Jesus’ claim about his own identity is too big to ignore. His claim leaves no room for fence-sitters. This man said he is the Son of God; it is a challenge to every individual about how he/she sees his/her own life, and how he/she sees Jesus’ life. You have to either say, yes Lord I believe You are the Son of God, or no you speak untruths. There is no room for, Jesus was a great man, he was a great prophet etc. If you don’t believe he is the Son of God, you cannot then believe he was a great man. If you do not believe his claims about who he was, you cannot then conclude he was a great prophet. He has lived his life and said his words in this way, that every one must make up his/her mind about who exactly Jesus is.
Okay….so I am always on the lookout for how celebrities describe their faith. I find it interesting. 9 times out of 10 they end up creating a God that does not exist in the Bible. Then along comes this excerpt from a book where Bono from U2 is being interviewed about his faith. Actually the interview is from September 2010…but never the less it is an incredible read. The following excerpt is from the poached egg and can be found at this link.
Bono: My understanding of the Scriptures has been made simple by the person of Christ. Christ teaches that God is love. What does that mean? What it means for me: a study of the life of Christ. Love here describes itself as a child born in straw poverty, the most vulnerable situation of all, without honor. I don’t let my religious world get too…
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