The Unshakable Truth: How You Can Experience the 12 Essentials of a Relevant Faith
By Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell
"I realize, of course, that we Christians can talk all day about how we know the truth because we have experienced Jesus personally. Yet we cannot expect that claim to convince others that what we proclaim as truth is actually true. They can simply claim it might be true for us, but that doesn't make it true for everyone. We know that God's truth is for everyone, but unless that truth can be proven or demonstrated to be true, we cannot expect others to get on board with belief. And that is where knowing why we believe that something is true comes into play." (p. 43)
Do you ever have a hard time explaining why you believe what you believe? Are you ever hard-pressed for words when defending your faith? Do you ever look for answers and come up empty?
Author and renowned speaker Josh McDowell and son, Sean McDowell, have teamed up to write “The Unshakable Truth: How You Can Experience the 12 Essentials of a Relevant Faith”. They are also the authors of the popular “More Than a Carpenter” and many other Christian books.
“The Unshakable Truth” is part apologetics and part Christian living. It includes twelve unshakable truths.
Truth One: God Exists
Truth Two: God’s Word
Truth Three: Original Sin
Truth Four: God Became Human
Truth Five: Christ’s Atonement For Sin
Truth Six: Justification Through Faith
Truth Seven: Living the Transformed Life
Truth Eight: Jesus’ Bodily Resurrection
Truth Nine: The Trinity
Truth Ten: God’s Kingdom
Truth Eleven: The Church
Truth Twelve: The Return of Christ
The basis for this book is to explain why we believe what we believe. It provides evidence for our Christian beliefs and proof that what we believe is true and real. “The Unshakable Truth” includes scriptures in each chapter, historical and scientific evidence and practical examples. I have never been more confident about sharing my faith than after reading this book.
Not only is “The Unshakable Truth” an interesting and educational read, it is also a great resource to help you explain your faith to seekers and non-believers. My copy of this book is now filled with fluorescent yellow markings, highlighting the facts of faith. If you are new to Christianity, and are looking for answers this book is for you.
Though this book is filled with theology and biblical truths I could not put it down. The information is well organized and McDowells’ stories are incredibly enjoyable. This book is a must-read for every Christian, seeker and non-believer.