What's an Eternal Perspective and Why Doesn't It Fit with Prosperity Theology?
March 30, 2011
Randy Alcorn answers the question,"What is an eternal perspective? " at the 2011 Kingdom Advisors conference with Ron Blue.
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Living with an Eternal Perspective
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Endorsements and Book Reviews of Eternal Perspectives
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This is the “ultimate resource” on Heaven outside the Bible. I think it would be especially useful for pastors and writers. However, it’s also a fun book to read whether you select topics of interest or read from cover-to-cover. This quote from J.C. Ryle summarizes it well. “Before we go to our eternal home we should try to become acquainted with it.” As always, with this author, his book is a 12+ on a scale of 1-10. Gail Welborn, as posted on Examiner.com and Goodreads
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