Apologetics

Where is all the contemporary evidence for Jesus?

If Jesus existed and was so famous, we should have heard a lot more about him in historical sources outside the New Testament and the Church Fathers.

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Unless a flat Earth is funny

The Bible, of course, teaches the correct shape of the Earth. Isaiah 40:22 says God sits above “the circle of the Earth”. The Hebrew word for circle, chuwg, can also mean roundabout, sphere, circuit, or something that has circular boundaries.

When talking to non-believers about the Bible…

When people reject the Bible’s historical accounts of Creation, a global flood, and/or the resurection of Christ, for example, Peter says they are willfully ignorant (2 Peter 3:5). It’s not a matter of evidence; they just don’t want to be convinced.

So it can be a mistake to proceed as though the main problem is a lack of knowledge or convincing evidence with non-believers who have a heart problem that has caused them to…