"Be Not Deceived" offers detailed guidance for studying the Bible's many passages that speak about the second coming of Jesus Christ. For each passage, it provides a condensed guide to the clear meaning of the verses, summaries of the work of past biblical scholars, and cross-references to other Bible passages. Author Robert Burke Burns also incorporates a variety of supporting articles that connect the words of the Scriptures to events in the contemporary world.
A curious reader of the Bible will come across passages that can present challenges for interpretation. In the same way, an attentive citizen will read and hear news reports that lead one to wonder about history's sometimes confusing twists and turns. "Be Not Deceived" brings a wealth of faithful scholarship and study to bear on how the Bible anticipates and responds to the vagaries of history. By surveying the whole witness of the Bible, "Be Not Deceived" empowers its readers to respond knowledgeably to the world's challenges and to live faithfully by the Word of God.
You may find yourself wondering about the world's turmoil. You might ask how the Bible's witness speaks of hope in the second coming of Jesus Christ. You may be seeking to equip yourself to make wise and obedient decisions to follow the Lord and to live in ways that glorify God. You will find in studying "Be Not Deceived" that it will speak to your questions and concerns, your search for a witness, and your desire for wisdom.