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Fool's Gold?: Discerning Truth In An Age Of Error
Fool's Gold Discerning Truth In An Age Of Error Author:John MacArthur (Editor) "Eureka!" — In an age of open-mindedness, many believers accept too much with too little discernment, resulting in great confusion and compromise. But God’s Word makes it clear that not everything that glitters is gold. False teaching is at every turn, and the temptation to embrace it is great. As God’s people we are called ... more »to sift through the overwhelming number of traditions and trends and use the truth of Scripture to determine which are the true treasures--and which are "fool’s gold."
General editor John MacArthur and the contributors of this uncompromising book define the principles of biblical discernment and use them to address several contemporary Christian issues. They provide straightforward, biblical critiques of some popular but unfortunate Christian trends, such as watered-down preaching and doctrinally questionable best-selling books. Dr. MacArthur ends with a practical plan for cultivating discernment in the Christian life.
It is the duty of every Christian -not just pastors and elders- to follow the biblical command to cling to what is good and to reject what is not. This book will equip you with a foundation for biblical discernment that will enable you to make careful distinctions in your thinking about truth.« less
This book is a series of articles about some of the current post modern, contemporary Christian issues. Some of chapter sub titles are: Watered-Down preaching, The Revolve New Testament, Worship calls, Approach to politics and many more.
One chapter dealing with the Purpose-Driven Life by Rick Warren is especially interesting in the light of current interest in almost all churches.
Edited by John MacArthur heard daily on "Grace to You" radio broadcast with articles by other leaders at Grace Community Church where MacArthur is the pastor.
This book is for the serious layman interested in why there is a lack of theology teaching in the modern church.