Did Jesus Claim to Be Divine?

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The divinity of God alone is no small matter, especially in a Jewish mindset where 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…

Does Morality Point to God?

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One morning, I sat looking out my window and noticed something that I had never seen before. A spider had caught a large fly in its web and was slowly making its way to its prey. The fly violently tried to escape, shaking the web, but to no…

Will Jesus Give Me Health, Wealth, and Happiness?

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“As the Good Book says, ‘Heal us, O Lord, and we shall be healed.’ In other words, send us the cure. We've got the sickness already… Oh, dear Lord! You made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, it's no…

How Can I Talk with God?

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Speaking to God is a wonderful gift given to us by the Creator himself. Few things are so joyous praying to the Lord of the universe. How can we start? Prayer is the primary means for communicating with God, and God has made us in such a…

What Does Messiah Mean?

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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…

Is the God of the New Testament the Same as the God of Israel?

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Some have argued that the God of the New Testament is different from the God of the Hebrew Bible. If you were brought up in a Jewish home, this may have been a common notion. For some, the God of Israel is known through the Hebrew Scriptures,…

What Does It Mean to Have a Relationship with God?

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“It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” This popular saying suggests that one's social connections play a greater role in determining career prospects than education or experience. Indeed, networking and "making a good first impression"…

How Can I Live a Meaningful Life?

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The Austrian psychiatrist and Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl asserted that humanity's primary motivation is to find meaning in life. While other psychological theories present people as driven chiefly by a desire to gain power or pursue pleasure,…

What Will My Family Think if I Believe in Jesus?

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If you are Jewish and beginning to consider Jesus, you might be concerned with how your family might react. You are not alone. This is a question that every Jewish believer in Jesus has to face. Revealing your faith in Jesus to your family and…

Why Should I Believe in God?

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Do you believe in God? This is not a question that can be answered by declaring yourself a Christian, Jewish, Muslim, or Hindu. This not a religious question—it is personal. Assuming you are searching for a deeper spiritual reality in your…