Introduction to the New Testament – 1

The Gospels Matthew - The writer calls himself Levi; the other gospels call him Matthew, perhaps a name given to him when he became a disciple of Jesus. He was a publican before his call, a man who collected taxes on all merchandise transported along the road where he was stationed near Capernaum. This was … Continue reading Introduction to the New Testament – 1

The Logos

Why do we have four gospels? Wouldn't it be enough to tell the story once? Evidently Matthew, Mark, Luke and John didn't think so and the early church agreed that they all merited a place in the Holy Scriptures. Some skeptics have claimed to find discrepancies and disagreements in the accounts, but these all disappear … Continue reading The Logos

Evidences of the Resurrection

People despise Christian faith.  They hate it, and are afraid that it may be true. - Blaise Pascal Unbelievers say that the disciples stole Jesus’ body and lied about the resurrection to save face.  How believable is that?  How long would the disciples have kept up that fiction, if it was a fiction, when they … Continue reading Evidences of the Resurrection