If You Are Not A Christian, Why Not? Seven
Is it because you are afraid of ridicule, and of what others
may say of you?
"If anyone is ashamed of me and my words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him..."
Is it because of the inconsistencies of professing
"...each of us will give an account of himself to God." (Romans
Is it because you are not willing to give up all for Christ?
"What good is it for a man to gain the whole world, yet forfeit his soul?"
Is it because you are afraid you will not be accepted?
"...whoever comes to me I will never drive away." (John 6:37)
Is it because you fear you are too great a sinner?
"Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red as crimson, they shall be like wool."
Is it because you think you are doing the best you can, and
God ought to be satisfied with that?
"For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it."
Is it because you think there is time enough yet?
"Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring forth."
-Adapted from Guidewords except that all Scripture quotes
are from the New International Version (NIV) and identified by book, chapter and