It Will Take More Than an Old Book
By Ray Comfort
“I don't understand at all
how Christian doctrine is proof that Christianity and the Christian God is
the ‘right’ one. It will take a lot more than an old book to convince me
that the God of Christianity is the one true God. In order for one to use
or trust the Bible as evidence of anything, belief that the Bible is the
word of God is necessary. Using the Bible as evidence when trying to
convince someone who doesn't believe in it...well, it's not exactly
Set aside your thoughts of
"an old book" for a moment, and listen to the claims of the gospel.
have four gifts for you: 1) The original Mona Lisa. 2) Ten million
dollars. 3) The keys to a brand new Lamborghini. 4) A parachute. You may
only choose one gift. Before you choose, here’s some extra information.
You have to jump 10,000 feet out of a plane at any moment. Obviously, that
immediately changes things. If you have a brain, the parachute is the one
you would choose.
Think of the four great
religions: 1) Islam. 2) Buddhism. 3) Hinduism. 4) Christianity. Which one
should you choose? Before you make a decision, here’s some extra
information. You are going to pass through the door of death and face a
Law that is far harsher than the law of gravity. It says that hatred is
murder, lust is adultery, and all liars will have their part in the lake
So which one will you
choose? Obviously the one that deals with your greatest problem. Islam
can’t help you. It’s based on good works and doesn’t offer forgiveness of
sins. Muslims can only “hope” that Allah will be merciful and not send
them to Hell. But they don’t know what will happen until after they pass
Hinduism can’t help. All it
offers is the hopelessness of possible reincarnation. It doesn’t address
the issue of sin. Neither does atheistic Buddhism.
However, Christianity offers
a parachute. It says to “put on the Lord Jesus Christ.” It promises to
save you from the Law of sin and death.
That’s how you know which
one to choose--the one that offers the complete solution to your greatest
|Ray Comfort is very
passionate about spreading the Gospel far and wide. He has been
equipping Christians across the world for more than 30 years by
teaching them how to witness the way Jesus did.