10 Reasons to Accept the Resurrection of Jesus as a Historical Fact

Can historical study uncover the miraculous? Some say no. But as we study ancient historiography, we do arrive at a set of “bedrock facts”. These are facts that, although they are not known with 100% certainty, most scholars agree on. There are a set of historical “bedrock facts” that scholars agree on that can beContinue reading “10 Reasons to Accept the Resurrection of Jesus as a Historical Fact”

Is the resurrection beyond belief?

Dr. David Instone-Brewer examines the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection. Is it reasonable to believe that Jesus rose from the dead? Evangelism might be easier without a resurrection, but as Paul says, the Resurrection is at the heart of our message. Is the resurrection beyond belief?

10 Reasons to Accept the Resurrection of Jesus as a Historical Fact

Brian Chilton from Bellator Christi lays out ten evidences in favor of the historicity of the Resurrection. The evidence for Jesus and his resurrection is well-attested. 10 Reasons to Accept the Resurrection

Fulfilled Prophecy or Fish Story?

So, I was just tweeting about this the other day. Did Jonah die in the belly of the fish? Did God bring him back to life to go preach good news to the Gentiles? If this is the case, Jesus’ reference to “the sign of Jonah” makes a bit more sense. Erik does a goodContinue reading “Fulfilled Prophecy or Fish Story?”

Review of my Interview with Atheist, Doug, from PineCreek

Doug is an atheist YouTuber whose channel is called PineCreek. He invited me on for an interview over the weekend. It was a lot of fun and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Doug. At no point did I feel deceived, tricked, or uncomfortable. Doug is sometimes accused of being this way, but I think he askedContinue reading “Review of my Interview with Atheist, Doug, from PineCreek”

History and the Resurrection

If I’m not reading, there’s a good chance that I’m listening to, or watching, a debate or lecture. In almost all the debates I’ve watched on the Resurrection, at some point during the debate, without fail, someone will say something to the effect of, “History cannot prove a miracle.” As Bart Ehrman says in allContinue reading “History and the Resurrection”

Believing Thomas

Nearly every day a Christian will write me telling me that “faith is blind” and that we don’t need evidence and reason. Despite an entire Bible to the contrary, they will cite the “doubting Thomas” passage where Jesus says “those who have not seen, yet believe, are blessed” as if this supports their unreasonable position.Continue reading “Believing Thomas”

Why Believe the Bible?

How do you know the Bible is God’s word? Even if the history recorded in the Bible checks out, how do you know the miracles recorded actually happened? Here’s a great article by Dr. Doug Potter from Southern Evangelical Seminary. Why Believe the Bible? | Dr. Doug Potter

Contemporary Scholarship and the Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

William Lane Craig gives a brief historical analysis of scholarship on the historicity of the Resurrection. He then gives a thorough defense of the historical evidence for Jesus’ Resurrection. The more we learn and advance, the stronger the case for God, Jesus, and the Bible becomes. Contemporary Scholarship and the Historical Evidence for the ResurrectionContinue reading “Contemporary Scholarship and the Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ”

Ep 35 Mike Licona: The Resurrection of Jesus

Dr. Michael Licona is an associate professor of theology at Houston Baptist University and president of Risen Jesus, Inc. He travels and speaks on the historicity of the Resurrection of Jesus. To watch the bonus segment “5 More Minutes with Mike Licona” follow the patreon link below and become a supporter of Help Me Believe.Continue reading “Ep 35 Mike Licona: The Resurrection of Jesus”