Re: Apologetics and Gen 1-11

Moorad Alexanian (alexanian@UNCWIL.EDU)
Mon, 09 Nov 1998 08:57:33 -0500 (EST)

At 12:52 AM 11/8/98 -0500, wrote:


>There are a number of different answers to the objection that Jesus was just a
>nut or a charlatan and his disciples were as deceived as the disciples of nuts
>and charlatans today. For one thing the quality of the teachings of Jesus have
>been generally acknowledge as superior even by unbelievers. For another, nuts
>and charlatans only have a passing cult following. How many people 200 years
>from now will even know the name of J. Jones, Rev. Moon, or Cy much less be
>followers? How about 2000 years from now? And, where is their power to turn
>sinners into saints? The Church gets a lot of bad press from the world, much
>of it earned; but, the enormous amount of good the Church does goes


>In Christ,
>Paul Seely

It seems to me that one strong proof that Christ is the Truth is the way He
is so often co-opted. Witness the way Satan deceived Eve: "You surely shall
not die." Satan just twisted what God had said and did not question the
nature of God. All cults co-opt Christ, ask yourself why?