A friend asked me what I thought about pastor Brian Zahnd and his book Sinners in the Hands of a Loving God. I had not heard of him or the book. So I got the book and I was disturbed by what I read. Zahnd thinks that the Bible is filled with contradictions and pagan ideas (like animal
The following question just came to my inbox: Does Jesus Christ show up in the Old Testament? I say NO. He is a New Testament character only. Yes, predictions about a Messiah, but no Jesus. Abraham was justified due to his faith in God. There was no resurrection yet. Others insist Jesus was there. Help, please, and links if possible.
Some people say we must believe that Jesus is the Christ, without necessarily believing in Him for eternal life or any other kind of salvation. By contrast, we argue that when you believe that Jesus is the Christ—i.e., the Savior—you must have some understanding of the kind of salvation He brings. To believe in Jesus as