Apologetic Bites: Five Minimal Facts

Apologetic Bites (link from the app) are brief talking points to help equip you to defend the faith when asked some common questions.

So what’s the evidence for Jesus’ resurrection as an historical event? Here’s a summary of the “five minimal facts” – which don’t depend on the New Testament records – from which we can argue for the resurrection. (Summarised from Gary Habermas.)

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Apologetic Bites: Did Jesus claim to be God?

Apologetic Bites (link from the app) are brief talking points to help equip you to defend the faith when asked some common questions.

Did Jesus claim to be God?

An important factor in the significance Jesus’ resurrection is whether he actually claimed to be God – particularly if we see the resurrection as validating that claim. Here are just a few of the ways in which Jesus began to reveal his identity. (A straight-out claim would have been simpler, but also would have brought on a showdown with the Jerusalem leadership before he was ready.) 

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