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What Christians believe about life is up to them they should not make others accept their position

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What Christians believe about life is up to them they should not make others accept their position. Do you agree give reasons for your answer and show you have considered more than one point of view. The last commandment that Jesus gave his disciples in Mark's gospel was this 'Go ye into the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature. He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved but he that beliveth not shall be damned. And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name they shall cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover'. ...read more.


However, from the Christian point of view, this is a biblical truth - accept Christ as Saviour or be condemned eternally. I also think the reason people see this as an imposition is because deep down there is a slight fear of this unpleasant truth in that it might actually be true, but there is also an unwillingness to conform to Christianity. Therefore the easiest way seems to reject the whole concept of Salvation through Christ and blame the Christians for imposing their faith too harshly on others. Even Jesus did say that the way of salvation is a hard and narrow way. ...read more.


Based on this scripture, which is one of the founding pricipals of Christianity one can see how and why the Christian zeal for preaching the gospel and seeking to save the lost (lost according to the bible) will always be misinterepted as arrogant and aggressive. In conclusion therefore I believe it is acceptable for Christians to keep preaching zealously because we believe that we are saving souls from eternal damnation as instructed by our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ. After all unfortunately, some Muslims are willing to kill for the purity of their faith. ?? ?? ?? ?? Rhoda Banfro A03 ...read more.

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