Christians for the past 2,000 years have believed Jesus was and is God. The Bible clearly teaches this in passages like John 20:28, 2 Peter 1:1, and Hebrews 1:8. And the early church fathers affirmed this as well. The resources below answer the common objections and questions raised by those who object to this historic Christian doctrine.


FEATURED ARTICLE:

“ANSWERS TO THE CULTS’ ATTACKS ON JESUS’ DEITY” by Charlie Campbell

CONTENT:
– Introduction
– Does “Firstborn” (Col. 1:15) Mean First Created?
– Does “Begotten” (John 3:16) Mean Created?
– Does “Beginning of the Creation” (Rev. 3:14) Mean Created?
– Does “Son of God” Mean Jesus is Not Equal with Father God?
– Does “My Father is greater than I” (John 14:28) Mean Jesus is Not God?
– Does Jesus’ Question “Why do you call Me good?” (Mt. 19:16-17) Mean Jesus is Not God?
– Does Jesus Praying (John 17) Mean He is Not God?
– Does Jesus Not Knowing the Day or Hour (Mark 13:31-32) Mean Jesus is Not God?
– Is Jesus the One Who Was “Brought forth” in Proverbs 8?
– Conclusion

MORE ARTICLES:

“20 Reasons Christians Believe Jesus is God” (or in Spanish) by Charlie Campbell. Trifold Version: Cover, Inside

“Concise Answers to Atheists’ Objections to Jesus” by Charlie Campbell

“An Examination of the Watchtower’s Translation of John 1:1”

25 Quotes By Early Church Fathers (Prior to Constantine) Expressing their Belief in Christ’s Deity by Nathan Busenitz

“Jesus as God in the Second Century” by Paul Hartog

“The Biblical Basis for the Doctrine of the Trinity” by Robert Bowman

“The Trinity: A Case Study in Implicit Truth” by Ron Rhodes

“The Three Gods Lie: How The Watchtower Misrepresents the Doctrine of the Trinity” by Robert Bowman

“The Uniqueness of Christ” by Norman Geisler


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THE END TIMES & BEYOND: A Concise, Chronological Overview of End-Time Bible Prophecies

What does the Bible say about the future? Will wars and famines ever cease? Will there ever be peace in the Middle East? Will Jesus return to the Earth? Learn where the world is headed in this clear overview of upcoming events in Bible prophecy. Pastor, author, and teacher Charlie Campbell, discusses prophecies surrounding:

• Societal Degeneration
• the Rapture
• the Tribulation + Antichrist
• the Invasion of Israel
• the Battle of Armageddon
• Jesus’s Second Coming + Reign
• the Great White Throne Judgment
• the New Earth + more 

Charlie holds to a Pretribulational Rapture and Premillennial Second Coming (the same view shared by Norman Geisler, John Walvoord, John MacArthur, Warren Wiersbe, Chuck Smith, etc.).

A group of teenagers visiting Israel with their families risk their lives investigating the whereabouts of Bible-affirming archaeological artifacts that were stolen from a museum in Jerusalem. Will they find the artifacts? Why are they important? What did they reveal about the Bible? Find out in Dakota Knox and the Archaeology Thief! The sequels are out here: Book 2 and Book 3

 

ONE-MINUTE ANSWERS TO SKEPTICS: Concise Responses to the Top 50 Objections & Questions

Could you use help answering atheists, skeptics, and agnostics’ top 50 objections and questions about God and the Bible? Objections like:
 

•  “Why doesn’t God just appear to us in a public setting and prove He exists?”
•  “The New Testament authors stole details for Jesus’s life story from religions that were around long before Christianity!”
•  “The God of the Old Testament commanded the Israelites to commit genocide!”
•  “The Bible condones slavery! Only evil, selfish men would concoct a book like that!”
•  “You think Christianity is true because you live in the West and were brought up in the Christian faith. If you had been born in India, you’d be a Hindu!”

Learn how these and other objections and questions can be answered.

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE FOR THE BIBLE: Discoveries that Verify People, Places, and Events in the World's Most Influential Book

Archaeologists have unearthed thousands of ancient artifacts, documents, and inscriptions that verify details in the Bible. Join Charlie Campbell for a journey through the ancient land of the Bible (Israel, Egypt, Jordan, etc.) to learn about dozens of these fascinating discoveries. This updated edition features:

•  New discoveries
•  Concise explanations of finds
•  100+ color photographs
•  Bible-history timeline
•  Subject and Scripture index
•  Questions for discussion
•  300+ footnotes for further study
•  Q&A with the author

 

CHARLIE CAMPBELL'S ENTIRE VIDEO LIBRARY

This tiny USB flash drive contains all 34 of Charlie Campbell’s videos (approx. 50 mins. each) on a wide variety of issues related to the defense of the Christian faith. Just plug it into the USB port on your television or computer (Mac or PC) and begin watching. Click here to order or for more details.

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APOLOGETICS QUOTES: Words That Will Strengthen Your Faith & Equip You to Answer Critics of the Bible

This updated edition now includes more than 500 faith-strengthening quotes by leading defenders of the Christian faith . . .

•  Norman Geisler
•  Lee Strobel
•  John Lennox
•  Ron Rhodes
•  C.S. Lewis
•  Josh McDowell
•  Frank Turek
•  J. Warner Wallace + lots more

Includes author, subject, and scripture index.

 

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SCROLLS & STONES: Compelling Evidence the Bible Can Be Trusted

Can we trust the Bible? Isn’t the Bible just “ancient fiction” written by fallible, perhaps even deceitful men? Haven’t books of the Bible been lost and even tampered with down through the centuries? Isn’t the Bible out-of- sync with scientific discoveries? What about the apparent contradictions in the Bible? What makes the Bible any different than the Hindu Vedas, Quran, or Book of Mormon?  Charlie Campbell has been researching answers to questions like these for nearly twenty-five years. It was his initial research that led him to become a follower of Jesus in 1990. In Scrolls & Stones he shares some of the evidence that changed his mind back then but also fascinating new discoveries . . . all confirming the reliability of the Bible. You’ll learn about:

•  Extrabiblical Historical Sources that Verify Biblical Events
•  Scientific Discoveries Archaeological Evidence
•  Fulfilled Prophecies
•  Ancient Scrolls and Manuscripts
•  Answers to Skeptics’ Objections and Questions
•  Questions for further reflection and small group discussion
•  Full subject index

 


YOUTH APOLOGETICS COURSE

Many teens growing up in Christian homes have not been exposed to the wealth of evidence and good arguments for God’s existence and the trustworthiness of the Bible. Under-equipped and weak in their faith, many young adults walk away from the Christian faith after they move out of the house, if not before. ABR hears this sad story over and over from heartbroken parents. Well, we would love to help prevent this from happening to your son or daughter. Charlie Campbell, the founder of ABR, has developed a “Youth Apologetics Course” that will help EQUIP your son or daughter to STAND STRONG in the truth and “contend earnestly for the faith” (Jude 3). It consists of ten videos, two books, and a fill-in-the-blank workbook that your teen can watch, read, and go through at their own pace at home. Learn more here.