The Instigator
TouchtheSky
Pro (for)
The Contender
CooldabberDoUKnowDaWae69
Con (against)

Did Jesus have to die for us to be saved?

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Started: 4/6/2018 Category: Religion
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Debating Period
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TouchtheSky

Pro

I believe that for us to go to heaven, Jesus had to die on the cross, and no one can make it to heaven by their own efforts. I'd like my opponent to believe in some sort of God, but I'm willing to debate someone who does not agree with the Christian God, such as a Muslim.

The motion is:
This house holds that Christ's sacrifice is necessary for man to go to heaven.

I will be arguing for the motion, and my opponent will be arguing against.

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CooldabberDoUKnowDaWae69

Con

Jesus? He isn't real in the first place.
Debate Round No. 1
TouchtheSky

Pro

With all due respect, I asked that my opponent be someone who believes in God, because that's the purpose of the discussion. Christ's existence, however, is also key to understanding this debate, so if you would like to discuss this issue elsewhere, this would be something that I would love to discuss with you. There is actually a lot of historical proof, even outside of the Bible, that Jesus existed, but in the context of this debate, that's not what I've chosen to focus on. If you'd like to discuss this, by all means, challenge me to a debate. I would be more than happy to accept.
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Posted by TouchtheSky 3 years ago
TouchtheSky
And yet history says that he was absolutely perfect.
Posted by canis 3 years ago
canis
He was killed because he was a pain in the a.. Today its the same thing...But we often use drones.
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