Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from January, 2017

The Truth About Christianity, Part 1: What Christianity Is (and Isn't)

Christianity.

A word that is so often misunderstood. But what does it really mean?

Type "definition of Christianity" into your average browser's search engine, and you'll come across an answer such as "the religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices". In the secular world, "Christianity" simply refers to a set of beliefs that surrounds the person of Jesus.

If you dig a little deeper and ask a self-proclaiming Christian, you should hopefully get a different and more in-depth answer. Though the responses may vary depending on their specific beliefs, many who call themselves "Christians" would describe Christianity as a life-style choice, or a relationship with God. Being a Christian means that Jesus Christ is your Saviour and, if you put your faith and trust in God, you will go to Heaven when you die.

But is that it? Is being a Christian simply about not going to Hell and having a God to he…

PREFACE: "The Truth About Christianity"

First off: Welcome! Thank you for the privilege you've given me by stopping on my blog!

As start off, I want to begin by considering what this blog is all about: how the truth of the Gospel transforms our lives. Due to the fact that there seemed too much information to cover in only one post, I decided to open up with a 3-part mini series, titled "The Truth About Christianity".

Over the next three posts, I will touch on three sections:
What Christianity Is (and Isn't)Our (and My) Response to ChristianityOur Calling as Christians