The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity by Alex McFarlandSociety today has a growing number of objections and concerns regarding Christianity. Why does a loving God let bad things happen? Would God really send someone to hell? And why is Christianity right and other religions are in error? Many Christians hear objections to Christianity and have a crisis of faith. Enter Alex McFarland, a seasoned apologist who is ready to explore 10 common objections to Christianity. He offers straight answers that will give them confidence and understanding about their beliefs. After reading this book, all Christians will know how to effectively answer the most common objections to Christianity, why they believe what they believe and be prepared to defend their faith and worldview.
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Questions come up a lot when you' re looking for a reality that won' t leave you empty and cheated. The following are some of the most common questions asked about the Christian faith. The answers to these questions are brief but they are not intended to be trite and pat answers. We encourage you to investigate and examine these issues further. The Christian must be prepared to give honest answers to honest questions. How can Christians say that Jesus is the only way to God? All religions are basically good aren't they?
A s the flight from Chicago to Dallas climbed in the sky, I became engrossed in conversation with the passenger to my left. On learning I was a Christian communicator, she related that a professing Christian had signed a contract with her, attempted to lead her to Christ, then later deceitfully undercut her. I told her that Christians weren't perfect, that some fail miserably, that many are honest and caring, but that it is Jesus we ultimately trust. Aimee asked question on question: "How can you believe the Bible? I tried to answer her concerns tactfully and explained the message of grace as clearly as I could. Stories I told of personal pain seemed to open her up to consider God's love for her.
Why should I believe the Bible? Why does God allow so much pain and suffering in the world? Is there really a hell, and if so, how could a good and loving God send people to it? I feel closer to God out in the woods or on the lake. I don't need to go to church to be a Christian, do I? Doesn't science contradict the Bible or disprove God? I've always believed the Bible, but when I hear someone talk about being "Born Again", it confuses me.
The index below lists the questions that we received from others.
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Who are the authors of UnderstandChristianity. The explanations and commentaries were written hoping to accomplish just that. We also wanted to provide good reference material for anyone who wanted to study what the Bible itself had to say about certain doctrines. We also believe that Scripture alone should determine our doctrines, and that therefore Scripture as a whole should interpret Scripture in other words, our human reason or anything else is never to trump Scripture. Above all, we believe in sharing the joy of the message of forgiveness in Christ with all people.
During the Christian spiritual journey, followers of Christ are forced to eventually face some basic faith-related questions. Here are a few of the most common ones:. What does salvation really mean? When does it happen and is it permanent? Do you choose your own salvation or is it predestined?