Cookies help us deliver our Services. Log into your account. It is the nature of things that man does not have a legal problem with God. In a time of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day. Online journal of missionary/school administrator Roca Cruz: insights, on the road, behind the scenes. We were D-E-A-D, dead! /r/Christianity is a subreddit to discuss Christianity and aspects of Christian life. A lot of supposition there. Jesus did not come to this world make bad people good but He came to this world to make dead people LIVE.. I enjoyed this greatly. Then he handed him over to them to be crucified. But because Jesus is the way, the truth and the life (John 14:6), He is able to offer us that same life. So if you’re a believer, I encourage you to live as though you are alive in Christ. All are welcome to participate. Anyways the trip was special because of family. -- Steven Weinberg. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the Christianity community. Jesus did not come to make bad people good. Jesus didn’t come to make bad people good, but dead people live. By trusting in Jesus, you receive God’s eternal life within you, thus making you God’s eternal child. I'm still working out if I fully agree, but the point is well made. Walking in obedience to God may be very costly and difficult; but, in eternity if not in time, it brings great reward. Thanks. Eternal life is the goal; transformation is the process. But Jesus didn’t come to just modify behavior or help us become nicer people. Close. This article gets it right. When Jesus came, He took our sins upon Himself, and suffered the punishment and death God requires of sinners. To clarify, following Jesus should make us better people. Is this another case of an atheist distorting the facts? It appears yet again we've NOT sought after Wisdom. Far from making people religious, He came to put people into a right relationship with God. Indeed, as you read the Gospels, it’s clear that Jesus didn’t care that much about religion at all. A warning to any new christians reading the parent, those are not links to the Bible. Il post family pictures as soon as i get copies. Strange...Nowhere in the title of the article is the word "back." Thank you for posting. He came to make us alive. This brings us to the last thing Jesus did not come to do. Admittedly, this is one of my favorite quotes and I have lots of them. so that everyone who believes in him will have eternal life. It's hard to pastor Christians in the age of outrage. I recently heard a Ravi Zacharias sermon where he quoted a wonderful and brilliant writer by the name of G.K. Chesterton.