It’s a savage irony: the resurrection is the fundamental of the Christian faith according to the Apostles and early Christians, yet in the 21st century, it has become quite poorly understood and rarely discussed. Everything about Christianity depends on the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, Jesus’ continual Lordship in the resurrection body, and the hope of bodily resurrection for the believer.
The question of what happens to us after we die has haunted mankind for millennia. Most recognize that there will be some sort of life after death. But what does life after death look like according to what God has made known in Scripture?
“Church” hasn’t enjoyed the best public relations recently. Many think they can do better without it. But what is the church, and what is its place in God’s purposes?
Everything seemed “righteous” in the 1980s; “righteousness” is often associated with a certain type of very strict people. What is righteousness really all about? What is righteousness? Who can be righteous, and how?
We’ve all seen and heard that Jesus saves. But what does that mean? Why is it necessary for us to be saved? How did Jesus accomplish salvation for us?
It’s the perennial bestseller; you’ve heard of it often. But what is the Bible? Why is it so important to Christianity? What are we to do with it?
Christians believe in the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God in Three Persons. Of the Three most find the Holy Spirit to be the most difficult to recognize or understand. Who is the Holy Spirit? How can we know?
Jesus of Nazareth: who is He? Where did He come from? What is He all about? These questions proved acute in the first century; they remain with us ever since. What can we know about the Jesus who was, is, and is to come in the midst of all the noise?
It’s one of the fundamental questions of existence.
Who is God?
How can we be sure?
What does it matter?