There has always been a lot of interest in Jesus. Some of it has been out of mere curiosity: He is an interesting historical figure. Others, like Mahatmi Ghandi, have been motivated by his character. Some, like Friedrich Nietzsche, have been driven by contempt and
We go wrong when we “know neither the Scriptures nor the power of God” (Mark 12:24). That was the Lord’s assessment of the Sadducees. Because they were ignorant of the Scriptures, and because they were therefore ignorant about the will and the ways of God,
Jesus wanted his followers to have peace in the midst of tribulation. He encouraged their peace because he had overcome the world. Since he overcame, we can be at peace that we, too, will conquer as we rely on his strength.
In 1959, atheist Philosopher Bertrand Russell (author of Why I Am Not a Christian) was asked what advice he would give to those living one hundred years from then. Here is what he said: I should like to say two things, one intellectual and one