Christianity over Islam

Topics: Jesus, Christianity, New Testament Pages: 4 (1531 words) Published: September 14, 2013
Why believe in Christianity over all other religions?
by Matt Slick
Critics often ask why Christianity is any better than any other religion in the world.  Of all the religions that exist, how can it be that only Christianity is true?  If God exists, why can't God use different religions?  Don't all paths lead to God?  Skeptics ask these kinds of questions all the time, and unfortunately, few Christians have the answers.  Therefore, in an attempt to demonstrate why Christianity is true and all other religious systems are false, I've prepared the following list of reasons for Christianity's superiority. There are such things as absolute truths

If truth is relative, then the statement that truth is relative is an absolute truth and would be a self-defeating statement by proving that truth is not relative.  But, if truth is absolute, then the statement "truth is absolute" is true and not self-defeating.  It is true that truth exists.  It is true that truth will not contradict itself as we have just seen.  In fact, it is absolutely true that you are reading this paper. If we can see that there is such a thing as truth in the world, then we could also see that there can be spiritual truth as well.  It is not absurd to believe in spiritual absolutes anymore than physical or logical absolutes.  Even the statement that all religions lead to God is a statement held to be a spiritual absolute by many people.  This simply demonstrates that people do believe in spiritual truth.  Why?  Because truth exists.  However, not all that is believed to be true actually is true.  Furthermore, all belief systems cannot be true since they often contradict each other in profound ways -- and truth is not self-contradictory. Religions contradict each other; therefore, they cannot all be true. Mormonism teaches that there are many gods in existence, and that you can become a god.  Christianity teaches that there is only one God, and you cannot become a god.  Islam teaches that Jesus is...
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