Greg Laurie: Most People Reject Christ Because of Mob Mentality
By Stoyan Zaimov, Christian Post On January 31, 2017
Greg Laurie, a popular evangelist in Southern California, believes that most people reject Christ not because they have honestly looked into the faith, but largely because of mob mentality.
"To a large degree, a vast majority of people do not reject Christ because they have looked into it or because they have some honest questions about the Bible or Christianity," he said in a Facebook post on Monday. "They reject Christ because they let others do their thinking for them. They mock because others mock. And they become willing victims of someone else's prejudice."
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Laurie, who is senior pastor at Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, used the example of Judas - the disciple who betrayed Jesus - to make his argument.
When Judas betrayed Jesus at the Garden of Gethsemane, multitudes came to arrest Jesus - without realizing exactly what they were doing.