It should have been so simple. There was the Bible, God’s authoritative and complete word for mankind. His gift to us. One volume of sixty six books in all, from “In the beginning” to “amen”. One basic message. Choose Life, He said. So what did we do? We chose … denominations, 38,000 of them. One book, thousands of interpretations.
Snake handlers in Kansas, Prosperity teachers in Washington, Liberationists in El Salvador, Gay Bishops in New Hampshire, New Age rectors in London. They all claim the Bible as their inspiration and rulebook. Once this book is opened, why is it that folk seem to see different things? One book, one message, one Babel. How come? Where can the Truth be found or has the Church lost The Truth?
This explosive book tells the whole sad story of what actually happened to the Church over the last two thousand years and how it managed to lose its focus and take on so many ideas from Greek philosophy that Christianity has just become a melting point of truth mixed up with very strange ideas.
If Jesus were to return today, which Church – if any – could He call his own?
In this challenging, provocative but entertaining book the author examines what has happened to some key battlegrounds for Truth and asks, where did those ideas come from?
- How did God kick things off?
- How does He deal with His covenant people?
- Who does He let into heaven?
- What is Hell really like?
- How is He really going to wrap things up?
Some of the answers will astound you and you may also be prompted to ask the question, how has the Church managed to lose so much Truth?
Prepare to be challenged to the very core of your faith.
- Author: Steve Maltz
- Pages: 207
- Binding: Perfect Paperback
- ISBN: 978-1-935769-05-7
“Why is it that there is such a wide spectrum of beliefs within the Church, which is supposed to have “the Truth”? With much humour, Steve Maltz explains complex and serious theological matters simply. New Christians will receive a theological education in one book, and seasoned saints might be surprised how much they could learn.” Mark Weeden, Senior Pastor, Worthing Tabernacle
“Steve takes his stand on a number of foundational themes that will not be welcomed by some. Corns will be trodden on – that’s a painful promise! But persevere. Examine his reasoning. It may well be that as you read his words you might even hear a distant trumpet call. Might it be the rallying call of the Holy Spirit? I think I heard it! In fact, I know I did! The fight for the Bible is renewed. To arms!” Chris Hill, Bible teacher, writer and broadcaster