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Jesus Christ Saves Sinners by His Sacrifice on the Cross-By His Authority Given From Above.

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Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jul 9, 2008 at 16:53

If it were possible that someone who does not believe in Jesus Christ as LORD could tell the world it was not true that Jesus Christ died to save mankind, then as Jesus Christ told the unbelieving people of the time of His first appearance that the rocks would cry out the truth.

It is quite unfortunate that your response, like others who try to dismiss Jesus Christ and His Deity from their lives, does not even try to discover what it is that disciples have in their lives that make them say these things. You have asked for a logical explanation, also like so many others, but when presented with the truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, something inside, something that goes back to childhood, blocks the way, and the truth is not heard. But is does not stop there, for everyone with a conscience that has not been seared for unbelief has in them the need to search out the emptiness of the spiritual lives of unbelief and fill it with either some philosophical or religious replacement, and the truth gets left behind or pushed out of the way.

It would be closer for someone in the Middle East (this reader would love to go) to walk to the very location where Jesus Christ was put on the cross to die. And die He did, the death of His mortal and physical being necessary and preparatory to receiving His glorified and eternal body. Because of His resurrection, glorification and ascension, you will not be able to find His tomb since He is alive in Heaven.

The Quran has a different story because the Islamic Prophet chose not to believe, deciding instead to tell a different tale and assume a position contrary to the Holy Bible to draw people to his way of thinking. But what the Islamic Prophet could not do is be a Savior, to deal with the separation from Almighty God caused by mankinds' sinful behavior. That is why we need Jesus Christ, the truth of the Gospel, and to deny that is to deny the truth of Almighty God.

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