- Why do Christians see the death of Jesus as so vital to their faith?
- What was the cross supposed to achieve? Isn’t it enough just to try to be a good person?
- Isn’t sin out of date? How can we believe in judgement if there’s no sin?
The Cross is the symbol of Christianity. It marks the power of God to bring us back to a new relationship with him. What is it about sin that made the Cross necessary?
"Why Can't I Just be a Good Person?"
by Michael Ramsden
In this article, Michael Ramsden asks whether there exists such a thing as a ‘good person’.
Ethics after God
by Pete Lowman
Pete Lowman asks what are the consequences of rejecting God as a source of right and wrong.
Did Morals Evolve?
by Greg Koukl
If our sense of morality evolved, then when we say “That’s wrong”, we are saying no more than “I don’t like that” or “That’s not good for the survival of my genes / tribe / society.” But that’s not usually what we mean. Greg Koukl argues that we need God’s eternal standards if we are to give any objective meaning to saying that things are evil or wrong.
Was It Wicked?
by Don Carson
In this brief extract from a longer talk, Don Carson tells the story of Claudia, a post-modern woman, who eventually came to realise that morality is an objective truth and personal sin is real.
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