By Andy Stanley
I Ask Myself each Day..."Am I sturdy Enough?" Christians declare that Jesus is the one solution to heaven. yet how may an excellent God, who created the complete universe in all its variety, be so proscribing? Is Christianity unfair? isn't really it extra becoming to think that solid humans from any spiritual or nonreligious history visit heaven, instead of humans from one specific trust procedure? might be now not, says Andy Stanley. during this up to date version of the bestselling e-book, teenager 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 iteration of adolescents to a thankful expertise of God's huge, immense grace and mercy.
If basically strong humans visit heaven,
would I make the minimize?
If Christianity is correct,
why is God so narrow-minded?
And why will not be the solutions obvious?!
They are. discover why being "good enough"...
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One of my best friends drives a BMW R5 with a touring package that’s the bomb. And I want it. I haven’t told him that, but in my heart I covet it. When it comes to coveting, I’m guilty every day. But I never knew I was guilty until I knew God required me to be content with what I had.
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Part II The Alternative Yes, there is an alternative to the good people go view. This is the view I hold, along with almost one-third of the world’s population. According to this view, forgiven people go to heaven. And forgiveness is made possible by the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ. Now before you start rehearsing recycled objections to Christianity, you owe it to yourself to take another look. Why? Because Christianity offers clear and compelling answers to the questions we are left with in the wake of the good people go approach to eternity.