One Truth

I've seen many blog posts and heard many people say that Christians are close-minded, judgemental people.

I've heard people rant that Christians aren't open to others' beliefs and are so set in their beliefs that they won't listen to what someone else says about their beliefs.

While, sadly, some Christians can be judgemental at times (myself included), I felt the need to explain why we appear so "close-minded."

It's because we have already found the truth.

I know that sounds cheesy, untrue, sappy, made-up...whatever. But it's true.

For those of you theology nuts (I rather like theology myself), simply saying "because it's true" may not be enough for you. So allow me to elaborate.

Many nonchristians argue that since they don't believe in hell, they won't go there when they die. They believe that they will go wherever they believe in (or that nothing will happen to them). Let's say you were doing a math problem - a simple one, 2+2. You could believe with all your heart that 2+2 equals nine, but it would be factually incorrect. Four is the ONLY answer to 2+2 (no exceptions).

Here's another example. Say that you believe you can fly (♪I believe I can fly/I believe I can touch the sky♪) - without an airplane or a jet back or anything like that. You could go on the roof, spread your arms, and leap off, but you wouldn't fly. You'd go ker-splat and fall on the ground (and most likely break a few bones...ouch!)

I could go on and on about this, but for now I'll leave you with this:

Jesus Christ is the One and only Truth - He is the correct answer to the equation of life, whether you believe it or not.
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Britt  – (June 30, 2012 at 4:24 PM)  

Great post Talia!! This is so true! Great thoughts and thanks for posting this!!

Kathryn  – (June 30, 2012 at 4:24 PM)  

Amen! Wonderful post, Talia!!!

Rachel Hipps  – (July 2, 2012 at 10:41 AM)  

I know that in my comments i made on The Radical Measure: A Talk on Homosexuality may have made me sound like I hate Christians and that I think they are close minded people, but I don't. I don't at all!

All I want is for my beliefs to be respected. :)

AGLOVERELIZABETH  – (July 4, 2012 at 1:51 PM)  

I love this post. I love it so much.

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