Is Jesus God?

New Testament critics claim Jesus never said he was God and the early church did not believe he was God. So, is Jesus God? What does the Bible really say?

Is Jesus a Failed Apocalyptic Prophet?

New Testament critics claim Jesus is a failed apocalyptic prophet. He said he would return soon, but it’s been 2,000 years. But what did Jesus really say?

Was Lilith Adam’s Wife Before Eve?

Some say Lilith was Adam’s wife before Eve, that is before religious authorities silenced the truth. The actual story is a bit more complicated.

Antisemitism in the Bible? Considering Matthew 27 on Holocaust Remembrance Day

[Note: This article first appeared in a shortened version on The Washington Times’ “Higher Ground” section.] Is the New Testament antisemitic?   That is certainly the charge you might hear in recent decades and read online. The charge takes on added urgency given the recent attacks on Israel and consequent war in Gaza. And the charge […]

The All-Seeing, All-Knowing, All-Searching Love of God

The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other people –robbers, evildoers, adulterers—or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’ Luke 18:11-12 I once heard a story about Charles Spurgeon that, apocryphal or not, says something […]

Christianity Is Salt for the Masses

Christianity is the opiate of the masses according to German philosopher Karl Marx. Many of us around the country will hear this phrase uttered during Christmas celebrations by our nephew, on break after his first semester at college. What your fresh revolutionary means is that the powerful use Christianity as a way of keeping the […]