100 Reasons I am a Christian

100 Reasons Why I’m a Christian
 by Cindy Dunagan

1. Bowing my knee to Christ is the natural and logical reaction to everything that each of my senses has taken in all my life: Romans 12:1
2. It fulfills the purpose for which I was created: Ecclesiastics 12:13-14
3. It makes God smile: 2 Corinthians 9:7
4. It reflects my appreciation for Jesus’ crucifixion: Galatians 2:20
5. I can face death with confidence, having made peace with God: Philippians 1:21-23
6. I can experience an eternity of pleasure so great it cannot be described: Romans 8:18
7. I can hear my Creator say to me, “Well done, good and faithful servant”: Matthew 25:23
8. I can, in eternity, look upon the face of God: Revelation 22:4
9. I will not spend eternity where there is no hope: 1 Thessalonians 4:13
10. I am able to leave this world a better place than it would have been without me: Revelation 14:13
11. I can live for eternity in a place with the best souls that ever inhabited the earth: Hebrews 11:38
12. I can experience a marriage that is as beautiful as can be experienced in this world: Ecclesiastes 9:10
13. I can take every concern and problem to the One who rules the Universe: 1 Peter 5:7
14. I have been given the ultimate guidebook for raising exceptional children: Deuteronomy 6:6-7
15. Being a Christian makes me the friend of God, not His enemy: John 15:14
16. When I apply the principles God has given, I can learn to be a good steward and avoid poverty: Proverbs 6:6-9
17. My becoming a Christian thwarts the plan of Satan: 2 Corinthians 2:11
18. Christianity prevents alcoholism: Ephesians 5:18
19. I can bless others with the wise counsel I have obtained from the Lord: 1 Thessalonians 5:14
20. Christianity involves me in the single most world-improving cause that has ever existed: Mark 16:15
21. It uses my talents in the most meaningful ways they could possibly be used: 2 Timothy 2:21
22. I can enjoy the creation for what it truly is: the art of my Father: 1 Timothy 4:4
23. I have Someone to thank when something goes unexpectedly well: Psalm 103:2
24. Christianity prevents child abuse: Colossians 3:21
25. Christianity comes with a spiritual family that will care for me during times of crisis: Galatians 6:1-4
26. Even when my crisis hits in the middle of nowhere—I have family I have never met a phone call away: Mark 10:29-30
27. God’s instructions and principles bring clarity as to what courses of action will solve even the most complex problems: Psalm 119:105
28. Christianity prevents drug abuse: Proverbs 23:31
29. God promises me that in eternity those who have loved and served Him will no longer experience pain or suffering: Revelation 14:13
30. It prevents me from wondering my entire life what the meaning of life is: Ecclesiastes 12:1
31. The self-control He teaches me improves absolutely every aspect of my life: John 10:10
32. Christianity puts everything in perspective. Molehills are not mountains: Romans 8:28; Hebrews 12:1-3
33. I am more respected for the goodness He’s given me: Acts 5:13
34. It prevents AIDS and all other sexually transmitted diseases: Galatians 6:7-8
35. God promises me that in eternity those who have loved and obeyed Him no longer experience death: John 11:25
36. Christianity keeps me from naively following charismatic false teachers who do not have my best interest at heart: Matthew 7:15-16
37. I get to spend time in this life with the most authentic and honest people: Hebrews 11:38
38. Christianityprevents domestic violence: 1 Peter 3:7
39. It feels good to face truth and not go through life trying to avoid reality: John 3:19-21
40. I need not go through life insecure or jealous in my marriage. My spouse has extra incentive for being faithful: Proverbs 5:18-19
41. I know that even though life is not fair now, God will vindicate and bring justice in the next life: Luke 18:7-8
42. I have a destination for the joy I want to express for all I’ve been given. God accepts my worship: Philippians 4:4
43. It prevents an eternity in the presence of the Devil and his angels: Matthew 25:41
44. It honors the work my parents put into me when they sacrificed to share God with me: Proverbs 23:15-16
45. Christianity prevents abortion: Psalm 139:13-16
46. When I listen closely to the written words of my Shepherd, I can know who is telling the truth in matters of religion: John 7:17

