How do you turn a man, great as he may be, into a god?
You start with facts, but then you mix in some fiction. A miracle here, a claim to deity there. You Photoshop your hero until he becomes superhuman.
This is what many people believe Christians have done to Jesus. We have mythologized him into a Messiah–the kind of God we want and need.
But do historical documents support that theory, or do they have a compelling ring of truth?
We’re going to examine Mark 7:24 – 8:30 to see if the Jesus of the Bible is a man-made myth or the God-sent Messiah.