1. What difference has Jesus made in the world? How is His influence affected if He is a
2. How are the claims about Jesus being God different from what other religions teach?
Why are these claims an important part of determining the historicity of Jesus?
3. What role does the change in the lives of Jesus’ followers play in your acceptance of
Jesus as a historical figure?
4. How can someone who believes in a historical Jesus explain the mythical stories from
other cultures that have elements similar to the claims of Jesus found in the New
5. How do the sacraments of baptism and communion show the importance of Jesus
fulfilling the things the New Testament writers say about Him?