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THERE IS A DIFFERENCE

June 16, 2017

I love this simple explanation. ~ Connie

Reflections from dr. dan...

religion-vs-christianitySomeone asked me recently in a sarcastic tone, “Well, just what is the difference between Christianity and other religions; what differentiates Christianity from other religions?” Their insinuation was  Christianity and other religions are all the same. Is there a difference?

The answer is not complex: Christianity is God coming down to man in Jesus Christ to atone for the sins of humanity; while in other religions the focus is upon man’s vain attempt to lift himself up to God by his own bootstraps.

In Christianity our transcendent God came down to man and enters our souls to regenerate, remake and remodel us; religion is man seeking to lift himself up to God and is so doing remake himself.

Christianity is God taking the initiative to redeem man; religion is man‘s initiative to in some way to redeem himself.

Christianity is the Holy coming to walk amongst the unholy; religion is…

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