Difficult Questions About The Person And Character Of Jesus

Resources Curated around Challenging Questions about the Nature of Christ

Curated by Phil Thompson & Jennifer Brogdon

Does The Bible Claim Jesus Is God?

Other religions worship a god or gods. Some, such as Islam, testify of Jesus but not in the way the Bible presents Jesus. Jesus is not just a prophet or a good example to follow. He is God.

So what does the Bible say about who Jesus is? Does it actually claim Jesus as God?
The resources below will walk through scripture and how it testifies who Jesus really is.

  • Mike Andrus

  • Jeff Louie

How Can Jesus Be Both Man And God?

Jesus has two distinct natures. One is fully divine, and the other is fully human. But how is this even possible? It had to be possible for Jesus to qualify as the perfect sacrifice for our sins. It had to be possible to offer us a way to God the Father himself.

Below you can discover more about Jesus the God-Man.

  • Phil Ryken

  • James White

  • John Lennox

  • Alistair Begg - Jesus The God-ManRuntime: 25 min

Did Jesus Preach The Gospel?

Have you wondered if Paul’s gospel and Jesus’ gospel matches up? Paul takes several journeys to preach the gospel to the Gentiles and makes clear what the gospel actually is. Did Jesus himself preach the gospel during his ministry? If so, how does it line up with Paul’s? Should we even make a distinction between the two?

In the following sources, well-respected pastors of today help answer these questions.

  • Short Panel: John Piper, Tim Keller, & D. A. Carson

  • Long Panel: Tim Keller, Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, & D. A. Carson

How Are Jesus's Claims Unique Among The Religions Of The World?

How you answer the question, “Who is Jesus?” determines your destiny. Muslims say he’s a prophet. Hindus say he’s one of many of their gods. Buddhists say he’s nothing compared to their golden idol. Some Atheists say he’s a good, moral person or that he never existed at all.

According to the Christian, Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life (John 14:6). He’s the only way to God.

  • Jeff Louie

  • Interview: Greg Koukl with Kenneth Samples – God among SagesRuntime: 58 min

How Did Jesus ‘Learn Obedience’ And ‘Become Perfect’?

  • John Piper

  • R.C. Sproul