Thursday, July 16, 2009

Who is Jesus?

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For those skeptics, cynics and new believers who need historical facts to evaluate Jesus's existence,
Scholars examine the facts:

Who was---or is Jesus Christ? Christians worship him as God. But the President of American Atheists, Ellen Johnson, claims Jesus didn’t exist. Others say Jesus was an imposter. The Da Vinci Code postulates Jesus was as a great man whose deity was invented by the 4th century Church.

Y-Jesus examines the questions that are being asked by both skeptics and believers: Does the latest evidence refute or affirm the picture of Jesus Christ given to us in the New Testament? And is there any evidence for the claim that he rose from the dead?

Find out answers to these questions from Y-Jesus

Who is Jesus? Based on God's Word

"God promised this good news about his Son ahead of time through his prophets in the holy scriptures. His Son was descended from David. He was publicly identified as God’s Son with power through his resurrection from the dead, which was based on the Spirit of holiness. This Son is Jesus Christ our Lord." -Romans 1:3-4 CEB 

Friday, July 10, 2009

How can you be Saved?

"It is by grace you have been saved through faith, and this not from yourselves; it is the gift of God. "- Ephesians 2:8

You cannot purchase salvation through your good deeds, charity, new age thinking, spirituality of this world or by not stepping on each other's toes. The price of your salvation is paid by Christ. He purchased your freedom from sin and bondage through His sacrifice.

Romans 14:9 - "Christ died and rose again for this very purpose—to be Lord both of the living and of the dead."

There is no one perfect or without sin. You sin everyday in your thoughts, in your words and actions.

Romans 3:23 - "For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard."

But why do you need Christ and need saving and from what you may think?

Romans 6:23 - "For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord."

Sin separates you eternally from God, where there is no hope, joy, peace nor freedom.

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Why Jesus?

Why Jesus? By Nicky Gumbel

What's it all about?

Relationships are exciting. They are the most important aspect of our lives - our relationships with our parents, boyfriend or girlfriend, husband or wife, children, grandchildren, friends, and so on.

Christianity is first and foremost about relationships rather than rules. It is about a Person more than a philosophy. It is about the most important relationship of all: our relationship with the God who made us. Jesus said that the first and greatest commandment is to love God. The second is to love our neighbour. So, it is also about our relationships with other people.