Has the reader EVER stopped to consider the phenomenon that is CHRISTIANITY?
* Of all the belief systems which have arisen over the centuries, CHRISTIANITY is STILL around.
* Of all the belief systems which have arisen over the centuries, CHRISTIANITY is not only ‘still around,’ it is the DOMINANT professed belief in the world.
* Unlike other belief systems which proclaim that man can be a better human IF ONLY he would follow THAT PARTICULAR belief, CHRISTIANITY proclaims that man is NOT good and NO man can be better–outside of the mercy bestowed by man’s creator AND that man’s belief in JESUS CHRIST as that man’s eternal savior.
“As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.”
* CHRISTIANITY does not look to COMPROMISE as a solution. CHRISTIANITY views COMPROMISE as a challenge to its Godly authority.
“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”
One cannot get much more authoritative than John 14:6.
* The main challenges to CHRISTIANITY over the centuries have been syncretic in nature, rather than direct challenges.
* CHRISTIANITY has steadily grown from its humble beginnings in Israel to the Number One belief system in the world, with about 70 percent of the world claiming to be Christian.
HAS the reader EVER stopped to consider how unlikely that all is?
HAS the reader EVER stopped to consider WHY THAT MIGHT BE?
HAS the reader EVER stopped to consider why CHRISTIANITY has persevered to the present day?
It is not YET too late: there is still a LITTLE time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.
DOES the reader believe he is saved?
DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?
THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST
“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:
And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
–1 Corinthians 15:1-8
“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: April 18, 2022.]
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