Ian Coate

Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate –Reason 9: To avoid the impending disaster

In times of impending natural disaster, there are those who choose to stay in their homes despite all the warnings to leave.  Later, when we hear they have died, we naturally grieve at their unnecessary demise, at the same time realising they took a chance as a matter of choice. Mankind was created to enjoy […]

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate –Reason 8: Salvation is a free gift

Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate –Reason 8: Salvation is a free gift A gift is usually something ‘paid for’ by another and given free of charge – no strings attached.  We do not earn or deserve a gift, otherwise it would be a payment or a reward.  However, when a gift is

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate –Reason 7: To stay connected with our Creator

Reason 7: To stay connected with our Creator We all enjoy the benefits of electricity; it lights our world and powers our houses and devices.  Though we depend on electricity, we are taught from an early age that high voltage can kill.  If you touch an exposed live wire, you will be zapped – it makes

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 6: We are what we believe

If we do not believe in the laws of gravity, will our beliefs stop us from the consequences of falling?   As a rule, decisions we make are based on what we believe to be true – thus there will always be consequences as a result of our beliefs.  We should really consider what we believe.

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 5: Christianity is judged unfairly

A man that was honest, dynamic and hardworking was rejected at every job interview he attended.  It wasn’t because of his qualifications – his resume was impeccable.  He was rejected because of his twin brother’s criminal reputation and was judged untrustworthy by association.   Many people reject Christianity on the basis of the horrible things

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 4: Life is more than the physical

We live in a mechanised world.  When an engine breaks down, the problem part is fixed or replaced and the engine works again.  When our computer dies, we call someone to fix or replace the dysfunctional component and suddenly it comes back to life. Sadly, we cannot deal with the problem of a human death

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 3: It takes more faith to believe in evolution than in God.

Reason 3: It takes more faith to believe in evolution than in God. If someone said he had a theory that elephants evolved from prehistoric flying pigs, we might want to see their evidence before accepting it as fact.  If they said they’d found no evidence or the evidence was missing, it would take a

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 2: There is a design behind everything in creation.

Reason 2: There is a design behind everything in creation. A book requires an author – like a program requires a programmer – like a poem requires a poet – like a design requires a designer – like an invention requires an inventor – like creation requires a Creator. When we see an artwork, do

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate – Reason 1: You Have Nothing to Lose

Reason 1: You Have Nothing to Lose. Gambling is defined as a chancy venture where something is risked on an unknown outcome.  On any uncertainty you can bet small or large – but are you willing to bet your life on one toss of a coin or roll of a dice?  Most would not be

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Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity (Introduction) by Ian Coate

Ten Reasons to Consider Christianity by Ian Coate ****A New Series Introduction: Did all of creation create itself?  Is there a God?  Do I have a soul?  Is there life after death?  Is there a true purpose and meaning to life? Sadly, when people are seeking answers to life’s big questions, the last people they

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