Sermon on the Mount

On October 26, 2017, Mike Licona was asked to recite Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount at a location not far from the traditional sight where Jesus is believed to have delivered it 2,000 years ago.

Did Jesus’s prophecy to return fail?

Jesus promised His disciples that He would return before some of them died. But it’s 2,000 years later and He has yet to show up. Was Jesus wrong? In this video, Dr. Licona looks at three options.

Was Jesus’s Resurrection a Metaphor?

Some recent scholars have claimed that the early Christians used the term “resurrection” for Jesus only as a metaphor that meant God had exalted Jesus in heaven or that Jesus remains alive in his [...]

Hebrews 5:7

Ahmed Deedat claimed that Hebrews 5:7 teaches that God heard Jesus’s prayer and spared him from death on the cross. In this video, Dr. Licona reveals Deedat’s careless treatment of [...]

Sign of Jonah

Muslim apologists such as Ahmed Deedat, Shabir Ally, Zakir Naik, and Yusaf Ismail often appeal to the Sign of Jonah in the Gospels as evidence that Jesus did not die. In this video, Dr. Licona [...]

Crucifixion or Cruci-fiction

The Quran teaches that Jesus did not die in the first century but God made it appear that he did. Muslim apologists, therefore, claim that the Gospel accounts of Jesus’s death are [...]