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We have been learning how to defend our Christian faith.
The Christian faith believes in the reality of God, that the Bible is the Word of God, and Jesus Christ is the only way to eternal life in heaven.

Remember what God said through the Apostle Paul in 2 Timothy 4:2? ďPreach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage-with great patience and careful instruction.Ē

How will we correct, rebuke, and encourage someone who asks ďWhy do you believe that Jesus Christ is the only way to eternal life and heaven?Ē Arenít there many ways to heaven? Sadly, many leaders are saying this, ďIím a Christian but there are other ways to get to heaven!Ē They are saying, Iím Christian butÖ But?? Jesus is the only way!

Why believe Jesus is the only way to heaven?
Before we can answer that question, we need to ask the person asking, do you believe in an afterlife?
You see, the first reason for believing in Jesus Christ is to accept the fact that we need an answer to what happens when we die. One of manís greatest problem is they will all eventually die and what happens after death is unknown! And so, when someone ask you ďWhy do you believe that Jesus Christ is the only way to eternal life and heaven?Ē your first answer should be,
1. I want to know what happens to me when I die and Jesus knows!
Jesus Christ knows exactly what happens to people when they die!
How do we know this?
Jesus Christ is the only person who lived on earth, died, experienced life after death, and came back to life to tell people how they too can live again! There is no question, Jesus Christ was a man who died on a cross and was buried for 3 days and rose again!
The Roman Empire and the Jewish Leaders at the time made sure Jesus was dead and stayed buried! But the Great Roman Empire with Caesarís seal on the stone that closed Jesusí grave along with powerful Roman soldiers guarding it and the influential Jewish Leaders watching with eagle eyes, could not hold back the power of Jesus rising from the grave! There were over 500 people who witnessed Jesusí resurrected body! Simple ordinary men died testifying that Jesus conquered the grave!!

To those who do not believe that Jesus is the only way to heaven, ask them to disprove the resurrection of Jesus Christ. If they seriously take that challenge, they will be faced with the reality that Jesus Christ is the only way to eternal life!

Sure, there are plenty of people who will tell you they died and came back to life, BUT, can they tell you how you can come back to life again yourself? You see, 2. Only Jesus Christ died and came back to life to tell us how we too can come back to life for eternity!

Buddha may tell you how to get to heaven but heís still dead! Mohammed may tell you how to get to heaven but heís still dead! Hindu Gurus and Swamis may tell you how to get to heaven but theyíre all still dead! Taoists donít even know who wrote what they are being told about heaven;