Advent One: Virgin Birth

Apologetics and Theology

I thought I would celebrate Advent by having a series of posts on Jesus. I will start with the virgin birth. I will not try and prove the virgin birth but will discuss the purpose […]

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The Beauty of Mary’s Submission

With Christmas almost here, I thought I would share these words of Francis Schaeffer concerning Mary from his book True Spirituality. It is beautiful, it is wonderful.  She says: ‘Behold, the bondmaid of the Lord; […]

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Karl Barth on the Virgin Birth

Virgin Birth

The man Jesus of Nazareth is not the true Son of God because He was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.  On the contrary, because He is the true Son […]

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Mary and Pagan Virgin Mothers

Mary

Very often, skeptics claim that Mary, the mother of Jesus, is just another version of other pagan virgin mothers such as Isis.  I have done some work to demonstrate that often these pagan mothers are […]

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Who is the Father of Jesus Christ?

Apologetics and Theology

Let me put my cards on the table: I believe Jesus to be the Son of God and that his human father was Joseph, the husband of Mary.  Why do I believe that Jesus is […]

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Meri, Mary and the Mother of the Saviour

Apologetics and Theology

A recent comment on this blog asked about the Egyptian Meri as a name for Isis as a connection to Mary the mother of Jesus.  If you Google Meri and Mary you will find dozens […]

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