About this Series

Given all of the recorded resurrections in Scripture, what’s so important about Jesus’ resurrection? If others in the past have died to live again, what makes Jesus coming back from the dead so unique? Why is His resurrection more significant than any other?

S01 E01 Why Is Jesus’ Resurrection Special? | Why Jesus?

Given all of the recorded resurrections in Scripture, what’s so important about Jesus’ resurrection? If others in the past have died to live again, what makes Jesus coming back from the dead so unique?

S01 E02 Was Jesus Offensive? | Why Jesus?

Jesus’ initial reaction to a Canaanite woman who cried out for mercy in Matthew 15 baffles many people. Was Jesus a mean Messiah, or is there more to this story than meets the eye?

S01 E03 Is Jesus’ Genealogy a Joke? | Why Jesus?

How could Jesus’ father, Joseph, be the son of both Jacob and Heli? Join Eric Lyons as he considers seven brief reasons why the genealogies of Jesus are perfectly consistent.

S01 E04 Did Jesus Condone Lawbreaking? | Why Jesus?

How could Jesus defend his apostles plucking heads of grain on the Sabbath? Was Jesus justifying lawbreaking, or were the Pharisees’ criticisms unjustified

S01 E05 Was Jesus a Thief? | Why Jesus?

Some critics of Christ contend that Jesus commanded His disciples to steal a donkey and her colt before entering Jerusalem during the final week of His life. Can a legitimate case against the Christ be made, or is this just another trumped-up charge?

S01 E06 Was Jesus Powerless in His Hometown? | Why Jesus?

Why could Jesus “do no mighty work” in His hometown of Nazareth? Is the Bible’s portrayal of Jesus as a mighty miracle worker contradictory? Join Eric Lyons as he discusses the often questioned statement in Mark 6:5.