Religion is all about what you must do,
Jesus is all about what he has done!

Religion says Reach Up To God, Jesus says God Reached Down

John 3:13 NLT

No one has ever gone to heaven and returned. But the Son of Man (Jesus) has come down from heaven.

Religion says Try Harder, Jesus says Stop Trying

Matthew 19:25-26 NLT

The disciples were astounded. “Then who in the world can be saved?” they asked. Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.”

Religion says God’s the Boss, Jesus says God’s your Father

Matthew 6:26 NLT

Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them. And aren’t you far more valuable to him than they are?

Religion sees People as the enemy, Jesus knows Sin is the enemy

Luke 23:34 NLT

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.” And the soldiers gambled for his clothes by throwing dice.

Religion grades righteousness on a Curve, Jesus declared it on a Cross

John 19:30 NLT

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.

2 Corinthians 5:21 CEB

God caused the one who didn’t know sin to be sin for our sake so that through him we could become the righteousness of God.

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