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The Ignorance of Israel (27 of 47)
What makes Christianity so unique from every other world religion? For that matter what makes Christianity so unique from Judaism? Paul here in the first 10 verse of Romans 10 shows us exactly what makes it so unique. Now Paul is showing what makes it unique from the Jewish faith, but in doing this, Paul shows us what makes it unique from every other world religion out there.
Every religion that exist today has a works salvation. That is the type of salvation that the Pharisees of Jesus' time had set up. If you keep these many laws, rituals, and ceremonies then you will be saved. That is what is wrong with all the religions of the world. They try to say that if you do these things, then you will be saved or you will achieve a higher state of consciousness or you will come back as something better than you are now, which is the idea of Reincarnation. As a side note, I like living here on earth and it is a pretty place, but if reincarnation is the way things operate, which it is not, then I don't want any part of it. I mean how many of you when you die want to come back to this sinful world? Not me!
Every religion tries to get to God in some way or another. The bible says, "For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God." That means that no person can ever get to God, no matter how hard they try.
Israel try to do it. They took they law and made it their standard for living to try to get to God. Why do people do this? Why do people want a standard to get to God? It is much easier to go the Christian route where you accept someone else's sacrifice on the cross and you are saved. The reason is that for some reason we think we need to be in control of every aspect of our life. We can't trust anyone to control our eternal destiny and as a result we have to invent our own ways to get to God.
Sanford C. Mills, himself a Hebrew Christian, has commented a ...
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