Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Things We See (and Why)

“Seeing is believing,” we’re often told.  And when we’re in the realm of empirical data and proofs, that’s not a bad axiom to live by.  But in the deeper things, the more important things, the things that touch the fabric … Continue reading

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The Resurrection: Did It Really Happen? (Part 3)

From an historian’s perspective, let’s look at a couple more things – first, the beginning of the Church.  How did it all start?  This is worth some thought. If Jesus was not raised, His followers would never have spoken of … Continue reading

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The Resurrection: Did It Really Happen? (Part 2)

If the resurrection is true, if Jesus of Nazareth was raised after three days in the tomb, it has enormous ramifications – implications of the greatest breadth and depth.  There is so much cause for worry, distress, discouragement in this … Continue reading

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The Resurrection: Did It Really Happen? (Part 1)

The implications of the resurrection of Jesus are sweeping.  So much so that our doubts concerning the historical reality of the event need to be addressed head on.  Can we trust the New Testament accounts?  If we can’t, then let’s … Continue reading

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He Became a Curse for Us

The terrible irony of Good Friday is too often too little felt by us.  We speak and sing in such ways often at Christmas.  There’s something about the beginning of Jesus’ earthly life that stirs our awe.  But I’m not … Continue reading

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