The best way to spot a counterfeit is to know what the real thing looks like. Truth is, when it comes to Jesus there are many counterfeits out there. Same name. But not the Jesus of the Bible. The Jesus who is. A counterfeit Jesus leads to a counterfeit gospel.
What are some ways people can fall for a "fake Jesus"? Were you once in the dark about who He really is? How did you discover the truth? And what impact did that have on your life?
This morning we also hear from Ravi Zacharias International Ministries' Abdu Murray and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention's Daniel Darling.
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Abdu Murray is North American Director with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries and is the author of three books, including his latest, Saving Truth: Finding Meaning and Clarity in a Post-Truth World. For most of his life, Abdu was a proud Muslim who studied the Qur’an and Islam. After a nine year investigation into the historical, philosophical, and scientific underpinnings of the major world religions and views, Abdu discovered that the historic Christian faith can answer the questions of the mind and the longings of the heart.Abdu holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Michigan and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. Abdu is the Scholar in Residence of Christian Thought and Apologetics at the Josh McDowell Institute of Oklahoma Wesleyan University.
Daniel Darling is Vice-President for Communications of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, and Pastor of Teaching and Discipleship at Green Hill Church, Mt Juliet, Tennessee. He writes regularly in a range of publications, including The Washington Post and Huffington Post, and hosts the weekly podcast The Way Home.
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