Pastor Armstrong's lenten sermon series: Will the real Jesus please stand up? False Christs in the world and in the church.
“Our false Christ of the week: ‘Jesus, the option among many’”
I. ________________________: the belief that all religions are equally good and are equally valid ways to God. Therefore, Jesus is just one option among many others.
A. Emphasizes the _______________ among religions (morality) but neglects the __________________.
B. It is nothing new (e.g. ancient Israel and ancient Rome).
C. It is an _____________ and it _______________ itself. (Illus. “The Blind Men and the Elephant”).
II. ________________: the belief that there is only one true religion or way to God.
A. This applies to all truth, all religions, and all people, including atheists.
B. Jesus alone claimed to be God, and He corroborated that claim by _______________, ____________________________, by ____________________________, and by _____________________________.
C. Jesus did not say, “___________________ is the way, the truth and the life,” but “_______ am the way, the truth and the life.”