Before I begin, I have to ask you a logical question...
...why are you a skeptic?
Please don't think I'm being smart with you. I do have a personal interest in this.
Let me put it in perspective for you...
I had a chance to speak with a man while I worked a summer construction job in California. Mike was a good guy. His father had left the family very early, so Mike had no father to grow up with.
He had made it on his own running his own tile installation company. And he was good at it!
Mike and I met on a job one day. When he found out about my Christian faith, he immediately began asking questions like, "So, you believe I'm going to Hell, don't you?" and "Will God send me to Hell if I haven't done enough good things?"
Now don't get the wrong impression of Mike. He hadn't exactly lived the life of a saint, but he wasn't totally belligerent against Christianity either.
He admitted that he believed in God, and that God would let anyone who lived a good life and did the best he could into Heaven.
An interesting concept, I'm sure.
But let's consider it for a moment. I'll tell you exactly what I told Mike...
I believe that Jesus is the only way to Heaven. Why?
The Bible says this, and I believe the Bible.
But another reason is because its logical.
"Logical?" you may ask. "How can it be logical?"
If you're right and I'm wrong, what are the consequences? I've lived a good life; you've lived a good life, and that's all there is to it.
Or maybe you believe we just get "absorbed" into the "universal ideal" and nothing happens to us when we die. We just disappear.
Well then, either way, we're both safe. I receive no eternal punishment. You receive none as well because there is no such thing as Hell.
We both live happily ever after, if...
If I'm right, what are the consequences?
I've accepted Christ as the only way to Heaven. I spend an eternity in wonderful friendship with the Creator of the universe. The rewards are enormous.
What happens to the skeptic. What happens to you?
If I'm right, you spend an eternity in Hell...eternal torment, fire and pain. The cost is enormous.
If I'm right one of us suffers.
Which is safer? Which is more logical?
Why take the chance?
And let's deal with the subject of good works, Mr. Skeptic. How good is "good?" How many good works do you have to do to please God? What constitutes a "good life?"
Can you answer these questions? If not, you may want to reconsider your position and
go back to the "Meet Jesus" page and find out more about true salvation.
You see, salvation is the only logical alternative to what you and billions of other unsuspecting people believe. Don't let your soul exist another day without searching to really understand the truth.
Your soul is a terrible thing to waste!
I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6)
Stop being a skeptic. Come to God through Jesus Christ. He's the logical alternative.
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