Should Christians Practice Meditation?

Many religions practice meditation, but what a specific religion means by the term “meditation” may be drastically different from another belief system. The meditation practices of New Age and Eastern religions are very different from what the Christian scriptures describe. The Bible refers to meditating on scripture in many passages. Joshua encouraged the Israelites to…

Did anyone know about Jesus’ resurrection BEFORE it happened?

Did anyone know about Jesus’ resurrection BEFORE it happened?

Christianity is based on the event of Jesus’ resurrection. What if Jesus predicted or foretold His resurrection before it happened? Would knowing beforehand the certainty of an event add credibility to the trustworthiness of the person making the prediction? Would witnessing the event after the event had been predicted validate or discredit the person’s believability?…

What’s so “good” about Good Friday?

What’s so “good” about Good Friday?

Christianity is based on the event of Jesus’ resurrection. You may be wondering why Christians celebrate Jesus’ death as Good Friday. What could be “good” about an innocent person (Jesus) being wrongly arrested, falsely tried, unjustly sentenced to death, and killed by crucifixion? Christians celebrate Jesus’ death as Good Friday because this historical event marks…

Is there evidence to support Jesus rose from the dead?

Is there evidence to support Jesus rose from the dead?

Christianity is based on the event of Jesus’ resurrection. All four gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) present three core components of Jesus’ death and burial. Joseph of Arimathea takes Jesus’ body and lays Jesus’ body in a tomb. Three days later, Mary Magdalene and other women arrive at Jesus’ tomb and find Jesus’ tomb…