Story Of God Analysis

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OQSzDg-5CI&feature=youtu.be In his podcast, Eric Metaxas interviews Morgan Freedom (along with producers Lori McCeary and James Younger) about the reason behind why he created a show about world religions. The National Geographic Channel will air the show, and it is called, “The Story of God.” The core of the show is to let people see how all religions are “basically” getting at the same thing. Even though the other producers are there for the interview, and speak a little during it; Metaxas spends majority of his time speaking to Morgan Freeman. Metaxas (himself a Christian) asks Freeman questions regarding his religious background; listeners get a little glimpse into Freeman’s worldview from his answers. …show more content…
Dave Bry claims to have a sense of what is fair and unfair, i.e., he questions if it is fair to bring a child into a world. One should rightly then ask Bry where he attributes his source of deciding what is fair and unfair? In a world without any objective truth, who defines what is fair? If in fact he is a naturalist, he might realize that life has no purpose, and if life has no purpose; what is the point of survival? So clinging onto his idea of survival implies that this life is all there is. Now Christians know we are called to serve God and love others in this life (2 Pet 3:11), but we are also looking to a “new earth” where “righteousness dwells” (2 Pet 3:12). Bry has a sense of what humanity should do, but he has nowhere to attribute people’s ought to. Christians know God has revealed to us in His word that: He created the world (John 1:1-3, Col 1:16), is in control of the world (Col 1:17), has called us to steward the world (Ps 8:5-8), but we recognize God sovereignly holds all things together (Heb 1:3). Whereas mankind has constantly failed to rule the earth; King Jesus will one day perfectly rule on a renewed earth (Heb …show more content…
The lady at the microphone interrupts Oprah by saying that Jesus is the only way. This is where Oprah exposes her new age worldview when she says, “There couldn’t possibly be one way.” After confrontation, Oprah ends the discussion with, “I can’t get into a religious argument with you.” Mistakenly, Oprah was discussing her religious views; she just did not want to continue to have someone disagree with her religious beliefs on her

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