Heaven? Where Did You Get That Idea?
The most relevant evangelistic challenge of our times is that unbelievers already believe in heaven! How many times have you heard a non-Christian say of the recently departed that he or she is "up there smiling down on us", or...
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The most relevant evangelistic challenge of our times is that unbelievers already believe in heaven! How many times have you heard a non-Christian say of the recently departed that he or she is "up there smiling down on us", or something very similar? Where did they get that idea?
Aussie comedian and best-selling author of Religion is for Fools, Bill Medley brings a light touch to a subject of the utmost importance: heaven. Between laughs, readers will be treated to an informative, gospel-guided tour through key aspects of the idea of heaven: Where did it come from? What about near death experiences? This book investigates the sources and shows that whether people realise it or not their idea of heaven actually comes from the teaching of Jesus. So the need is - check with the owner of the place before you presume you have your room booked! If heaven is for real then you need Jesus.
A top read!
Surveys have shown that most people in the western world believe in the idea of heaven - but where did the idea come from? Many who believe in heaven don't know the answer to that, which suggests to the sceptic that the concept of heaven is nothing more than wishful thinking. Did the idea of heaven develop through near death experiences? Is there some consensus from the different world religions? '...I've seen better. Some of the grammar and punctuation was quite poor. Where did this guy go to school? It can't have been a Catholic school. Don't they have spell checks down in Australia? Burka is spelt with a "q"'!' Pope Previous 'There were times reading this book when I wished I really was dead. And other times when I just wanted to say to the author, "You ain't nothin' but a hound dog."' Elvis Presley
Bill Medley is Australian, a professional entertainer, currently serves in Christian ministry within the Presbyterian Church of Victoria, Australia.