Christians Do Better In Life
Than Their Secular Neighbors
Christians
Are Healthier Have Higher Job Satisfaction Have Less Depression and Anxiety Live Longer Give More to Secular Charities Volunteer More Do Better in School Graduate More Have Lower Suicide Rates

Christians Contribute More to Society

Than Their Secular Neighbors

Christians Give More to Secular Charities, Feed the Poor, Support the Arts, and Volunteer More

Christians Commit Much Less Crime, In Prison Less, Graduate More from High School, and Contribute More to Society than their Secular Neighbors

Christians are Happier, Healthier, More Educated & Life Longer

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reasons to believe

Modern physics provides confirmation of the Biblical narrative concerning creation of universe and of life.

Physics

Advances in physics have affirmed the Christian narrative concerning the creation of the Universe; the extraordinary fine-tuning of physical constants is not explainable otherwise.

Physics and Scripture
Modern archaeology provides confirmation of the Biblical narrative including Old Testament prophets

Archaeology

Archaeology shows Jewish presence in ancient Israel confirmed by artifacts belonging to Isaiah, King David, Jezebel, Hezekiah, Pontius Pilate among others.

Biblical Archaeology
The coded information found in every cell strongly supports creation by an intelligent Creator.

Information

The gigabytes of information contained within the DNA molecule could not have happened by chance. The more life processes are studied, the more unlikely unguided abiogenesis becomes.

Biological Information
Earth is an highly unusual planet whose existence supports the existence of an intelligent Creator.

Privileged Planet

Einstein noted "the laws of nature manifest the existence of a Spirit vastly superior to that of men, and one in the fac of which we with our modest powers must feel humble."

Laws of Nature

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Herod The Great

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Date: July 29, 2021

There are many villains in world history but few as despicable as Herod the Great.  Scriptures depict King Herod as conniving and ruthless, struggling to maintain his power while ruthlessly subduing the Jewish population of Israel.  He was the one that killed children less than two years old when he heard from the Magi that the Messiah had been born in Bethlehem.  Herod wanted to kill the Messiah because Herod viewed the young Jewish King as a political adversary and a threat to his throne.  Herod likely would have killed the Christ child had not the entire family fled to… Read More »

Date of the Crucifixion

The resurrection of Christ is the central feature of Christianity.

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Date: July 21, 2021

The exact date of the Crucifixion has been debated for many years, and even today many theologians get it wrong.  That is a bold statement to be sure but it is one that I am willing to back up. We now have many more resources to establish the date of the Crucifixion than ever before.  We can attack the problem from multiple directions including the various eclipses that occurred over Jerusalem during the time in question, the year of Paul’s conversion, the date various Roman Emperors were in charge, recollections from the Church Fathers as to the exact date, consideration… Read More »

Three Days and Nights

A one year old male lamb was sacrificed for every family during Passover as an image of the coming Messiah who would become the Lamb of God.

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Date: July 18, 2021

Most Christians believe Christ was crucified on a Friday and rose from the dead after three days and nights.  Other believers put forth other crucifixion days including Thursday and Wednesday.  There is consensus that Christ arose on a Sunday morning based on Matthew 28:1 which notes, Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. The problem arises concerning the amount of time Christ spent in the grave.  How could he have spent three days and nights in the grave if he were crucified… Read More »

Ancient Rabbinical References to Jesus

The Torah is the first five books of the Old Testament representing the Law.

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Date: July 15, 2021

Ancient rabbinical references to Jesus provide another confirmation of the historicity of Christ in addition to secular sources.  Another blog referenced some of the secular references to Christ, while this blog evaluates extra-Biblical rabbinical references. Rabbis often provide critical comments on passages of Scripture in both the Old and New Testaments.  These comments provide a historical evaluation of Jewish thought on various issues for the past several millennia.  This is not a particularly easy field to study, To search in Rabbinic literature for data on any historical subject is a daunting task.  The sheer bulk of the literature, its baffling… Read More »

Ancient Secular References to Jesus

The historicity of Christ is supported by secular writers.

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Date: July 9, 2021

I have discussed several ancient secular references to Jesus in another post evaluating the historicity of Scripture from a broad perspective.  In this article, I am going to concentrate on the evidence substantiating the historicity of Christ. The historicity of Christ is after all the most important question that must be answered regarding all of Scripture for as Paul said, if the Resurrection of Christ did not happen, then Christians are deluded and above all to be pitied.  If Christ did not exist, then neither did the Resurrection. I am only going to evaluate secular, extra-Biblical sources for the historicity… Read More »