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Why I Am A Christian. Why Do People Reject God?. Some accept philosophical arguments Many due to suffering they have experienced or seen Refuse the evidence for God and reject him, Romans 1:19-22, 25, 28. Why Do People Reject God?.

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Why i am a christian

Why I Am A Christian


Why do people reject god

Why Do People Reject God?

  • Some accept philosophical arguments

  • Many due to suffering they have experienced or seen

  • Refuse the evidence for God and reject him, Romans 1:19-22, 25, 28


Why do people reject god1

Why Do People Reject God?

“I regard it (religion, jrp) as a disease born of fear and as a source of untold misery to the human race.” (Bertrand Russell)

“Has Religion Made

Useful Contributions to Civilization?”

Why I Am Not a Christian, 24

  • James 1:27

  • 1 Peter 3:15


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Evidence, Romans 1:19-21

    • First Cause

    • Rational Thought

    • Moral Conscience

  • Faith in God rests upon evidence, Hebrews 11:3; Acts 14:13-17

  • Why we worship God, Psalm 111:1-2

Because I am in Awe of God’s Power and Blessings

Psalm 8:3-4

Psalm 33:6-9


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Thankful, happy life preferable over the fatalism of atheism

    • 1 Chronicles 16:7-13, 28-36

    • Psalm 106:1

    • Psalm 30:4-5

    • 2 Timothy 3:1-5

    • 1 Thessalonians 5:18

Because I want to live a thankful life

Romans 1:21

Psalm 8:1-2


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Jesus is the Light of the World

    • Dark: Danger and doubt

    • Psalm 89:15 (1 Jno. 1:5)

    • Psalm 119:105; 1 Jno. 1:6-7

  • I choose to be a son of light, 1 Ths. 5:4-8

    • Gospel makes me a better person, Romans 12:2; 8:29

Because I do not want to live in darkness

John 8:12

John 1:4-5


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Gospel answers the problem of suffering, Heb. 2:17-18; 4:14-16

  • Sin is in this world

    • Genesis 3:17-19

    • Romans 5:12

    • Galatians 6:7

    • John 9:1-3 (Eccl. 9:11-12)

    • Jesus gives rest, Matt. 10:28

Because there is sin and suffering in the world


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Why I Am A Christian

  • I can see beyond present suffering to eternal glory, 2 Cor. 4:16-18 (2 Cor. 5:7)

    • Hebrews 11:1; 6:19

    • Acts 4:12 (Matt. 20:28)

Because there is sin and suffering in the world


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Freedom of choice, Isa. 55:6-7 (Josh. 24:15)

    • Responsibility and accountability

      • Genesis 2:16-17

      • Joshua 24:20-24

      • Luke 12:48

    • Christians choose what cannot be taken away, Luke 10:41-42

Because I have a choice and I choose what is good


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Why I Am A Christian

  • Salt of the Earth

  • Light of the World

    • Influence others for good

    • The reach of a faithful Christian’s life cannot be measured in years, but in eternity!

Because I believe I can make a difference

Matt. 5:13-16


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Why I Am A Christian

  • I do not want to die alone and without hope, 2 Tim. 4:6-8, 18

    • Philippians 1:21, 23

    • 1 Corinthians 15:58

Because I am going to die

Hebrews 9:27

James 4:13-17


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Why I Am A Christian

Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.

Acts 4:12


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