By Andy Stanley
I Ask Myself each Day..."Am I strong Enough?" Christians declare that Jesus is the one technique to heaven. yet how may perhaps an excellent God, who created the complete universe in all its variety, be so proscribing? Is Christianity unfair? isn't really it extra becoming to think that reliable humans from any spiritual or nonreligious heritage visit heaven, instead of humans from one specific trust procedure? perhaps now not, says Andy Stanley. during this up to date version of the bestselling booklet, youngster readers will discover why Jesus taught that goodness isn't really even a demand to go into heaven--and why Christianity is past reasonable. Andy Stanley leads the following new release of kids to a thankful wisdom of God's huge, immense grace and mercy.
If merely stable humans visit heaven,
would I make the lower?
If Christianity is right,
why is God so narrow-minded?
And why usually are not the solutions obvious?!
They are. discover why being "good enough"...
Read or Download Am I Good Enough?. Preparing for Life's Final Exam PDF
Similar christianity books
American bush pilot Russell Stendal, on regimen enterprise, landed his aircraft in a distant Colombian village. Gunfire exploded in the course of the city and inside of mins Russell's 142 day ordeal had began. The Colombian cartel defined that this was once a kidnapping for ransom and that he will be held till cost used to be made.
Who may the Saviour need to be, what could the Saviour need to do to rescue humans from the meaning-destroying reports in their lives? This publication bargains a scientific Christology that's without delay biblical and philosophical. beginning with human radical vulnerability to horrors resembling everlasting soreness, sadistic abuse or genocide, it develops what has to be precise approximately Christ if he's the horror-defeater who eventually resolves all of the difficulties affecting the human and Divine-human kin.
How is it that Christian religion might be stated to be in response to cause and even as to go beyond cause? at the one hand, the concordance of religion with cause appears to be like to minimize religion to rational considering and to usual human event; nonetheless, the adaptation among religion and cause turns out to make trust unreasonable and arbitrary.
Does heaven exist? if that is so, what's it like? and the way does one get in? all through heritage, painters, poets, philosophers, pastors, and plenty of usual humans have contemplated those questions. might be no different subject captures the preferred mind's eye rather like heaven. Gary Scott Smith examines how american citizens from the Puritans to the current have imagined heaven.
- Christian Inculturation in India (Liturgy, Worship and Society Series)
- Who Chose the Gospels?: Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy
- Who Killed Jesus?: Exposing the Roots of Anti-Semitism in the Gospel Story of the Death of Jesus
- The Modern Theologians: An Introduction to Christian Theology Since 1918
- The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
Additional info for Am I Good Enough?. Preparing for Life's Final Exam
I ran across a quote from him that speaks to the general feeling that most of us have when it comes to religious uncertainty. ”1 Now that’s helpful, isn’t it? Even Gandhi didn’t find certainty in religion. To Grandmother’s House We Go Several years ago my wife, Sandra, walked into our kitchen, sat down on the bar stool, and announced that she wanted to make a special trip to her hometown for the purpose of talking to her aging grandmother, Helen, about eternity. I was surprised. Helen was almost ninety at the time.
His contemporaries understood exactly what he was saying. He wasn’t offering yet another version of good guys win. He was here to establish a new order. So they crucified him. “They” being men who believed with all their hearts that good people—lawkeepers, not lawbreakers—go to heaven. And yet just about everybody has good things to say about Jesus. Every major cult has adopted parts of his teachings. Even Muhammad, the founder of Islam, had great respect for Jesus—he believed that Jesus was, in fact, a true prophet of God.
You probably don’t either. I mentioned that I talked to a lady who was present that day. She said that years later, many from that congregation confessed that they were ashamed of the way they had acted that day. As the world changed around them, they saw how wrong they had been. What they viewed as an effort to protect their church during one season of their lives was later viewed as pure racism. My point? We change. And as we change, our values, morals, and ethics change. So which standard does God use?