47. Christianity makes my life beautiful: Proverbs 4:9
48. I can share information God has given me as to His plan for saving us, someone can change where they will spend eternity: Proverbs 11:30
49. It helps me to not waste God’s grace: 1 Corinthians 15:10
50. When correctly applied, through the removal of such things as pride and greed, it is the best avenue to world peace: Isaiah 2:2-4
51. Christianity usually prevents incarceration: 1 Peter 2:13,20
52. Being a Christian gives me the most meaningful reasons for taking good care of the earth’s resources. This is my Father’s world: Psalm 24:1
53. It prevents an eternity of decay “where the worm never dies”: Mark 9:44
54. It prevents gangs by offering young people a productive and meaningful “group with a mission”: Proverbs 1:10-19
55. Living life God’s way prevents citizens from becoming a financial liability: Psalm 37:25
56. Living life God’s way can empty prisons: 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
57. God provides comfort through all my afflictions: 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
58. Christianity applied would solve virtually all the problems in the public school system: Proverbs 13:20
59. Christianity raises the value of women and prevents them from being used, suppressed, or exploited: Proverbs 31:10
60. Christianity prevents children without both a father and a mother: Malachi 2:16
61. The principles of moderation taught in God’s word keep the pleasures of this life at their peak of enjoy ability: 1 Peter 3:10-12
62. Christian employees are often valued for the work ethic learned from Scripture: Ephesians 6:5-9
63. I don’t have to feel compelled to dress like I’m a prostitute in order to get attention. God instead is my confidence: 1 Peter 3:1-4
64. Christianity teaches me to speak in creative and intelligent ways without depending on profanity to make an impression: Colossians 4:4-6
65. Holidays with generations of Christian family members is nothing but joyful: Proverbs 17:1
66. Christianity prevents the atheism that taught people in WW2 they were only animals and should be therefore selectively bred: Psalm 53:1
67. Christianity gives me a beautiful reason to have children: to share God with them and honor Him together throughout eternity: Psalm 127
68. Christianity gives me a motivational reason to take good care of my body: It belongs to God: 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
69. Christianity prevents homelessness: 2 Thessalonians 3:10
70. God has taught me how to forgive so I do not have to seek vengeance or live a life filled with bitterness or grudges: Romans 12:17-21
71. Christianity teaches us from a young age to be diligent, and this attitude often contributes to academic success: Proverbs 12:24
72. Christianity prevents sexual addictions: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-7
73. It teaches we must earn an honest living, and thereby prevents gambling family money away: 1 Timothy 5:8; Ephesians 4:28
74. Christianity discourages smoking and therefore prevents the consequences of being addicted to nicotine: 1 Corinthians 6:12
75. Christianity prevents racism, and instead helps us enjoy the differences God Himself has created: Matthew 22:39
76. Christianity gives extra incentive to vote, write editorials, and in other ways improve the morality of this world: Matthew 5:13-16
77. Christians are often patriotic and honor their country and those who have sacrificed to protect our freedom: Romans 13:1-4
78. It avoids an eternity of more intense pain than I can ever experience in this life: Revelation 20:10
79. Christianity applied keeps us out of trouble with the IRS: Romans 13:7
80. Christianity prevents cruelty to animals: Proverbs 12:10
81. God promises me that in eternity there will no more crying: Revelation 21:4
82. Christianity keeps my mind more pure, fresh, and innocent: Proverbs 4:23
83. God gives me the strength to break destructive, long-term habits: Ephesians 2:1-3
84. It teaches me to be generous and when I give of myself or of what I have, it gives me a sense of fulfillment: Matthew 16:25
85. God promises He will reward me for even the simplest act of service offered to others, as if I had done it for He Himself: Matthew 25:34-40
86. God gives me the power to overcome my weaknesses: 2 Corinthians 12:9
87. Christianity gives a depth to my friendships that cannot be experienced without our spiritual ties: 1 Samuel 18:1
88. Christianity teaches me to manage my time wisely as the most precious of gifts: Ephesians 5:16
89. Christianity prepares me for the day I will stand before my God in judgment: 2 Corinthians 5:10
90. I am able to overcome through the strength God supplies genetic predispositions: 1 Peter 1:18
91. By serving God I have a merciful and kind taskmaster, compared to the cruelties of serving Satan: Proverbs 13:15
92. I no longer need to feel guilty for my sin. God promises me He has removed it as far as the East is from the West: Micah 7:18-19
93. Christianity brings more love into my life from every direction: Philippians 1:9
94. Christianity has taught me to be honest and has as a result caused me to be considered trustworthy by others: Proverbs 22:1
95. It prevents involvement with the darkness of the occult: Romans 1:25
96. It keeps me from being shallow or materialistic, but instead teaches me contentment: Philippians 4:10-13
97. Christianity has taught me how to better get along with people, and to prevent and resolve conflict: Matthew 5:23-24
98. Christianity exchanges my weariness for His strength: Ephesians 3:20
99. God gives me a calm heart in a world of turmoil: John 16:33
100. God will give me the strength at the end of my life to “finish strong”: 2 Timothy 4:6-8