Critics claim the New Testament canon was decided by the Council of Nicaea (325 AD). Another claim is that the Council of Nicaea invented the divinity of Jesus. It is also sometimes argued that Emperor Constantine either decided on the canon or invented the divinity of Christ. Do any of these claims have any historical foundation?
“but in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect” 1 Peter 3:15
Recently there have been a series of high-profile Christian leaders who have walked away from the Church or were involved in scandals. Understandably, this has shaken many Christians; especially those with a connection to these leaders. It has also been used by atheist and critics in an attempt to attack the truth of Christianity. BothContinue reading “When Spiritual Leaders Fail”
Simply believing that something is true doesn’t necessarily mean you trust it. It’s the same with Christianity. Let’s look at the difference between “belief that” and “belief in”.
When discussing the divinity of Jesus, critics will often put forward the idea that Jesus never made the claim “I am God”. And they are right, He never said those specific words, but is that the whole story or could there be more to it?
You may wonder why a discussion of miracles would be part of an investigation of Christianity. Simply put, if miracles aren’t possible, Christianity can’t be true and God can’t exist. However, if miracles are possible Christianity can be true.
As Christians we owe it to our children, our community, and our Church to become Christians case makers (Sheepdogs). https://twitter.com/jwarnerwallace/status/1404597084330811409?s=21
“things that have been made” Point to God: The Teleological Argument
“For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made.” Romans 1:20
So far, we have discussed how objective truth points to God (the Moral Argument) and the creation of the universe points to God (the Cosmological Argument). This week we look at the Teleological Argument; the argument from design.
If someone says there is no reality…ignore them. By their own argument they don’t exist so why should any thing they say matter; if, in fact, they really are saying any thing. Video below.
If you were put on trial on a charge of being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? — Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel) April 29, 2021 How would you answer?
“What is truth?” (John 18:38). With those three simple words Pontius Pilate asked perhaps the most profound and fundamental question in human history. Whether you are a Christian, an atheist, or somewhere in between, the answer to this seemingly simple question impacts every aspect of our lives. It affects how we view the world andContinue reading “The Truth about The Truth”