If challenged to “demonstrate,” our relationship with Jesus Christ, how would we answer? That’s a tough question, and perhaps we can never “demonstrate” it in a way that would be enough for one who does not believe. Despite that difficulty, Becky over at A Christian Worldview of Fiction did a great job trying. Comments closed here; blessings and enjoy.
At my Facebook atheist/theist group, one of the atheists posted a question of sorts, asking Christians to describe their personal relationship with Jesus Christ, because, he said, if the thing is not demonstrable, then there’s some question it even exists.
I’ve thought about the question a bit. The thing is, I don’t think an atheist can understand my answer. How does a believer explain the indwelling of the Holy Spirit? Or the peace that passes understanding?
As I thought about my answer this morning, I left out the “demonstrable” part, as in, what I assume he was asking for—something other people can observe.
I can say that because of my relationship with Jesus, I read the Bible and pray. The Atheist Guy (AG) would likely answer that I was reading myths and saying words to the air. Because he can’t see Jesus.
My Christian friends, those in real life and on the web all know that reading God’s word is reading words of life and praying is the greatest expression of our thoughts and needs, or potentially can be so, to Him who loves us most. But how can those outside the faith know this?……..Read the rest of the post here: A Personal Relationship With Jesus Christ