How do we know what’s true? How do we determine what is a true message from God and what may be a well-meaning, but ultimately false message from a human? In our current study of Islam and Christianity, how do which determine which religion is correct because they teach very different things?
One useful beginning is to study the historical background of the writings. This background is essential to determine any historical truth. We know that Julius Caesar existed, that Alexander conquered, that in “1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue,” not because we’ve personally talked to any of these people, but because we have historical records that tell us about them.Continue Reading