How Do We Define The Resurrection? Pt.2 Paul and 1 Corinthians 15

In 1 Corinthians 15 is Paul teaching a spiritual, non-physical Resurrection? If so, does that mean the Gospel accounts are products or later, legendary embellishment?

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How Do We Define The Resurrection? Pt.1 Jewish Tradition

When investigating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ what often goes without being said is the very definition of what we’re investigating. How are we to define the Resurrection of Jesus?

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Jesus Christ: The Return of God To Zion

We’ve examined and defended many of the divine claims made by Jesus Christ in the Gospel accounts and now it’s time to put them into context. Why did Jesus Christ come to earth and what did He come to accomplish?

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Jesus as the Wisdom of God

In our survey of the divine claims of Jesus Christ, we’ve seen how Jesus referred to Himself with titles that suggested He, in some way, shared the Father’s divine identity. Turning to God’s divine identity as Wisdom will give us further insight into the role Jesus embodied as the Son of God.

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The Significance of Abba Father

When we ponder the divine claims of Christ the one we often pay no mind to is the usage of the name “Abba, Father” for God by Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane. Could this name give us a profound insight into Jesus’ mission and identity?

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Jesus As The Son of Man

In our look into the divine claims of Jesus, we have argued for the authenticity of the claims by noting the allusions to the OT, the date of the claims, and the character of Jesus Himself in the trilemma. But everything we have argued thus far amounts to nothing if the major claims to divinity were completely misunderstood from the beginning. When Jesus calls Himself the Son of Man, what, exactly, does He mean?

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Looking at the Messianic Secret

In the Gospel of Mark, we read about an event wherein Jesus commands a leper to keep the identity of his healer a secret, so to speak. If Jesus was sure of His identity as the Son of God, what’s with the secrecy here?

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Why The Gospels Don’t Call Jesus “God”

In our survey of the divine claims of Jesus recorded throughout the Synoptics and the Gospel of John, we note a rather strange exclusion: nowhere in the Gospel accounts do we see Jesus saying “I Am God.” Is this proof that Jesus did not believe He was God or were His followers simply mistaken?

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