Reasons 10 - 12

10. Non-Christian testimony to Jesus. 11. Archaeology. 12. Testimony of other early Christian Writers. Dr. Blomberg concludes with a powerful discussion of three ways to believe, and what is the relationship between faith and reason.

Reasons 10 - 12

Outline

10. Non-Christian Testimony to Jesus

Jewish

Greek

Roman

Conclusion on what we know for sure about Jesus

11. Archaeology

Pools of Bethesda and Siloam

Pilate Inscription

Johanan’s crucifixion

The “Jesus Boat”

Caiaphas’ Tomb

James’ ossuary

Foundations of a first century home in Nazareth

12. Testimony of other early Christian Writers (Before the gospels were written)

Various verses

1 Corinthians 15:3-5

Paul’s conversion and learning was within 1-2 years of Jesus’ death.

Craig Keener, Miracles: The Credibility of the New Testament Accounts

Conclusion: Three ways to believe

1. Leap of faith despite the evidence

2. Historical evidence is irrelevant

3. Leap propelled by momentum

Speaker

Recorded

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Duration

23 min