New PDF release: A Sure Foundation: Answering the Charge Against Christianity
By Michael Sturgulewski
Because the days of the early Christian church, unbelievers have pushed aside the Gospel of Christ as a delusion or hoax, as far as to assert that Jesus of Nazareth used to be now not even a historic determine. Christianity, they are saying, is a approach of religion that is in basic terms a transforming of pre-existing ideals and motifs from either pagan mythology and astrology. during this publication, those claims might be positioned to the attempt with the intention to separate truth from fiction in such accusations opposed to Christianity. also, it will likely be proven in what methods the individual of Jesus of Nazareth is so tremendously precise from different deities alleged to be one of the world's many "crucified saviors."
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In Christian theology, the seasons were set in motion according to the design of God. The ancient Jews and Christians never 41 thought of the sun, stars, or seasons as being objects worthy of worship. In fact, God strictly forbade the worship of the stars, therefore, any suggestion that the Gospel accounts of Jesus are based on pre-existing astrological beliefs denies the fact that the writers of the Gospels belonged to a religious system which forbade such astrotheological beliefs. And lest thou lift up thine eyes unto heaven, and when thou seest the sun, and the moon, and the stars, even all the host of heaven, shouldest be driven to worship them, and serve them, which the LORD thy God hath divided unto all nations under the whole heaven.
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A Sure Foundation: Answering the Charge Against Christianity by Michael Sturgulewski