In order to believe in God, it requires a certain type of evidence. You can reach that conclusion scientifically or philosophically or even theologically. But to believe that a human existed at some point in ancient history, it requires several pieces of evidence, that when put together, it points to a conclusion beyond a reasonable doubt that the person existed. Even when you have a body, it is not an absolute guarantee that you are dealing with the person that history claims him or her to be. So inevitably, as a Christian, you will face the question, “did Jesus really exist?”
Did Jesus Really Exist?
Jesus the Man
Nearly all theologians and most historians acknowledge that there was a man named Jesus and he lived in roughly two thousand years ago. Even many prominent atheists acknowledge that Jesus really existed. But how did they come to that conclusion? What evidence is there that Jesus really existed?