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By S. Michael Houdmann

For hundreds of years, the lifetime of Jesus Christ has divided human historical past into eras: the ahead of and the after. Who he's, what He acknowledged, what He did, and what was once performed to Him—these are, for sure, one of the so much dissected, mentioned and debated topics ever. Jesus fielded many questions. a few have been from honest seekers of fact; others have been from devious manipulators of fact: “Which is the good commandment within the Law?” “What needs to I do to inherit everlasting life?” “Why do your disciples holiday the tradition?” “Who gave you this authority?” Often, Jesus spoke back a question with a question. Jesus’ ability went past rhetoric to problem rules, inflame religion, and spur motion. Jesus requested the wealthy younger ruler, “Why do you name me good?” whilst puzzled approximately taxes, Jesus held up a coin and requested, “Whose likeness and inscription is this?” prior to revealing His divine id to the disciples, He requested them, “Who do you assert I am?” the reply to that question makes the entire difference. This e-book is filled with questions on Jesus. The solutions are according to what Jesus stated approximately Himself and what the Holy Spirit encouraged the biblical writers to list.

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Further, there is no mention in the Bible as to Christ’s actual birth date. 4. There is no record of three kings visiting Horus at his birth. The Bible never states the actual number of magi that came to see Christ. Further, the visit of the Magi likely occurred up to two years after His birth. 5. Horus is not a “savior” in any way; he did not die for anyone. 6. There are no accounts of Horus being a teacher at the age of 12. 7. ” The only account of Horus that involves water is one story where Horus is torn to pieces, with Isis requesting the crocodile god to fish him out of the water.

In his book Mere Christianity C. S. ’ That is the one thing we must not say. A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic—on a level with a man who says he is a poached egg—or else he would be the Devil of hell. You must make your choice. Either this man was, and is, the Son of God, or else a madman or something worse. You can shut him up for a fool, you can spit at him and kill him as a demon; or you can fall at his feet and call him Lord and God.

We should not be surprised, then, if much evidence of Jesus’ existence was destroyed. Many of the eyewitnesses of Jesus would have been killed. These facts likely limited the amount of surviving eyewitness testimonies of Jesus. Considering that Jesus’ ministry was confined to a relatively unimportant area in a small corner of the Roman Empire, a surprising amount of information about Jesus can be drawn from secular historical sources. Some of the more important historical evidences of Jesus include the following.

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