Apologetics Sermon Illustration #49: There are Too Many Religions Which One is True and Counterfeit Currencies

You’re sure to have encountered this, er, objection many times. Our esteemed colleague SlimJim shows us how to answer it with common sense–which is in short supply, these days.  –LD

The Domain for Truth

GO TO PART 48

Point: Have you ever faced the objection to Christianity that there are too many religions out there, how can it be that Christianity is the one that is true?  Or maybe it is phrased as “I can’t believe in any religion (including Christianity) because there’s too many other contradiction religions out there…”  How should Christians answer?

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

2 responses to “Apologetics Sermon Illustration #49: There are Too Many Religions Which One is True and Counterfeit Currencies

  • Unknowable

    Well taught! We are not responsible to account for falsehoods which are being promoted, that it the responsibility of the people promoting those falsehoods.

    The Bible and the things taught therein are not simply religion. More to the point, they are reality. They explain what happens around us and what has happened in the past. There are all sort of philosophical approaches to life and some have significant merit, but these do not explain man’s fallen state, nor do they offer a remedy to the underlying problem, but the Bible does and the Bible is the guide to lead us to Christ.

    The Bible presents a coherent stream of events and if you step back slightly you can see that actually a great deal has happened. The fall of mankind in Genesis 3, the genealogy leading up to Noah, the Flood and the rebellion at Babel lead directly to Abram and the lineage to the Messiah. The history of Israel, its disobedience, division into two nations, the diaspora of the ten tribes, the exile of the remaining tribes and the return of the land are all steps leading to Christ’s appearance. Since then, we’ve had to wait for God’s time, but we will see the return of the Messiah, hopefully quite soon.

    Now, tell me of another school of thought which is that comprehensive and is that beneficial to its adherents.

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  • SLIMJIM

    TY for sharing this post!

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