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A stirring call to spiritual renewal somewhat dampened by various unsupported or questionable biblical assertions and/or interpretations. I enjoyed the history parts and generally liked the book. But I'm a little troubled that the author commends numerous debatable biblical positions with little or no exegetical support that ultimately chipped away at my trust in his ability to precisely relate truth about issues I know less about. Examples topics would include: the gap theory in the creation account, that Isaiah 14 refers to Satan, the spurious textual variant in Mt 17:21/Mk 9:29 used to support teaching that fasting represents a higher level of spiritual warfare, advocating Christians binding of the strongman/spiritual powers without a lot of explanation, denying that we should pray for the sick but rather for their healing without addressing the question of Paul's thorn in the flesh, and advocating--based on the distinction between logos and rhema--that the sword of the Spirit is not the Word of God but a timely word from the Spirit about the Way of God. I get that many good men hold some, if not all, of these positions, but referencing them in a matter of fact tone, the author was losing my support. Ironically, I don't think we're all that apart on the books main message.
Great, well rounded, easy to understand, and relevant. There is the connection of hope that even though there is lawlessness (like ISIS for example), God is in control of history (past, current, future). Get it, share it, use it as a witness tool!