They are, in and of themselves, enough to destroy the apologetic value of this movie. I don’t intend to start another round of what happened in the film but I know that there is God who is real and sovereign. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. But that’s crazy. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”. They do not believe in the supernatural power of God. God’s Not Dead is the story of a young man defending his faith. "I Ran (So Far Away)" by A Flock Of Seagulls ends with an alien abduction. The Philistines assembled and came and encamped at Shunem. I feel like there were some missing situations that should’ve been shown why one thing led to the next and more plausible scenarios that should’ve connected the subplots altogether. Not to focus much on the technicalities, there are five lessons that I want to share from the film. I’m a sucker for funny T-shirts. ‣ It will also bring up some questions that might inspire them to find a bigger answer. I have three other comments not mentioned above. And they asked him a question, saying, And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. Here's what happens when an opening act is really out of place with the headliner, like when Beastie Boys opened for Madonna. And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. All Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell. The first fairly obvious point to make is that the statement “God is dead” is paradoxical. He’s put on the spot and needs to make a choice to either stand up or back down. Their battle started when the professor asked his class to write on a piece of paper that “God is dead”. And Saul gathered all Israel, and they encamped at Gilboa. Amen. ", The phrase "God is Dead" was first used by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in, The song was written and originally recorded by American Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter Daniel Bashta as "Like A Lion." “But who are you, O man, to answer back to God?” God is not to be judged by us. In their battle with … Christianity.com is a member of the Salem Web Network of sites including: Copyright © 2020, Christianity.com. Then another book was opened, which is the book of life. He is the judge: God is in the dock. The poor man died and was carried by the angels to Abraham's side. A monthly update on our latest interviews, stories and added songs, The title track of Australian Christian pop rock band Newsboys' sixteenth studio album reunites their lead singer Michael Tait with his former DC Talk bandmate Kevin Max. He was speaking about a young girl who was asked to do some things that went against her faith and got in trouble for not doing them. If God cannot be God of the dead, then Jesus cannot be Lord of the dead. People do not know because they don’t read it. You are quite wrong.” And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?”. But if you say, “To me, God exists,” then you have stated something quite different. Anyway, the actors and actresses all did great and have delivered well what they needed to. At the 2:12 mark in the trailer, the Newsboys sing, “God’s not dead, He’s surely alive. Finally I have, by the grace of God, participated in a number of public moderated debates on the existence of God with professing atheists. And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment. Here is the movie trailer followed by some reasons why the trailer concerns me. Then they said, “Come, let us build ourselves a city and a tower with its top in the heavens, and let us make a name for ourselves, lest we be dispersed over the face of the whole earth.” And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of man had built. If God’s Not Dead teaches Christian students to fear their professors (and, gasp, philosophy professors in particular), and if it teaches them to make relative statements, and if it teaches them to think sinful students and professors are in a position to put the Creator on trial, and if it teaches Christian students to respond to unbelieving professors the way Josh approaches his atheist professor, then God’s Not Dead is just generally unhelpful. What festivals of atonement, what sacred games shall we have to invent? They shall ask the way to Zion, with faces turned toward it, saying, ‘Come, let us join ourselves to the Lord in an everlasting covenant that will never be forgotten.’ ... For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten. Humanists and atheist believe that the mind is supreme. He went on his way through towns and villages, teaching and journeying toward Jerusalem. "God's not dead, let's worship Him," said Tait. And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. Z, He is not God of the dead, but of the living. From his presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. It breaks down and often disregards other aspects of life.