Why do so many inmates find Jesus in prison?

In addition to Nelson Alves's good answers, I would also suggest that a primary barrier to repentance (becoming a follower of Jesus) is recognizing the need. The need is universal, but most people have developed a justification/transferrence/religious method of handling our imperfections, so we can think we

Why do so many inmates find Jesus in prison?

In addition to Nelson Alves's good answers, I would also suggest that a primary barrier to repentance (becoming a follower of Jesus) is recognizing the need. The need is universal, but most people have developed a justification/transferrence/religious method of handling our imperfections, so we can think we

Why do so many inmates find Jesus in prison?

In addition to Nelson Alves's good answers, I would also suggest that a primary barrier to repentance (becoming a follower of Jesus) is recognizing the need. The need is universal, but most people have developed a justification/transferrence/religious method of handling our imperfections, so we can think we

Why do so many inmates find Jesus in prison?

In addition to Nelson Alves's good answers, I would also suggest that a primary barrier to repentance (becoming a follower of Jesus) is recognizing the need. The need is universal, but most people have developed a justification/transferrence/religious method of handling our imperfections, so we can think we

What would happen if the second coming happened today?

Hypothetically, if he came down from the sky as usually imagined, a few hundred or even a few thousand people would be aware of his coming. Most of them would regard it as a stunt and wait around for the entertainment to continue. Perhaps some reporters would be sent to investigate.Seven billion other people around the world would

What is the science behind Jesus' resurrection?

1) What is the science behind stopping a wildfire, that doesn't naturally stop on its own? 2) What is the science behind opening a locked door, when doors do not unlock themselves naturally?We don't need to invoke natural causes (i.e. scientific causes)

Do Muslims believe in Christ?

Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon him). They consider him one of the greatest of God's messengers to mankind. The Quran confirms his virgin birth, and a chapter of the Quran is entitled ‘Maryam' (Mary). The Quran describes the birth of Jesus as follows:(Remember) when the angels said,

How to believe in Jesus to

Thank you for the question,

What made you believe in religion?

The same entity that exposes most of us to religion originally: our parents.Children are vulnerable to the ideas of their parents because their parents, ideally, don't give children a reason to distrust them. Children have not yet developed various faculties to distinguish between fact and fiction. They are under the influence of bigger people who love them

What would you do if Jesus asked you to give birth to him?

I would tell him that I am flattered that he would think of me in that way, but I am straight, dude! You need to find a gay squeeze or a guy that goes both ways. And why are you out trying to dig up dates for your dad? That is creepy!If one values

If there is a planet with life similar to Earth's, do you think they had their own Jesus?

Well, interestingly the first man's name was Adam.Adam literally means Earthling Man or Mankind; Humankind.So Adam was named with reference to the Earth. So at least for this reason it would not seem likely for another Earth.Then we turn our attention to the reason why the need for Jesus.Because of those rebellions in the Garden of Eden

Is there any truth in the claim that Jesus is mentioned in the Vedas, as claimed by some?

Absolutely not! A few sources say that Jesus was mentioned in Bhavishya Purana. Church from day 1 has been manipulating their book (Bible) as well as other religious books to promote Jesus's story and expand their empire.A closer analysis by a western scholar revealed that Bhavishya Purana was manipulated by Christian missionaries in 18th century.

Do you believe in Jesus? Why or why not?

I do. Get ready for a crazy ride.Like most of us, I wanted to know

Does anyone, truly, believe in 'Jesus'?

Yes. All Catholics do, as do nearly all protestants. Here's the rough Catholic perspective:Jesus' followers, by consuming his true body and blood, are incorporated into his specific physical body; not a vague amorphous blob, but his specific, physical body, with many specific, physical members. The Church, body and soul, is

Do you believe numbers can have magical powers? Is there something special about certain numbers? My friend says 888 represents Jesus and is a the angel number in numerology.

For a certain type of person who is mathematically inclined, numerology seems endlessly fascinating.... and has been so for a very long time.Biblical scholars note that the

Why do some people believe in Jesus?

There was a man who went to a part of London where people spoke to gain an audience so that they might share their knowledge. The speaker was speaking against God and giving an argument upon argument why there really is no God. Further yet

Is there any truth in the claim that Jesus is mentioned in the Vedas, as claimed by some?

Absolutely not! A few sources say that Jesus was mentioned in Bhavishya Purana. Church from day 1 has been manipulating their book (Bible) as well as other religious books to promote Jesus's story and expand their empire.A closer analysis by a western scholar revealed that Bhavishya Purana was manipulated by Christian missionaries in 18th century.

If Jesus didn't condemn doubting Thomas to hellfire for his unbelief in the resurrection, does this mean that atheists and agnostics still have a chance to be saved?

If Jesus didn't condemn doubting Thomas to hellfire for his unbelief in the resurrection, does this mean that atheists and agnostics still have a chance to be saved?Condemnation to Hell was not for Jesus to give. The living are never condemned, because while alive we all

Was Jesus an alien?

Was Jesus an alien?Is there any reason to believe he was an alien?Well, the details more or less give my answer: Why anybody in a sane mind would believe such thing?Why

What if Jesus was an ordinary teacher whose life has been distorted by history for effect?

Yes, I see. What if he were a walrus that could speak and was very successful at looking human?To be sensible in your investigations you need to consider the documents which are extant, you need to consider their age, their various likely

I believe in God, Jesus and a lot of the people and things in the Bible, but I don't believe everything that Christianity teaches. What am I?

Not every sect in Christianity believes the same things. Baptists believe differently from Methodists, which believe differently from Episcopalians. Obviously, there are things that every sect can agree on: the divinity of Christ, for example.A

Why do you not believe in Jesus?

