HOW DID THE LIFE OF JESUS MAKE AN IMPACT UPON THE WORLD OF HIS DAY? HOW DOES THE LIFE OF JESUS MAKE AN IMPACT UPON TODAY'S SOCIETY?

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HOW DID THE LIFE OF JESUS MAKE AN IMPACT UPON THE WORLD OF HIS DAY? HOW DOES THE LIFE OF JESUS MAKE AN IMPACT UPON TODAY'S SOCIETY?

Suddenly, they were willing to give their lives to tell Jesus’ story to the world. Many were tortured and killed because they proclaimed Jesus was alive. Skeptics and enemies were also transformed. Jesus’ younger brother, James, didn’t think Jesus was anybody special. But after his resurrected brother appeared to him, James not only believed Jesus was Lord but became the leader of the Jerusalem Church and died a martyr in 62 AD.
Saul of Tarsus was the chief persecutor of early Christians. He put Christians in prison. When they would not denounce Jesus Christ he sent them to
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In our own age, many skeptics have been convinced just as thoroughly as their first-century counterparts. For example, Lew
Wallace, a famous general and literary genius, was a known atheist. For two years, Wallace studied in the leading libraries of Europe and America, seeking information that would forever destroy Christianity. While writing the second chapter of a book outlining his arguments, he suddenly found himself on his knees crying out to Jesus, “My Lord and my God.”
Similarly, the late C.S. Lewis, professor at Oxford University in England, was an agnostic who denied the deity of Christ for years. But he, too, in intellectual honesty, submitted to Jesus as his
God and Savior after studying the overwhelming evidence for his deity. Over the years, he wrote many books to uphold the ideals of Christianity, including Mere Christianity and The Screwtape
Letters.
In this modern day I have also found a savior in Jesus Christ. We have more time to do so many things but there are still problems that keep us down. We can either turn to Jesus or just
\go with the flow, and do what everyone else is doing. I chose to follow Jesus. I try to do what
Jesus tells us in the bible to do, but I fail

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