Why do some denominations have more books in their Bibles than others?

Why do some Christian denominations have more books in their Bibles than others? Is it just a personal preference? The books included in Bibles are called the biblical canon, from the Greek word kanon, which means “rod” or “measuring stick.” Different denominations considered their biblical canon to be divinely inspired, recognized as sacred scripture, and…

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?…