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Who is Jesus?

Fragua Course Prezi on Jesus Christ
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Chad Etzel

on 11 May 2017

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Transcript of Who is Jesus?

What People Say
Relationship with Christ
Historical Evidence
Textual Criticism
The Claim to Divinity
Who is Jesus?
Liar, Lunatic, or Lord?
Religion = Religare (Relationship)
Jesus claimed to be God
Josephus
Suetonius
Tacitus
“Now there was about this time Jesus, a wise man, for he was a doer of startling works...”
Length of time between original and oldest surviving copy
Number of surviving copies
Herodotus
1300 years
Tacitus
Livy
1000 years
900 years
New Testament
30 years
New Testament
Tacitus
Herodotus
Livy
20
8
20
24,300
5000 Greek
10,000 Latin
9300 Other
24,300
New Testament:
I'm just trying to say, The way school need teachers The way Kathie Lee needed Regis
That's the way y'all need Jesus
- Kanye West, "Jesus Walks"
Kanye West
Mikhail Gorbachev
“Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind.” - Mikhail Gorbachev
Muhammad
Confucius
Buddha
"I am a teacher in search of the truth." -Buddha
"I am the Truth" -Jesus
"Unless God throws his cloak of mercy over me, I have no hope." -Mohammad
"Unless you believe in me, you will die in your sins." -Jesus
"I never claimed to be holy." -Confucius
"Who convicts me of sin?" -Jesus
Myth?
AD 30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
Crucifixion
Paul
Mark
Matthew
John
Luke
He was right
He was wrong
Lord
He knew
He didn't know
Liar
Lunatic
Jesus Miranda
“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” -Sherlock Holmes
“We are faced, then, with a frightening alternative. The man we’re talking about was, and is, just what he said, or else insane or worse. Now, it seems to me obvious that he was neither insane nor a fiend. And consequently, however strange, or terrifying, or unlikely, it may seem, I have to accept the view that he was, and is, God.” -C.S. Lewis
"My Lord and my God!" (John 20:28)
Who is Jesus?
1. Who would you say Jesus is? Why?
2. Is there another alternative outside of Jesus being a Myth, Liar, Lunatic, or God?
3. How do you feel about viewing Christianity as a personal relationship with Jesus Christ?
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