Many of us take for granted the simple message of the gospel that we have received and accepted as the TRUTH. We’ve heard it so many times in Church, read it in so many pamphlets, and maybe even written about it as Facebook messages to our family and friends and on blogposts that we don’t really think about how it sounds to the untrained ear. However, if we are to win over the hardest of our opponents to our side…we have to recognise that to them it really sounds like utter foolishness!
Think about it, even as Christians we are weary of shady people who offer great deals or freebies! We think they must be up to something. There has to be a catch. Or the very popular expression: “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!”
Evangelists often like to use the example of a friend stepping in place of us to take our punishment for a crime, so that we can go scot-free. But really, when has that EVER happened??? And who will be satisfied with killing the murderer’s friend, while the murderer walks away…
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