Tag: why

  • Why Do Christians Get Baptized? (What is the point of Christian baptism?)

    Why do Christians get baptized? The short answer is that beliefs regarding baptism vary between those claiming to be Christians and therefore the answer you get will vary. This hasn’t always been the case, but it has become so in recent centuries. The most common reason for “Christian” baptism today is for the baptized individual…

  • Why Do Christians Eat Pork?

    Why do Christians eat pork? In the Old Testament, the Law of Moses included dietary restrictions for avoiding certain types of animals, including pigs. Moses wrote: 4 “‘There are some that only chew the cud or only have a divided hoof, but you must not eat them. The camel, though it chews the cud, does…

  • Why Do Christians Worship on Sunday?

    Why do Christians worship on Sunday? It’s a simple question and there are a few reasons. Here are three basic reasons why Christians assemble together to worship on Sunday. Reason #1: Christians celebrate their belief that Jesus was resurrected from the dead on the first day of the week. Scripture says: 1 On the first…

  • Why are Christians so Mean? (A transparent answer to a hard question)

    “Why are Christians so mean?” Sadly, the question is asked more frequently than we’d like to admit. Let me begin by saying if you feel you’ve been mistreated by a Christian or you’ve witnessed someone else mistreated by one, I am sincerely sorry. That shouldn’t happen. People—and especially Christians—should love one another. Unfortunately, the reality…

  • A Letter to Jesus (Asking Questions About Things I Don’t Understand)

    One day my heart was heavy, so I wrote the following thoughts as though I were writing to Jesus. I feel that, in time, GOD helped me better understand the answers to my concerns. If you’d like to understand the increased clarity I received, I explain in this series of posts. … Jesus, Where do…

  • September 10 – Longing for an Advocate

    Reading Job 8:1-10:22 Devotional When something happens to us, it is both natural and wise to question, “Why did this happen to me?” Often we can look at our own choices and identify that the reason we got where we are is because of a past decision—good or bad. That is called consequences. Our actions…