The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism - Chapter Eleven: Religion and the Gospel Summary & Analysis

Timothy Keller
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Chapter Eleven: Religion and the Gospel Summary and Analysis

Jesus is the only way to be forgiven for your sins and the only path to true salvation. There are two paths to sin. One is being very bad and breaking all the rules. The other is keeping all the rules and becoming self-righteous. One who looks to himself for salvation is rejecting the gospel of Jesus. A person needs God in his life to be good - he cannot will himself to be without sin.

When we struggle for our own sense of worth and fail to build our identity in God, it leads to anxiety, insecurity, and anger. It also causes us to treat others badly. Pharisees believe they can never pray enough or do enough kind acts or ever be free of impure thoughts no matter how hard...

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