Am I Good Enough?: Preparing for Life's Final Exam by Andy Stanley

By Andy Stanley

I Ask Myself each Day..."Am I strong Enough?" Christians declare that Jesus is the single approach to heaven. yet how may possibly a very good God, who created the full universe in all its variety, be so proscribing? Is Christianity unfair? isn't really it extra becoming to think that strong humans from any spiritual or nonreligious heritage visit heaven, instead of humans from one specific trust process? possibly now not, says Andy Stanley. during this up to date variation of the bestselling ebook, 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 children to a thankful expertise of God's huge, immense grace and mercy.

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Once Jesus was nailed to the cross, an exchange took place between Jesus and the men being crucified on either side of him. Before we listen in on their conversation, there are a couple of things about crucifixion you ought to know. In that day, it was considered the most shameful and painful form of execution. A man sentenced to crucifixion was stripped naked before being either tied or nailed to the wooden timbers, and he could hang for days in agony before finally succumbing to death. Now with that in mind, let’s look at what the men crucified beside Jesus said once they recognized who it was that hung between them: One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: “Aren’t you the Christ?

ROMANS 3:10 All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. ROMANS 3:23 For the wages of sin is death. ROMANS 6:23 That will just make your day, won’t it? And check this one out: Therefore no one will be declared righteous in [God’s] sight by observing the law; rather, through the law we become conscious of sin. ROMANS 3:20 The New Testament comes right out and says what the Old Testament implies: No one will reach God by being good. Not only does the Bible not offer us a magic list of do’s and don’ts, it discourages us from even looking for one.

This is an important question, one for which there are only four possible answers. One possibility is that Jesus was lying about himself. ” I don’t know why it is so hard for people to say that. If one does not accept Christ’s claims about himself, that is really the only view to hold—he was a liar. A second possibility is that Jesus was crazy—that he truly believed he was God’s own son sent here to die for the sins of the world. And because he was so convinced, he was convincing. We’ve seen that sort of thing happen before.

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