshua person, and how is he connected with Jesus? It may surprise you to learn that Yeshua is another name for Jesus! In fact, Yeshua is Jesus’ Hebrew name because he was a […]