In my own opinion, a much more intelligent version of this question that should be asked objectively: Is there valid proof and reason(s) to believe in Jesus Christ.A more focused and objective study of Jesus, before one even begins to investigate whether to even consider the Bible as a valid source of

Why is the first miracle of Jesus turning water to wine?

What an odd question! Do you mean:Assuming Jesus was real, why did he choose to do this miracle first?Assuming Jesus was real, why did the people writing down his story decide to list this miracle first?Why did the people who made up imaginary

Why did Jesus say he that believes and is Holy Spirit baptized shall be saved with powerful signs following but people believe He's referring to a water baptism (Mark 16:16-18)?

First of all, this passage it not included in the oldest and best Greek codices we have in our possession today. A codex is a copy of the New Testament in Koine Greek. Somewhere in the copying process prior to 1600 A.D., it was added

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?

Why don't atheists believe in Jesus?If this is not a troll question then it seems the OP does not know what the word atheist means.

If Jesus was about helping people, why do Christians often vote Republican?

True that Jesus was about helping people who sought his help. He wasn't about enabling people to be lazy. He certainly wasn't about Big Government taxing working people to pay for huge government programs which are designed to keep people

How to preach the gospel to tribes who have no idea about Jesus? How can I save them

The greatest argument in favour of the Gospel is a loving and lovable Christian. Start here.There were some answers asking to keep the Gospel to yourselves and not share. It was argued that the tribes would lose their culture, uniqueness and so on. It was said out of genuine concern for the people, I know.

Why do some believe Jesus is God while some believe Jesus is just a prophet?

Jesus is an enigma inside a riddle. He could have been just a man, or a prophet, or the Messiah, or a created son of God, or an angel, or God himself. His recorded words about himself are not clear. In fact nothing about his origin is straightforward.

Do you believe in Jesus? Why or why not?

I do. Get ready for a crazy ride.Like most of us, I wanted to know

If any alien with some powers came to earth and claimed as Jesus Christ, what will happen?

This is a special question; because the powers of Jesus Christ can be considered as beyond human beens.So it can be explained if contact would occur.However our civilization must reconize that we need keep contact another species or intelligences from the universe.And....The scientific community need to abandon the role of naive

Is Donald Trump a biblical anti-Christ?

That all depends on which verses you choose to cherry pick. That being said, throughout the Bible a repeating message is to welcome the immigrant and the refugee as if they were your own family. You'll find this command in the Old Testament, Gospels, and the Pauline epistles. By that metric alone, yes, trump is anti-christ. Next

Do you believe in Jesus? Why or why not?

I do. Get ready for a crazy ride.Like most of us, I wanted to know

If any alien with some powers came to earth and claimed as Jesus Christ, what will happen?

This is a special question; because the powers of Jesus Christ can be considered as beyond human beens.So it can be explained if contact would occur.However our civilization must reconize that we need keep contact another species or intelligences from the universe.And....The scientific community need to abandon the role of naive

How to believe in Jesus to

Thank you for the question,

How to believe in a God that is for me when everything is against me

How can I believe in a God when everything is against me?First, I can hear the despair in your question. Life on this earth is not easy. Even those individuals who seem to be living a charmed life have moments of difficulty, sadness, anguish, etc. They're just better at hiding it.I could fill this answer with Bible scripture

Can you get to Heaven if you only believe in God instead of both God and Jesus?

No. Accepting Jesus as your Lord and Savior so you can be redeemed of your sins is the only way to heaven.John 14:6

What would happen if the second coming happened today?

Hypothetically, if he came down from the sky as usually imagined, a few hundred or even a few thousand people would be aware of his coming. Most of them would regard it as a stunt and wait around for the entertainment to continue. Perhaps some reporters would be sent to investigate.Seven billion other people around the world would

Do Muslims believe in Christ?

Muslims respect and revere Jesus (peace be upon him). They consider him one of the greatest of God's messengers to mankind. The Quran confirms his virgin birth, and a chapter of the Quran is entitled ‘Maryam' (Mary). The Quran describes the birth of Jesus as follows:(Remember) when the angels said,

Do Christians actually believe in God?

I don't think they do. Look at their behavior.If they really believed in an all powerful God who would answer their prayers and could heal anything, they wouldn't go to the doctor. They would stay at home and pray and trust God to heal them. Now they make up all

Do Muslims believe in a Messiah figure?

AFAIK Jesus comes again there too :copycats: :DEnd timeIslamic eschatologyJesus in IslamMahdi

Why should we believe Jesus Christ?

We are all sinnersSinners deserve eternal deathWe need to be savedWe need a SaviorJesus is Son of GodJesus lived as a sinless human beingJesus alone was eligible to be a perfect sacrificeJesus' death on the cross fulfills salvationJesus completed salvation for all mankindSalvation is a free gift because Jesus paid for itWe receive the free gift of

Why would God hide aliens?

God is a title Extra Terrestrials create to elevate something to a higher order than ET's. This allows the Humanoid Extra Terrestrials Living Among Us (HETLAU) to deceive the EA (EArthlings) by psychologically sedating them with Religion. Just looking at the

Why do you believe in Jesus?

I believe in Jesus because of the evidence. No reputable historian would dispute today that Jesus was a real man who lived sometime between 5 BC (probably, once we date from the correct lunar eclipse, 2-3 BC) and 35 AD (probably died April 6, 30 AD). They would say Jesus was an

If Jesus was about helping people, why do Christians often vote Republican?

True that Jesus was about helping people who sought his help. He wasn't about enabling people to be lazy. He certainly wasn't about Big Government taxing working people to pay for huge government programs which are designed to keep people