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What’s So Great About Christianity, Final Thoughts

I don't believe that what makes someone a Christian is what church has on its records their membership. I also don't believe that what makes someone not a Christian is whether or not their name is on any church's membership records at all. Being a Christian is about character and behavior; character whose content includes loving our neighbor and striving for peace, at the same time standing on a firm foundation of true principles. And even though a Christian must stand firm, it's not his place to forcefully interfere with another's freedom of choice in behaving un-Christian-like. It's also not a Christian's place to hate or to show hate to others. Jesus Christ, while on Earth, had among his company both saints and sinners. He said, "a new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another." This is what it mea…