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Do Old Testament Prophecies Prove That Jesus is the Messiah?

The New Testament seems to establish that Jesus is the Messiah, for example, but is this proven in the Old Testament? Lee Strobel answers an important question about Old Testament prophecy.

Filed under Easter, Newsletters

Good Friday: He Gave Up His Spirit

Each year at Easter, we read about the arrest, trial, and execution of Jesus knowing that his resurrection is right around the corner. But what if you didn’t know that the story had a happy ending?

Filed under Easter

The Disciples Who Didn’t Get It

One of the most perplexing things about the Easter story is that Jesus’ own disciples just didn’t get it. Why did the disciples struggle to understand and believe what was happening?

Filed under Easter

Anticipating the Messiah: Five Questions About Jesus and Prophecy

What did the Old Testament prophets have to say about the promised Messiah? If you’re interested in digging deeper into the subject of Messianic prophecy (a very appropriate research topic for Easter Week!), here are some helpful articles drawn from our library of devotionals.

Filed under Easter

Explore the Evidence for Jesus Christ in the “Investigating the Bible” Newsletter

Who did Jesus claim to be, and how can we know if those claims are true? Christians believe that Jesus is God’s son and that he saves us from sin—but what’s the evidence on which that belief is based? What does the Bible really teach about Jesus? The new email newsletter Investigating the Bible sets out to answer these questions.

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Crucifixion nails, Noah’s Ark, and the Jesus Tomb: how should we respond to sensational archaeological claims?

Every few years, a new spectacular Bible-related archaeological claim catches media attention. Such claims dominate news websites for a few weeks and then tend to fade quickly from public attention, revealed as fakes—or at the very least shown to be less compelling than originally claimed. In recent years we’ve seen flurries of hype and interest […]

Filed under Archaeology, Easter, History

What’s the best film adaptation of the Easter story?

What film, if any, do you think most appropriately relates the Easter story?

Filed under Easter

A Savior has been born to you!

Merry Christmas! If you haven’t done so already, take time today to reflect on the birth of our Savior as recounted in Luke 2:1-21.

Filed under Christmas, Jesus

Ascension Day

Today is Ascension Day, when Christians around the world commemorate the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven at the conclusion of his earthly ministry. Have you read the New Testament accounts of his final words and departure?

Filed under General

Read through the Gospels during Lent: our Lent reading plan begins today!

Our Lent reading plan walks you through each of the four Gospels during the Lent season in preparation for Easter. If you’ve been thinking about spending more time in Scripture during Lent, this is a great way to do it.

Filed under Reading Plans