Jesus Christ: His identity, life, death and resurrection — I am the light of the world…

Born to die as a ransom for many

Who is Jesus Christ? What did he say about Himself? What evidence is there to support what He said? How and why did He die? Did He really rise from the dead? Is He God? …discover answers to these and many more important questions

He was pierced through for OUR transgressions,
He was crushed for OUR iniquities;
The chastening for OUR well-being fell upon Him,
And by His scourging we are healed.
fulfilled prophecy about Christ in Isaiah 53:5 NASB

Recommended viewing (streaming video)— 
“The Ultimate Prophet, Priest, and King”
Message from Dr. John F. MacArthur Jr., pastor of Grace Community Church (Sun Valley, California), chancellor and founder of The Master’s Seminary and The Master’s University
Video by Grace to You
Length: 28 minutes

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Jesus and the power and message His sacrifice on the cross
Message from Alistair Begg (“The foolishness of the cross is the wisdom of God and the wisdom of God is powerful in its impact.”)
Video by Apologia Bros
Length: 16 minutes
Answers to frequently asked questions…

His Story…

  • Read our ILLUSTRATED SUMMARY of Jesus Christ's story, beginning just before his birth—or begin with the prophecies of his birth

  • Click here for The HOPE, a free, on-line motion picture presentation…OR watch our 80-minute feature film that explains from THE VERY BEGINNING, in Genesis, the whole story of Christ, why he came, who he was, and what he accomplished (highly-recommended)

  • Where did Jesus get his name? Answer
    includes summary of Jesus Christ's ministry years

  • What does the name “Christ” mean? Answer

  • What language did He speak to people during His Earthly life?

    Primarily Aramaic (in the Galilean dialect), but also Hebrew and likely Greek. All were common in the area where He lived and worked, with Aramaic being most common. Of course, being Divine, He was capable of understanding and speaking any language, including that of angels and Heaven.

His Claims…

  • The Messiah—Was Jesus really him? Answer

  • What messianic prophecies were fulfilled by Jesus Christ? Answer

  • Answers to objections raised by some Jews—GO

  • What are the statistical odds surrounding Jesus Christ? Answer

  • Is Jesus Christ a man, or is he God? Answer

  • If Jesus is God, how could he die? If Jesus died on the cross, then how can he be alive today? Answer

  • Was Jesus God, manifest in human form? Answer

  • Is Jesus Christ really God? Answer

  • If Jesus was the Son of God, why did He call Himself the Son of Man? Answer

  • Trinity—How can one God be three persons? Answer

  • Character—Is Christ's character consistent with his high claims? Answer

  • What are the various Names of God?

His Birth…

Click for informationDiscover popular misconceptions about Jesus Christ's birth
  • Was Jesus born in a stable? Answer

  • What was the star of Bethlehem? Answer

  • Isn't the virgin birth of Jesus Christ mythological and scientifically impossible? Answer

  • What is the true meaning of CHRISTMAS? What is the TRUE meaning of Christmas? Answers for skeptics. Plus more.

His Life and Miracles…

  • Accuracy—Is the Bible's account of Christ's life accurate? Answer

  • “Miracles are not possible,” some claim. Is this true? Answer

  • Is it LOGICAL to believe that the biblical miracles really happened? Answer

  • MIRACLES, more information and listing Read

  • Has science disproved the miracles associated with Jesus Christ? Answer

  • Jesus Christ greatly humbled himself for us. How and Why? Answer

  • Could Christ have sinned? Answer

  • Archaeology—Have any burial sites been found for the people involved in Christ's life and death? Answer

  • What has archaeology shown about the town of Capernaum where Jesus spent much of his life and ministry? Answer

  • How do we know the Bible is true? Answer

  • What about all those contradictions? Answer

  • If the Bible is the Word of God, how can you explain the contradictions of the Bible? Answer

  • How can the Bible be infallible if it was written by fallible humans? Answer

  • Was the PBS television series accurate, Frontline: From Jesus to Christ, the First Christians Answer

  • copyrightedWhat about the claims of The Da Vinci Code?

  • “The Jesus Seminar”—Are their criticisms of the gospels valid? Answer

  • “The Jesus Seminar”—Who do they really speak for? Answer

His Death…

Watching Jesus die on the cross (from God's Story, copyrighted)
What happened?

  • How did Jesus die? Answer
    Learn the facts.

  • Sweating blood—Did Jesus really do it? Answer

  • Did Jesus really die? Answer

  • What is crucifixion? Answer

  • What does Islam teach about the crucifixion of Jesus? Answer

  • On what kind of cross was Jesus crucified? Answer

  • Why the different inscriptions on the cross? Answer

  • What does the inscription “INRI” mean? Answer

  • If Jesus is God, how could he die? If Jesus died on the cross, then how can he be alive today? Answer

Empty tomb What happened?

His Resurrection…

Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus.
Easter-related questions and answers for skeptics, kids’ activities, and valuable resources

Archaeology and the Bible
See archaeological evidence in support of the Bible. Our team of experts answers your questions about the Bible and archaeology.

  • The Resurrection of Christ—What happened? Who saw Jesus alive after his death? Why was his resurrection important? Answer

  • Is the resurrection a myth? Answer

  • Resurrection—Did Christ really rise from the dead? Answer

  • Were the witnesses hallucinating? Answer

  • Was Christ's body stolen? Answer

  • Was Jesus Christ buried in the wrong tomb? Or an unknown tomb? Answer

  • What's so important about all this? Answer

  • Is “Easter” mentioned in the Bible? Answer

His Message…

God's Story Online: From Creation to Eternity.
GOD’S STORY: From Creation to Eternity
Why did the Creator come to Earth and die for our sins? Learn what happened, from the beginning.

Christian Answers WebBible
Read the Bible for yourself. Our special online edition is easy to use (read, browse or search). If you are new to the Bible, try starting at the book of John.

Other Questions…

  • Was Jesus Christ only a legend? Answer

  • India—Did Jesus go to India as a child and learn from Hindu Gurus? Answer

  • Mormonism—What is the significance of Easter for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? Answer

  • Mediator, between God the Father and man


Streaming video— 
“Jesus Christ-Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries”
Video by Associates for Biblical Research, a Christian Answers Team Member
Length: 27 minutes
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