By Lee Strobel
Was once God telling the reality while he stated, 'You will search me and locate me if you happen to search me with your whole heart'?
In his no 1 bestseller The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel tested the claims of Christ, attaining the hard-won verdict that Jesus is God's specific son. within the Case for religion, Strobel turns his abilities to the main power emotional objections to belief---the 8 'heart barriers' to religion. This Gold Medallion-winning booklet is if you will be feeling drawn to Jesus yet who're confronted with tough questions status squarely of their course. For Christians, it's going to deepen their convictions and provides them clean self assurance in discussing Christianity with even their such a lot skeptical friends.
'Everyone---seekers, doubters, fervent believers---benefits whilst Lee Strobel hits the line looking for solutions, as he does back within the Case for religion. during his probing interviews, a number of the hardest highbrow hindrances to religion fall away.'
'Lee Strobel has given believers and skeptics alike a present during this e-book. He doesn't steer clear of looking the main tricky questions possible, and refuses to supply simplistic solutions that do extra damage than good.'
---Jerry Sittser, professor of faith, Whitworth collage, and writer of A Grace Disguised and the desire of God as a lifestyle
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My very real fear is that the meanness, half-truths, and outright slanders in such books as Christopher Hitchens’s God is Not Great and Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion have begun to work their way into the popular culture. We Christians have to resist—and keep setting the record straight. Eat, Pray, Love SO MANY PEOPLE HAD URGED ME to comment on the film Eat, Pray, Love that I felt obligated to see it on its opening weekend. The theater in which I viewed the movie was pretty much full, and the gender ratio was approximately 92% female, 8% male.
Robert Sokolowski, who taught me many years ago at Catholic University, shared an image that has long stayed in my mind. The integrated icon of Christian doctrine, he said, exploded at the time of the Reformation and the Enlightenment, and its charred and distorted fragments have landed here and there, littering the contemporary cultural environment. Accordingly, we are not going to find, at least very often, the whole Catholic thing on beautiful display, but we are indeed going to find bits and pieces of it practically everywhere, provided we have the eyes to see.
The prophets of Israel consistently remind the people that since they too were once slaves in Egypt, they must be compassionate toward the alien, the stranger, the widow, and the orphan. In the faces of those “others,” they find the ground for their own moral commitments. They compelled the people not to adopt the attitude of the master, but to move sensitively into the attitude of the slave. ” (Phil 2:6-7) In Christ, the God of Israel became himself a slave, the despised other, even to the point of enduring the rejection of the masters and dying the terrible death of the cross.