Originally posted by jaywill
For seekers of the truth:
There will always be skeptics salivating over some media hype about who is dying out or who is thriving.
If you wish to know the truth, don't look around to see what media hype is claiming is either thriving or dying out.
Go by what you realize in your heart is the truth. Who is dwindling and who is thriving is irrelav ...[text shortened]... hat difference does it make to Peter? Jesus told Peter [b]"You Follow Me." (John 20:22)[/b]
Dont listen to the medias propaganda, listen to yours instead, right?
Again my beef is that , iyo, the only way to ascertain the truth is via Jesus.
And again I say, yes, that is ONE way. But it is certainly not the only way. Why is it so hard for such an intelligent person as yourself to understand this?
(It has been pointed out several times that Muslims, Bhuddists ,etc. also say the same thing. Short of Jesus appearing to the world, i cant see any credible evidence that suggests Jesus is the only way.)
I hear you " studied"(?) Zen bhuddism when you were younger but turned to christanity later. I would suggest that this is an exception to the general trend, ie. more christians turn to Zen Bhuddism than Zen Bhuddists turning to christianity. Would you agree?