The Heavens Declare Your Glory: Part 2

1The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. 2Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they reveal knowledge. 3They have no speech, they use no words; no sound is heard from them. 4Yet their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world. Psalm …

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The Reliability of The Book of Acts

We’ve looked at different aspects of The Resurrection of Jesus and its affects on fellow apostles Peter and Paul. Continuing with this theme, and in light of the new T.V. show “A.D.”, let’s take a closer look at the Book of Acts.

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One book in the New Testament that plays as indispensable role in evaluating the resurrection of Jesus is the book of Acts. It is within Acts that we see the resurrection was part of the early apostolic preaching and the evidence given that Christianity is true (Acts 2:25-32; 3: 15; 10:39-41; 17:2-3, 18, 31). It is also within Acts that records Paul’s testimony to the resurrection of Jesus (Acts 9:1-9; 22: 1-11; 26: 9-19).

Eduard Meyer, the distinguished historian of classical antiquity, commented that Luke’s work in spite of a more limited content, “bears the same character as those of great historians, of a Polybius, a Livy and many others.”(See Meyer, E.M. and Strange, J., Archaeology, the Rabbis and Early Christianity. London:SCM, 1981).

In his monumental work called The Book of Acts in the Setting of Hellenistic History, classics scholar Colin Hemer has shown that Luke has also done…

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The Apologetics of Peter

Last week, we took an apologetic approach of the Resurrection by way of the personal transformation of Paul. This week, we take a look at Peter, and why his life and ministry reflect Jesus as deity.

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The Apologetics of Peter

Last week, we took an apologetic approach of the Resurrection by way of the personal transformation of Paul. This week, we take a look at Peter, and why his life and ministry reflect Jesus as deity. Click on the title to follow the link.

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Why the Resurrection of Jesus is the Best Explanation For What Happened To Paul

Since Resurrection Sunday was just a few days ago, it's hard to just leave it at that, not to mention there's the new A.D. series starting on TV, which chronicles The Book of Acts. Here's a link to a post that I think you'll find interesting.   Why the Resurrection of Jesus is the Best …

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A look at the Resurrection from “The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict”

In continuing last week’s discussion, historians are seeing that there is sufficient evidence that Jesus of Nazareth, under whom the Christian church was organized, did indeed live. The question still remains though, who was he? As discussed last week, according to Biblical texts, Jesus himself claimed to be both Messiah and God (son of God, …

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