Jesus>Religion Video Anti-Biblical Part 3

“Like, let’s dress up the outside and make it look nice and neat, but that’s funny because that’s what they used to do to mummies while the corpse rots underneath.”
Again, this only applies to those who hide behind the name. Your issue is not religion but the hypocrites in them.

“Now I ain’t judgin’, I’m just saying, stop putting on a fake look.”
No. Of course you’re not judging. You are simply saying that all who love religion are rotting corpses with pretty wrappings. That’s all. No judgement there at all.

“Cuz there’s a problem if people only know you’re a Christian by your facebook. I mean in any other aspect of life, you know that logic’s unworthy. It’s like saying you play for the Lakers just because you bought the jersy.”
This is very true, and this here, I think is your main point, though you seem to have missed that fact. This is your gripe, not religion.

“See this was me too….” Personal story of porn addiction, and such.
I’m not going to get into your personal life. I think that you saw and lashed out here impulsively against the hypocrisy here. Yes, the church has lots of people who aren’t following the religion they profess. Yes, there is a huge problem with this fact. But let’s not throw the baby out with the bathwater here, alright? That defeats the whole purpose.

“Now that I know Jesus, I boast in my weakness”
Do you know what this passage really is talking about? It’s talking about realizing how little you are, how insignificant you are. You know that passage you’re quoting? It’s part of a religious document. You wouldn’t even think of it were it not for that Bible, given to you by a religious organization.

“Because if grace is water, then the church should be an ocean. It’s not a museum for sick people, but a hospital for the broken. Which means I don’t have to hide my failure or hide my sin. Because it doesn’t depend on me, it depends on Him.”
And she is. She is an ocean that has lots of junk in it, but an ocean none the less. As you said, it’s a hospital for sinners. That means there’s sinners here too. Religion reaches to those who are not perfect. It can’t help people if some of the people there aren’t perfect.

And no, you don’t have to hide your sin. You just have to work through it. God gives us the grace to do it, we have to actually make the effort though. Jesus says to pick up your cross and follow him. He says to pray for the ability to avoid temptation. He says that He will never tempt us beyond what we are able. But He never says He’ll run that race for you. He paved the way for you to enter the race. He picked you up and showed you the entrance to the narrow road. And he shows us that entrance every time we win. But it’s a conscious choice to follow and obey. It’s not just Him. It’s also you. You can’t redeem yourself, but if you don’t try, then you will be counted among those who say “Lord, Lord,” but of whom God says “I know you not.” Remember, “Even the demons know that He is Lord.”

“See, when I was God’s enemy, and certainly not a fan, He looked down and said, ‘I want that Man.’”
This is so true, so beautiful! This is the crux of Christianity. That, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. But it didn’t stop with His death. If it did, then we’d all have entrance tickets to Heaven. But we know from scripture that we don’t.

“Which is why Jesus hated religion and called them fools.”
This statement does not follow the last one. He called the hypocrites fools. He called those who were afraid of the price fools. He called those who were too lazy to live the life they knew was right fools. He did not call his faithful followers fools (in the manner which you mean it).

“Don’t you see it’s so much better than just following some rules.”
“As He was setting out on a journey, a man ran up to Him and knelt before Him, and asked Him, ‘Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?’ … You know the commandments, “DO NOT MURDER, DO NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, DO NOT STEAL, DO NOT BEAR FALSE WITNESS, Do not defraud, HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER.”’ And he said to Him, ‘Teacher, I have kept all these things from my youth up.’ Looking at him, Jesus felt a love for him and said to him, ‘One thing you lack: go and sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me.’ But at these words he was saddened, and he went away grieving, for he was one who owned much property.” (Mark 10:17, 19-22) Jesus himself preached rules. So, don’t knock the rulebook.

“Now let me clarify, I love the church, I love the Bible, and yes, I believe in Sin.”
By the rest of your talk, you negate this point. The Church is a religious institution. The Bible is a religious document. And Sin is a teaching by the same religious institution. Therefore, you cannot hate religion and love and believe these things unless you are a cafeteria religionist and do not want to adhere to anything but what you – in all your wisdom – wish to adhere to.

“But if Jesus came to your church, would they actually let Him in?”
Yes. In fact, every single day (yes, we have church every day), we let Him in. He comes to us daily in for form of Bread and Wine. You may not believe this, but that’s a conversation for another day, but the fact of the matter is that, yes, my church at least, invites Him in every single day.

“See, remember, he was called a glutton and a drunkard by religious men.”
Yes, he was. But so were his apostles – who were given the Holy Spirit that they might begin the church. And really? If name-calling is your reason for not liking religion, you need to grow up.

“But the Son of God never supports Self-Righteousness, not now, not then”
And again, here you make a huge, illogical jump in points. It doesn’t follow at all. And no, he doesn’t support self-righteousness, which is exactly what you are being by sitting here saying “I’m better because I know religion is bad.”


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