Do all religions lead to God?

Religion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKhSHExRSa4 There are 7 billion of us on the planet. And most of us believe there’s some kind of higher power. A God, a life force, an organizing principle, something beyond the ordinary that gives our lives meaning and purpose. We just disagree about what “it” is. That’s why we have over 4,000 religions. So how could Christians say that theirs just happens to be the one true religion? After all, Christianity is not the only religion that says “treat others the way you want them to treat you.” Most religions teach this same idea. So maybe, despite small differences, all religions teach the same thing. So they’re all true. Let’s test this idea by comparing two worldviews. Buddhists and Christians agree that we should be kind to one another.…
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What is true for you may not be true for me

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How does relativism contradict itself? https://youtu.be/52goRAXCYH8 Relativism is the belief that there is no universal truth. That all truth is specific to its culture and its time. And at a basic level, this contradicts itself because it is a universal statement. If I stand up in a room and say, "Nobody in this room can make any laws," you shouldn't listen to me. But if we buy into relativism, what other problems do we have? Well, first, we can make no universal moral statements like "Men and women are equally valuable." Second, we can make no absolute historical statements like "The Holocaust happened." And third, while relativism seems to be a humble approach on religious questions, it actually turns up being quite arrogant. Because if I say Christianity can be…
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Is Christianity a psychological crutch?

Religion
https://youtu.be/fQpNvSjoTE4 Andy, is Christianity a psychological crutch?  You know I hear that question, that objection, Alan, from atheists quite frequently and I guess it runs like this: you know religion is merely a comfort blanket, a psychological crutch for people are just too weak to deal with the difficulties of life and and thus Christians believe in God, not because it's true but because it's comforting, it's soothing to believe there's a beneficent being up there in the sky, that there's life after death and so on. It's a very kind of sneering way of dismissing religious belief without even looking at it. The problem of course for atheism is you can take the sychological crutch argument and you can spin it 180 degrees. After all, if there is no…
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Do the Crusades Prove That Christianity Is a Violent Religion?

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https://youtu.be/et7l3_22u9s You're in a conversation and someone says the crusades prove that Christianity is actually a violent religion. What would you say? Even though the crusades happened over 800 years ago, they're often used as an objection to Christianity. However the people who use the crusades as an argument against Christianity often don't know what actually happened and therefore they don't know how to think about them. So the next time the crusades come up in conversation, here are three things to remember. Number one. The crusades were not an unprovoked invasion. Many people assumed the crusades were perpetuated by a bunch of barbaric Christians bent on either converting or slaughtering peaceful Muslims. But that's not what happened. When Muslims initially conquered Palestine, they were fairly tolerant of Christians and…
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If Christianity is True, Why Are There So Many Denominations

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https://youtu.be/SCrVTOhaeAM If Christianity is true, why are there so many denominations? When I first became a Christian, I remember driving down the streets of the Los Angeles county and seeing, because I wasn't sure where you can go to church, right? But there were a lot of options. I mean there was all kinds of denominations of church, Christian church in Southern California and I thought that if Christianity is true, wouldn't there just be like one place to go to get it? I mean why are they all these different denominations? I can see why people might think that that variety of differencing and different opinions might actually demonstrate that Christianity isn't true. But even as an atheist I recognize that you know to hold a view and if…
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Isn’t religion something that can only be known through blind faith?

Religion
https://youtu.be/1_QydM9EAog I think there's a popular misconception about religion today that says that religion has nothing really to do with objective knowledge - you know the kind of knowledge that we usually gain through science, careful study or investigation. Instead people tend to think of religion is dealing only with things like our feelings and our conscience or our Intuitions. If this is true, if religion is exclusively about what goes on inside of us emotionally or spiritually, then blind faith really is the only option because there's nothing objective to evaluate.  Now Christianity as it emerges from the New Testament writings offers a very different picture of religious knowledge, one that in no way relies upon blind faith. One of the most striking examples of the Christian approach is…
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There are many religions…why Christianity?

Religion
What makes Christianity unique? https://youtu.be/A1lTM3NLmuc Scientific proofs of the BibleMany religions claim to have the teachings of God but all it contains is a collection of moral principles. How do we know if the teachings are indeed from God? Christianity is unique because in the Bible, we can find convincing proofs that God is the author. The Bible contains a large number of scientific truths that were written many years ago but only discovered by scientists in recent years. How else would the writers of the Bible know these truths unless God tells them what to write? The Bible says in Genesis 1:1 that “God created the heavens and the earth”. In Genesis 2:2 the Bible tells us that “By the seventh day God had finished the work he had…
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