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Why Me--Not for Christians Only

De Verne Coleman

Why Me--Not for Christians Only

An Understanding of Man, God, the Man-God Relationship and Life

by De Verne Coleman

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Published by Alomega Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11739274M
    ISBN 100966100603
    ISBN 109780966100600
    OCLC/WorldCa42025119

      Christians aren't here to judge other people's decisions. God gave us free will to make our own choices in life and how you choose to live that life is between you and Him. 8.   I’ve always thought that I was a Christian. I’ve simply assumed that since I believed myself to be and strived to be, that this was enough. Though I’ve devoted my days to emulating Jesus and to reflecting his character in the world, this seems to have been a woefully errant path leading me far afield of righteousness. Over recent years I’ve Continue Reading Maybe I’m Actually Not.   Question: "If Jesus was a Jew, why aren’t Christians Jewish?" Answer: If Jesus was a Jew, why is it that Christians don’t follow Judaism?The Laws of Judaism were given to Moses for the children of Israel in a very sacred and special covenant at Mount Sinai and recorded for us in the book .   Discover some of the top Christian books for men today! Being a Christian man in this morally decaying world has been a struggle. There’s no doubt: every turn you make gives you the opportunity to commit sin. Not only that but men, more than ever, have been ridiculed in our society so much that we forgot our God-given role.


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Why Me--Not for Christians Only by De Verne Coleman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Unbelief is contagious, and there are a million reasons not to believe. This series attacks head on 8 of the most common objections to faith; objections like:Christianity does not workGod does not careChristianity does not own truthYour Heaven is my HellYour Hell is my HeavenChristians are stupidChristians are hypocritesGod is meanThe truth is never afraid of questions, and God is honored when.

Why I Am Not a Christian is an essay by the British philosopher Bertrand ally a talk given 6 March at Battersea Town Hall, under the auspices of the South London Branch of the National Secular Society, it was published that year as a pamphlet and has been republished several times in English and in translation.

One of the messages, “Christians Only—Not the Only Christians,” has been transcribed and widely distributed by critics. Here we are including the message (minus the introduction and conclusion for the sake of space), choosing to keep it in its original (i.e., oral) form.

In chapter 15 of Paul’s first letter of correction to the Corinthian church, he addresses the issue of false doctrine perpetuated by some teaching against the resurrection from the dead ().

In fact, Christians will take the side of the Bible even when it contradicts logic, reason and common sense, and they’ll come up with ridiculous far fetched explanations as to why it’s not wrong – even when it clearly is, so they can continue to believe it’s the greatest book ever written.

A mand cannot say on the one hand, “We are not the only Christians” and then on the other say by our teaching that everyone who does not practice everything exacltly like us is not saved.

You just can’t have it both ways. The bottom line is, truth is not relative. There is only one truth, at least on a matter as sensitive and important as. A few weeks ago a colleague of mine asked me why I was a Christian.

"Is the evidence for God so overwhelming that you were compelled to be a Christian. Which piece of evidence is the one that makes you Christian?" Only a few days earlier, I had been reflecting on this very question. Was. The Bible is full of wisdom, but it is often misquoted and misunderstood.

The same goes for Jesus’ words. While the teachings of Jesus only lasted around three years prior to His death, in that. The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths.

Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum. Only then you can properly follow Christ’s later admonition: “Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with RIGHTEOUS judgment ” (John ).

Conclusion. I know there are many things that we should avoid saying as Christians, but more. I personally think it’s a smokescreen for the real reasons why Christians don’t read the Bible. After all, we’re rarely too busy to surf the internet, watch television or go to the coffee shop.

The fact is we think we have better things to do and choose to. Why are you a Christian. As a full-time church youth pastor and a part-time adjunct professor at a Christian college, I like to ask this question to all of my students.

In fact, I ask this question quite often to many active churchgoers these days. The answer I typically receive in response to my simple question is nothing but a blank stare. suppose I could be on dangerous ground here, but I’ve been thinking about this a lot and have been eager to “write it out,” (which is how I work through ideas in my mind).

I’ve been thinking about why some people don’t become Christians. Why is it that some people. I hate to disappoint you, but the Bible is not about you. Specifically, it was not written to improve the quality of your daily existence (in the way you think). It is not a spiritual handbook and it is not a guide to determining God’s will for your life.

Why I Am Not a Christian is an essay by the British philosopher Bertrand ally a talk given 6 March at Battersea Town Hall, under the auspices of the South London Branch of the National Secular Society, it was published that year as a pamphlet and has been republished several times in English and in translation.

Such books are part of “the unfruitful works of darkness” (Ephesians ), which Paul calls “shameful” (Ephesians ). Finally, it should be clear that the Bible is the most important book and should receive highest priority among Christians. Other books can be beneficial and include truth, but only the Bible is “God-breathed.

Only 45 percent of those who regularly attend church read the Bible more than once a week. Over 40 percent of the people attending read their Bible occasionally, maybe once or twice a month. Almost 1 in 5 churchgoers say they never read the Bible—essentially the same number who read it every day.

Most Protestant Christians believe that the Bible is the only source concerning faith. According to them, there is no need for Apostolic Tradition or an authoritative, teaching Church.

Be inspired with daily articles featuring marriage help, parenting advice, movie reviews and more. Christian living resources and Bible study to encourage your walk with Jesus Christ.

When I ask why they don’t read the Bible, I commonly hear the same barriers. I’d like to refute the top 10 reasons I hear most often. I'm not religious.

