Some Christians have launched several complaints and opposing viewpoints about the movie HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, which is based on a bestselling book about a little Christian boy who claimed he went to Heaven and met Jesus.
Some of these come from Christians we respect highly, and others come from people who are unfamiliar to us and seem to have no faith credentials whatsoever except a trail of anthropocentric booklets refuting many books, movies and people by using practically the same arguments while ignoring the text. In other words, these folks use the unbiblical method of eisegesis, rather than exegesis to attack books, movies and people. As a former L.S. Attorney in the US Attorney’s Office SDNY, who later was saved by God’s grace alone, these attacks do not follow the rules of evidence which derive from the Bible itself, which is the Word of God.
With all due respect, the complaints and opposition to the movie don’t make much sense.
To prove this, let’s examine the two major complaints being made against the movie.
Perhaps the biggest complaint is the notion that, instead of looking to a movie like HEAVEN IS FOR REAL to define and affirm our faith, we must look instead to the Bible…
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