Many of us know someone who claims that they once believed in Jesus, but now no longer follow Him. This is not a new phenomenon, it has been happening since Jesus arrived on earth 2,000 years ago.
What someone says is not always met by their actions. The test of any confession is what we do in the long term. Jesus was very clear that only those who endure till the end will be saved (Matthew 10:22). John later stated that because certain individuals had departed Jesus’ church that this was proof that they never were a part of it. Continue reading “Why Some People Stop Believing In Jesus”
As we consider the theory of evolution, we must ask the question: has man adapted to his environment, and evolved in regards to his treatment of other human beings?
If we examine the entire history of the human species, we discover that people today are no kinder and gentler towards other human beings than they were at any other time in human history. In fact, the cruelty and evil of human activity has grown markedly worse.
If man in in fact, evolving, should there not be some indication of this evolutionary process in his social behavior. What we observe is a species who is the most cruel, and vicious, amongst all the creatures of earth. Continue reading “The Bible Has Told The Truth Regarding The Nature Of Man”
Over the course of many years, I have often been asked why Christianity; following Jesus, is different from all other religions of the world. First, we must understand that religion is a creation of man in his attempt to make himself acceptable to God. In reality, the Bible teaches that no person can do anything that would cause God to accept us—except believe what He has said.
The basis for true salvation is in a completed work of God, not in man’s performance or attempts at being religious.
In all of the religions of the world, except Biblical Christianity, a person must keep a a set of rules in order to be acceptable. The Bible teaches that we cannot do anything to cause God to love us; He already does. The distance between us and God is because of our sin. There is nothing that we can do to remove our sins, or make ourselves better. If we will be acceptable to God, He must do something to change our situation. Continue reading “Why Christianity Is Different From All Religions”