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Was Jesus Just a Good Man?

The Bible’s answer

Jesus was more than just a good man. At the very least, he has proved to be the most influential man in human history. Note what these famous historians and writers have said about him:

Jesus of Nazareth . . . is easily the dominant figure in history.”—H. G. Wells, English historian.

[Jesus’] life is the most influential ever lived on this planet and its effect continues to mount.”—Kenneth Scott Latourette, American historian and author.

The Bible identifies why Jesus has had a greater impact than any other good man who ever lived. When Jesus asked his closest followers who they thought he was, one of them correctly answered: “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”—Matthew 16:16.

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Why did Jesus die? What is Jesus doing now? Learn the answers to these and other questions in the Bible.