“A single witness shall not suffice against a person for any crime or for any wrong in connection with any offence that he has committed. Only on the evidence of two witnesses or of three witnesses shall a charge be established” (Deuteronomy 19:15 ESV).
As the nation of Israel approached the Promised Land, God insured that they would have a fair system of justice. One aspect of this was that eye-witness testimony was only good if it could be corroborated. It wasn’t enough just to have one person testify against someone else.
There was a good reason for this. One person might give false evidence because he did not like the person. There was even a part of the law to deal with this. Continue reading “What is our verdict?”
For whatever reason, Thomas missed the first meeting of doom and gloom of the disciples after Jesus’ crucifixion, behind locked doors, when the newly risen Lord appeared to them. He then spent a week of nurturing his doubt and his refusal to believe his friends.
When Jesus appeared a week later, the Lord, knowing of Thomas’s skepticism, addressed him directly. Continue reading “Stop doubting”
How can the deity of Jesus be proven? All four gospel writers have an answer to this question, but let us ask just one of them — Matthew — to answer. Continue reading “Jesus’ divinity proven”
One atheist writer attempts to escape the force of arguments for God’s existence by throwing reason and facts overboard. Continue reading Abandoning Reason