This is the third book I have read by Groothuis and I have enjoyed and profited from each one. This is a much needed update on current Christological apologetics. He covers the Jesus Seminar, the new Gnosticism, the so-called Eastern travels of Jesus’ silent years and the resultant new spirituality, and the identification by some of Jesus and the Essenes. It is time for us to realize that we are past the days of simple Liberalism and Neo-Orthodoxy and to keep up with current trends that are catching our people unaware.
Natural DisastersAugust 31, 2017
A number of interesting natural and unnatural things have happened in the last few days. We have seen an amazing solar eclipse which happens only a couple times in most people’s life time. Some people go too far on one side making such an eclipse a biblical sign from God, and others go too far […]
Human Nature, America, and the ChurchApril 29, 2017
America and, therefore, the Christian church are experiencing an upheaval unique to the present age but unlike any phenomenon in recent history. Cultural watchers have described it as post-Christian, post-modern, post-morality, slouching toward Gomorrah, God is dead, and also with Biblical terminology such as the great apostasy, the one-world church, the harlot of Revelation, etc. […]
When God Closes the DoorFebruary 1, 2017
The foremost belief of a sinner who refuses God’s grace is that the consequences of that refusal will never come. Surely anyone who truly understood and believed in what the Bible teaches about heaven and hell would not take such a chance as this. But, of course, the fact is that such a person does […]