Auguste Rodin is said to have conceived the idea of sculpting ‘The Thinker’ in 1880. Now, you are here, and I presume because you are also a thinker, perhaps with some interest in what Jesus Christ has to say about truth and life. I pray that you will find what follows a blessing.
The lynch-pin of Christianity is the resurrection of Jesus Christ, which if true, means he is alive. Therefore, before you delve into some of the issues below, could I encourage you to come to Christ with a sincere heart, and ask him to reveal the truth to you. If you ask, he will answer. If need be, take up the words of the Psalms:
O send out thy light and thy truth: let them lead me; [Psalm 43:3]