History tells us it's not too late for America. Great revivals have transformed America and Great Britain in terribly dark times. Revival comes when the Church gets desperate, when we stop and pray and cry out. Are we desperate enough for revival?
Prayer and Devotional Life
The Western world is veering dangerously toward totalitarianism. It’s marked by anti-Christian hostility, which means persecution, which already exists in pockets, is likely to riae and become widespread. Hue he’s need to see this as an alarm call, yet respond in hope, truth and joy. They also need to develop Ian intentional strategy of prayer, teaching acts of love, and providing answers.
You and I are going to have opportunities to live out our faith heroically in the next several years. I could be wrong — I hope I am — but I believe there are new faith challenges in our future. I want to be ready for it, and I know you do, too. And on one level, I’m convinced it’s simple. All it takes is everyday Christian faithfulness today.
What do we do now, now that we're the enemy? The Stream has an answer: spiritual readiness in multiple dimensions of spiritual life. Apologetics, doctrine, community, prayer, outreach.
All knowledge ultimately depends on Christ, and knowing Christ is intimately tied to growing in knowledge. Green shows how this is true in knowledge of nature, history, and ethics, as well as the spiritual life. Naturalism has no grounds for knowledge, he says.
For present purposes, though, the great contribution he makes in this book is showing how central knowing is to discipleship in Christ. Churches have lost track of that, and must recover it to regain our witness in the world.