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It seems that when someone, who does not believe
in Jesus, sets out to investigate the facts and scientifically prove
that Jesus was not who he said he was, they end up believing in
Jesus. When a skeptic looks at the evidence in an unbiased, scientific
way, the answer they get is that Jesus was real, he was God, and
we need to repent of our sins and accept Jesus as our savior.
Two outstanding books, written by people who
did not believe Jesus is God, are:
Links on this page take you to christianbook.com,
where these books may be purchased at a discount.
Than a Carpenter , by Josh McDowell (Living
Books), 128 pages.
short book covers all the bases. Josh McDowell was a skeptic who
thought Christians "must be out of their minds." He logically
investigated and evaluated the evidence from a scientific view and
concluded that Jesus really was God in human flesh.
The Case for Christ, by Lee Strobel (Zondervan), 296 pages.
Lee Strobel was an atheist, an investigative journalist with a legal
background and a skeptic. He examines the "case for Christ"
from a legal prospective, interviewing expert witnesses and asking
the tough questions of a skeptic. He tried to prove that Jesus was
not who he claimed to be, but ended becoming a believer.
The Case for Faith , by Lee Strobel
(Zondervan), 269 pages.
Investigative reporter Lee Strobel examines the barriers to faith.
An excellent book for those who are attracted to Christianity, but
have doubts and questions.
In His Steps, by Charles Sheldon (various publishers, including
Barbour), 242 pages.
An unexpected visitor to a prosperous church challenges the congregation
to do what Jesus would do. This book has had a profound effect on
Jesus Freaks , by DC Talk and the Voices of the Martyrs
(Albury Publishing), 368 pages.
156,000 Christians were martyred in 1998. This book tells the stories
of Christian martyrs from the first century to present day.
by Tim LaHaye & David Noebel (World Publishing), 354 pages.
An examination and explanation of secular humanism, how it is impacting
American life, and Christianity's response.
Videos That Help Start A Conversation
Share your faith with these DVDs, based on a fictional conversation
Perfect Stranger, DVD
Despite her successful career as an attorney, Nikki Cominsky's
life is far from perfect. When she receives a mysterious invitation
to "dinner with Jesus of Nazareth," she accepts, thinking it's
an intriguing prank. What ensues is a whirlwind evening of debate
and revelation---with an unforgettable man! Will her life be
changed forever? From the book by David Gregory. Approx. 105
Perfect Stranger, DVD
How would you react if your mom told you she had dined with
the Almighty? Probably with disbelief---just like Sarah Cominsky
after her mother, Nikki, reveals she spent an evening with Jesus.
Traveling to college, Sarah strikes up a friendship with someone
who shares her disdain for religion. Listen to their conversation---and
be challenged and renewed! Another Perfect Stranger is
the sequel to The Perfect Stranger (a film based on David
Gregory's Dinner with a Perfect Stranger). CC. Approx.
A Conversation with David Gregory
Behind the Scenes Scrapbook