Posts tagged Christ
The World Is Sick

Two nights ago, the deadliest shooting in United States history took place in Las Vegas. One man killed 59 people and injured 500 more. To call it a tragedy is an understatement. 

For those grieving because they have lost a friend or family member, you are justified in feeling violated. Something was wrongfully taken, a human life. Yet even those of us who did not lose someone two nights ago, we have a powerful feeling deep inside:

Things ought not be this way.

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The Veil of Modernity and Rejecting The Bible

Next month I will be teaching a class on the historicity of Jesus' Life and the trustworthiness of the New Testament. Our text is The Historical Jesus by Gary Habermas, who presents a compelling case for trusting the Bible through evidence, archeology, non-Christian sources, and accuracy of the Gospels.

So why is it hard for some to accept the Bible as true? I think there are two reasons:

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Only Christianity Offers Unearned Grace

Every worldview claims that your destiny is tied to your effort and ability. Judaism strives to follow every law in the Pentateuch.

Islam is based on how well you obey Allah, and even if you do everything you can your destiny is unsure. He may decide in the last moments that you are not fit for "heaven."

Hinduism is an eternal struggle to escape reincarnation, where you are constantly paying for the sins of a previous life. No one can answer what you were paying for in the first life though.

Buddhism asks you eliminate all desire so you can be free from suffering, ironically making non-desire your one desire.

And what about the atheist or agnostic?

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