In John 14:6, Jesus tells us He is the only way to God. He says, “I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” Jesus excludes all other religious founders, all other religious teachers, and all other religions with this statement. But is He right? Can we have a relationship with the divine without Jesus? Or, can we find other ways to live, other truths to heed, other ways to get to heaven?
Tag: gospel of John
The case in favor of John grows stronger when we add another internal element: the author of this account was familiar with Palestine.
From the writings of Clement of Rome and Irenaeus, we know that the core elements of the Christian faith were established by the end of the first century, some 60-70 years following the death and reported resurrection of Jesus. I indicated in my previous post that though this is early testimony in terms of ancient history, there are more ancient documents that communicate these truths.