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time. Jesus has been hailed by secular sources as the most influential person to ever walk the earth.

Books, art, movies, and other such mediums should all be available to facilitate such a life centered on God’s Word. Had Jesus written a book, it would have probably been chock full of personal stories about the way God interacts, teaches, leads and loves his people.

Oh wait, he has written a book. Why I Am Not a Christian. Why I Am Not a Christian () by Richard Carrier. In this explanation of why he is not a Christian, Richard Carrier outlines the top four reasons why he rejects Christianity: God's silence, God's inactivity, lack of evidence, and the overt conflict between discovered reality and Christian theory.

I have increasingly encountered Christians who accuse me to my face of being a liar, of being wicked, of not wanting to talk to God, of willfully ignoring evidence--because that is the only way they can explain my existence. I cannot be an honest, well-informed pursuer of the truth who came to a fair and reasonable decision after a thorough.

Noted Christian Writer. Vance Havner began writing the very first of his more than 40 books shortly after the start of his 70 year ministry.

Vance's best known book, Though I Walk Through The Valley, details the loss of his beloved wife, Sarah/5(1). Man knows not his time.

It is not for us to direct our steps (Jer. All our days have been written in God’s book before any of them come to pass (Psalm ).

You and I need to admit we are powerless over some things. I am powerless to do all sorts of things. I can’t make someone believe the gospel.

I can’t raise the dead. s were called Christians. (Acts ) So a Christian is a disciple. Jesus said, “ If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

” Luke In other words, being a Christian means that I deny my own will and choose to do God’s will, every day. Leading seller of Christian books, Bibles, gifts, homeschool products, church supplies, DVDs, toys and more. Everything Christian for Less for over 40 years. A word of warning: don’t permit all of your kids’ activities to take place in Christian-only programs.

Take up a new hobby, especially one shared in groups. Diversions from responsibilities can be personally renewing, restorative, and great venues for evangelism. Find something fun or interesting to do or learn in which you are not.

Why I Am Not a Christian Books & Lit “Devastating in its use of cold logic,” (The Independent), the classic essay collection that expresses the freethinker’s views to religion and challenges set notions in today’s society from one of the most influential intellectual figures of the twentieth century.

Dedicated as few men have been to the life of reason, Bertrand Russell has always been. Why I Am a Christian offers compelling answers that will free Christians from doubt and clear away obstacles to faith for unbelievers. Beginning with the topics of moral relativism and knowable truth, the book progresses to questions about belief in God, the reliability of the Bible, and the identity of Jesus as the Messiah, the Son of God.

When I read the 14th chapter of John, I see a context that yields an alternative reading of the text. Instead of Jesus starting some new religion here and saying, "OK, fellas, I'm going to go away soon" -- referring to his death -- "but, before I go, you should know that where I'm going you, and others who believe just like you, will one day be, too -- that is, of course, if they believe like.

He is the ONLY way. I want to spend eternity in heaven. Not because of what will be there, but because of Who will be there. I want to go to heaven because that’s where my Lord is. I’m a Christian Because I Love God.

Over the years, my love for God grows stronger and stronger, but it has always been at the core of why I’m a Christian. Why I Am Not A Christian book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(1).

Why I’m a Christian 1. Because life makes no sense to me apart from Christ. Nor does it have any purpose. Because I’ve tried to not believe in Jesus, and I find that I cannot.

(Perhaps this is why the early Christians were called “believers.” We believe for reasons that we cannot naturally explain. We believe because we believe. Why Christians Make Miserable Addicts. 07/02/ 02 I was a Christian drunk living a double life. By day I wrote books about parenting and prayer, and by night I drank myself blotto from a stash in my closet.

And then I asked God to help me not do it again. But I always did. As the cycle of my over-drinking, repentance, trying harder. Luke - But keep on the alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are about to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”.

‎This is a famous but very controversial piece by Bertrand Russell. It was a lecture delivered in at National Secular Society, London. Later in it was part of a book with the same title and reached international fame. He examines one by one several highly regarded arguments for the existenc.

Christians don’t get to hoard their wealth. Christians can and should earn money. When given the opportunity, Christians can and should earn more rather than less money—there’s no intrinsic value in poverty and no intrinsic trouble in wealth. But Christians are not.

Some Christians and church people are just downright mean. Why is this. Why are Christians so mean. In some recent surveys (reported in books like unChristian and They Like Jesus but Not the Church), it appears that most people in our culture believe that Christians are about as trustworthy as car salesmen and lawyers.

One of the issues is why we read Christian books and what we expect them to deliver. I tend to be looking for truths and for things that I can apply. If you read in this way then it is easy to skim and not to engage very deeply.

We are looking to mine a book. “Social change is better achieved by being for something than against something.” ~ Helene Gayle.

Warning: This article will soon vanish from the Internet, so be sure to read and spread it before “the globalists” take it down forevah. Clears throat. In last Thursday’s UNFILTERED article, I promised I’d tell you why I believe countless Christians who are otherwise intelligent. This book is not just a why no one wants to be around Christians it's a how to be Jesus in an ever changing world.

Both practical & spiritually leading, I definitely have much to incorporate in my personal journey to see all come to know the kind of love that Reviews: Well I mean, a lot of this (save the first thing; that's heresy) is what the Orthodox church holds, and we believe ourselves to be the true Church, and you bet we are Christians.

So really, the only sticking point that makes you not a Christian, in my view, is your frankly confusing Christology (well I wasn't confused until I read your comments).