Is religion to blame for all that’s wrong in the world? Is the Christian message oppressive and dangerous for humanity? What are the facts about the impact of the church and its message? For the Love of God is in cinemas from this week.
Scientist Praveen Sethupathy talks about discovering Jesus and evaluating the bible’s claims about him.
10 reasons you can trust the Bible
Facts, manuscripts and historical accuracy are just some of the evidence for God’s Word
There is so much scepticism about the Bible today and about Jesus, in particular, it’s difficult not to feel alarmed. The drip-drip nature of the challenges means that, just like constant, low-level criticism in relationships, many of us over time feel deflated, insecure and frightened to open our mouth. But the anxiety is psychological more than intellectual.
Our sacred texts, and especially those surrounding Jesus, pass the test of history with flying colours.
Frankly, I don’t think we need to know any of what follows in order to be a fulfilled and confident Christian. The word of God stands all on its own. But since so many of today’s criticisms of Christianity are historical in nature, it seems reasonable to me to offer these
ten reasons not to panic about Bible scepticism. Keep on reading!
Many of us celebrate it… but what truth is there in the story of Jesus’ birth?
From the Bible Project, an overview of Mark’s Gospel. You can read it for yourself here.