I have 22 books published in the 21st century; we’ll look at 6 of these.
We’ll start with Adrian Rogers (1931-2005). He was a conservative pastor in several successive American Southern Baptist Churches, starting in his home state of Florida and ending in Tennessee. He was president of the SBC denomination on three different occasions and helped move it into a more conservative stance in the late 70’s and 80’s. Mr. Rogers was also a broadcast minister: he started Love Worth Finding in 1987, and it is still running today on 2500+ radio stations and translators, as well as television stations across America and in 194 countries of the world.
The book we will be looking at is called UNVEILING THE END TIMES IN OUR TIME: THE TRIUMPH OF THE LAMB IN REVELATION, published in 2004. From Chapter 1:
“Revelation is a book of prophecy…Have you ever wondered why the psychics who peddle their gifts on cable television never win the lottery? And even the weatherman can only make an educated guess concerning the weather…A prophet of God is right 100 percent of the time.
“This is not to say that we live an aimless life because we don’t know tomorrow’s details. Not at all. God’s plan for us is not a roadmap but a relationship. He knows the future and we know Him, and that’s enough. It is our lack of knowledge of day-by-day detail that keeps us closer…How much better to walk through life holding the hand of the One who knows the way and cares for us!Continue reading