This paper isn’t intended to be a bias approach on the subject matter, but it is intended to give an individual a little food for thought about considering Christianity. I am not a subject matter by far, but this is a summary of my thoughts for a person to have some knowledge about coming closer to the Grace of God. By taking my thoughts into consideration, you will come closer to gaining a personal relationship with GOD and gathering a better understanding about the Christian Faith.
It's been 22 years since I gave my life to Christ, and I can tell you, the Christian life is not an easy, 'feel good' road. It doesn't come with a benefits package guaranteed to fix all of your problems, at least not this side of heaven. But I wouldn't trade it now for any other path. The benefits far outweigh the challenges. But, the only real reason to become a Christian, or as some say, to convert to Christianity, is because you believe with all of your heart that God exists, that his Word, the Bible is true, and that Jesus Christ is who he says he is: "I am the way and the truth and the life." (New International Version, John 14:16)
Becoming a Christian won't make your life easier. If you think so, I suggest you take a look at these common misconceptions about the Christian life. Most likely, you won't experience sea-parting miracles every day. Yet the Bible does present several very convincing reasons to become a Christian.
First, while both Christianity and Buddhism each have an historical central figure, namely Jesus and Buddha, only Jesus is shown to have risen from the dead. Many people in history have been wise teachers. Many have started religious movements. Siddhartha Guatama, the historical Buddha also called Sakyamuni, stands out among them for having special wisdom and a profound philosophy of life. But Jesus also stands out, and He has confirmed His spiritual teachings with a test that only divine power could pass.... [continues]
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