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Why is hate always linked with intolerance?

Why is the word “love” used so flippantly?

If Jesus is “the Way, the Truth, and the Life”, why don’t many others seek to know him and make him known?

Why do so many view God as wanting to “bless them” and to “make them prosper” in this life?

Why do so many people wish to live a life without suffering or trials, when the Bible clearly states that enduring such makes us stronger and comes with rewards?

Why do so many people reject that God created the world and has a plan for their lives?

Why are we so quick to cry out “Why me, Lord?” and rarely consider “Why not me, Lord?”

Why is so hard for us to consider ourselves to be sinful, when the Bible clearly states that “all have sinned.”

Do people really deny the existence of God simply because they think if they acknowledge his existence that they will be held accountable to him?

If life so often ends tragically, then why should we assume that we’ll have time to turn to God later in life?

The Bible says that “God so loved the world that He gave up His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.”  If this is so, then why don’t people believe?

If the Bible is true (I believe it is), and “if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved”, then why don’t people believe and confess?

The Bible proclaims that over 500 people saw Jesus alive after he was crucified and confirmed dead.  If so, then why can’t we believe that he was indeed raised from the dead?

Since the Bible says that “if we confess our sins, He (God) is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness”, then why wouldn’t one want to do that right away?

**All of these questions are meant for your consideration.  I, myself, am a believer in Jesus Christ, and based on what I’ve read and experienced, I’m as convinced that he is true as much as I believe I’m alive today.  I accept the fact that it is by the grace of God that I am saved, and that it is nothing that I ever deserved or could earn (Ephesians 2:8-9).  I believe that Jesus is “the way, the truth, and life” and that “no one comes to the Father but through Me (Jesus).” (John 14:6)  Furthermore, I believe that “God demonstrates his own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8).  Based on these things, I cried out to God to forgive me and cleanse me of my sins.  I confessed that Jesus is Lord, and I believe wholeheartedly that God has raised him from the dead and I was saved!  He is both Lord and Savior of my life, and I am convinced without a shadow of doubt that I will be saved from the eternal separation from God when my days are finished, for as the scripture states “whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” (Romans 10:13)