How Can I Learn More about Jesus?

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If you have begun to investigate Jesus and you’re curious to know more, what are some next steps for learning more about him? You have come to the right place! There are numerous ways in which you can grow in your knowledge about Jesus. Nothing…

Suffering and the Existence of God

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As Ellis Goldstein watched the police car enter his driveway, he braced himself for the bad news. The officer handed Ellis the driver’s license of his seventeen-year-old daughter, Heather, regrettably informing him that she had just died in…

How Has the Bible Transformed the World?

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How did the world become the way it is today? Any serious answer to this question must acknowledge the tremendous influence the Bible has had on the world. Whatever you believe about the Bible's spiritual claims, the best-selling book in history…

How Has the New Testament Been Misused to Promote Antisemitism?

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Antisemitism has been termed the world’s oldest hatred. In considering the serious allegation that the New Testament is antisemitic, let us begin with a more precise definition of the word antisemitism that goes beyond simple Jew-hatred. To…

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,…