Jesus, Peter, AXE discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show


The others. So basically buzz off, and so this was when I was in my thirties. And I it was a little bit the scourge. But so I thought okay, I'm, but I still I continued to study for the next twenty years. I've continued to study pretty intensely Christianity and theology, and it was only after by the way at that point. I had no platform I had no columns written books and nothing along these lines other than practice law. And so after five political books and a syndicated column for fifteen hours. For many years. It was I decided to revisit this. I still didn't know if I had the credentials. I mean, I knew I didn't because I'm not a pastor. And all that. But I felt like there's so many people that are not that don't hear the message of theologians and pastors they don't they don't have access to some of the great writings that. I do and they they don't read apologetic. I thought why can bridge the gap between for the lay people, and I can introduce them to all this research and all the things that finally convinced me, so I wrote the first book Jesus on trial as a chronological history of my faith journey and also is a book on apologetic. And then I continued after that into the maze code, and then the last book before this one was the true Jesus which was about the gospels where I just consolidated all four gospels into one running narrative and had commentary along with this book. Jesus is risen follows the gospels. It's the book. Axe was the history early church and six of the possible Paul's thirteen pistols. So it's it's really not a history of the is a history of the church insofar as it tracks the bible, what this book does track those books every verse in the bible, either stated or paraphrase, and then a commentary with some of the great Christian thinkers and then my own insights. So where do you think the real gap since you've obviously, you're very familiar with the Old Testament and the New Testament where do you see the real differences philosophically coming in between Old Testament religions Judaism? And and the New Testament because there seemed to be a couple of different views about this one is that Jesus radically shifts kind of the narrative of the Old Testament in different direction. What is that he comes to complete the law, and so it's more of a newer and more complete gloss on the Old Testament? But where where do you see the differences between all the New Testament? Okay. I believe that the Christian theology believes, and I believe that the new covenant supersedes the old covenant. But the New Testament doesn't supersede. The Old Testament. It is the second part of a two part story of God's salvation history. And I'm amused by all these secular critics who say Jesus is all salt and light and love and he never got mad and never reprimanded anyone. And what they don't realize. If Christian theology is true the bible, God, we worship is Triune. And so Jesus was with the father and the Holy Spirit at the creation. So of course, he embraced everything in the Old Testament. And it was intended to be and the Jews were the chosen people are the chosen people. Of course, the Christian view is that they're the chosen people to bring the gospel ultimately to the rest of the world, they anticipated a messiah who would be a political deliver our military deliver. And they according to Christian theology not through their own fault. But miss after hinted what the Old Testament scripture was saying what it was really saying is he would cry. Why should be a suffering servant, and he would die for since? So when he died not only did he not deliver a political victory. He was humiliated and didn't even lift a finger to defend himself, and he died and even some of his disciples at that point Peter tonight him after he died even after having lived with him and seeing all his miracles..

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