When a Nation Forgets God has ratings and 92 reviews. dvd said: This review can In When A Nation Forgets God, Erwin Lutzer studies seven similarities. 1 quote from When a Nation Forgets God: 7 Lessons We Must Learn from Nazi Germany: ‘The educational system became more focused on setting affective, not . Dr. Erwin Lutzer discovers some scary parallels in the culture that gave rise to the Nazis and what is happening in America today. Please check.

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He addresses issues like Germany’s steady removal of God from all aspe Excellent reminder for Americans of the dangerous road other great nations specifically, Germany have gone down, to their shame. None of these vignettes even had a footnote reference.

If we think this will not happen in the US, think again. Once we come to terms with the fact that politics will not save us, maybe we’ll get back to the reason we’re here: In our teaching, preaching, praying, and living, return to the cross.

In chapter six Lutzer lays down a positive lesson: Although this book was written in This little gem ogd my first book from Lutzer and what an eye-opening and thought provoking read! Along came Hitler to fix the economy, take care of their children, and protect them from dangerous things and people which in their view included Jews. Survival is a powerful drive within us all, and most of us are willing to compromise our values in order to live.

A renowned theologian, Dr. Nov 28, Cindy rated it really liked it.

Through media, through setting the terms and tone of a national conversation, through the promise of acceptance and approbation combined with the threat of mockery and scorn and worsethe German people were transformed from a normal nation into one that perpetrated horrors unspeakable. When a Nation Forgets God uses history to warn us of a future that none of us wants to see.

Three sittings and 48 hours later I have now finished natino stroke of genius.


When a Nation Forgets God: 7 Lessons We Must Learn from Nazi Germany by Erwin W. Lutzer

I found myself highlighting portions of it to remember the key points. Update Required To play the media you will need to ersin update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. There was “positive Christianity” and a movement called, “God believers” where people could find that the state could be a good substitute for the church in many or all aspects of life.

But there is this abiding lesson: And if the government can guarantee our financial future, we support that government even if we intuitively suspect we are being led down a dangerous path.

It was well written and all of his primises were supported with historical facts. Lutzer is senior pastor of The Moody Church in Chicago.

Lutzer says that “if every pastor would have been a Bonhoeffer or a Niemollor, Hitler would not have accomplished his agenda. This was a remarkable little book, only pages long, but it is full of historical facts and Bibical lessons for todays citizen.

I like how Bod points out that we will not win these battles simply with politics or by argument, but what we will win as christians is by the Cross. I imagine it was an even harder one to write.

In Erwins book he points out why our culture and the church is changing. Email required Address never made public. This book was provided free of charge by Moody Publishers. There were cultural streams that made it possible forgest this ideology to emerge and gain a wide acceptance by the popular culture.

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Jesus will help you be a better businessman, parents, etc And as Luther points out: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log ahen Beware the freedoms that will be given up for that care!! Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Religion—particularly Christianity—must be ousted from government, from law, education, and the workplace.

We must not permit the lawmakers or the courts of America to discourage us from doing what we must: The parallels between Nazi Germany and present day America are undeniable, but the author does not leave the reader hopeless. Dahlem prophetically declared God’s purpose in the tials that faced the German church Srwin cites Niemoller and Bonhoeffer as two fodgets who suffered great personal losses by standing up to Hitler and Nazi statism.


It is now springtime for the hopeful and expectant christian church This review can also be found on www.

May 02, Kendra Beth rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: He forces us to grapple with our allegiance to government and our greater allegiance to God. Many Christian went right along with it, and patriotism began to be substituted for Christianity, especially as Hitler couched patriotism in a Christian light.

Here are a few points that I think sum up the theme of the book pretty well: He reminds us gd the only way Nazi Germany was allowed to take place was because the Christians, primarily the pastors and preachers, in that area decided to bow to the Reich and hide the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. Lutzer and Rebecca live in the Chicago area and have three grown children and eight grandchildren.

It’s quick to read and easy to understand, and manages to confront current realities without seeming alarmist or overly political.

When a Nation Forgets God : 7 Lessons We Must Learn from Nazi Germany

While this is a short book, he deals with some heavy material as the chapters headings suggest: Third, it is brief and accessible. Open Preview See a Problem? He is also a teacher on radio programs heard on more than stations throughout the United States and the world, including “S Erwin W.

Like Nazi Germany, many of the arguments made in favor of slavery centered around the question of whether African blacks were subhuman.