Friday, July 15, 2022

The Case for Heaven Movie based on Lee Strobel's Book---My Thoughts




About the Movie

We all want to know what happens after we die. In THE CASE FOR
HEAVEN, best-selling author and investigative journalist Lee Strobel explores the
evidence for the afterlife in order to address man’s biggest fear: death. Inspired by
his own brush with death, Strobel searches for answers to the most profound
questions we all have, about heaven, hell, and Near-Death Experiences. Featuring
interviews with experts and skeptics, THE CASE FOR HEAVEN will challenge,
encourage and inspire as Strobel dares to probe the most important question. If
there is a heaven, can we prove it?

THE CASE FOR HEAVEN is based on the new book by best-selling author Lee
Strobel, who wrote The Case For Christ.


THE CASE FOR HEAVEN will be exclusively on Pure Flix starting July 15th.



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My Thoughts

 I have not read the book The Case for Heaven but I have read Lee Strobel's The Case for Christ, The Case for Easter, and The Case for Christmas. I was expecting The Case for Heaven to be backed by solid Biblical truths. I was expecting verses from the Bible where Heaven is actually discussed. Unfortunately that did not happen. This movie is completely based on emotions, feelings, popular opinions by well known individuals, and near death experiences. One of the first things Lee says while being interviewed is the Bible talks about Heaven "BUT". There is no "but". God gave us all we need to know about Heaven in His word. Interviewing famous people to see what they think the afterlife is like doesn't accomplish anything but add confusion to the entire idea of Heaven and Hell. I watched this entire movie and there was very little that was Biblical. There is discussion about Hell and a man who seemingly went to Hell but then while there called out to God and escaped during his near death experience. There is discussion with a well known musician who famously stated he no longer believes. He states how could you believe in a God like that? Clearly a non believer and yet there is no discussion after that to refute anything that he says! 

Clearly there is a fear of death in our world because of the uncertainty surrounding what happens when we die. People do want to be immortal like Lee states at the start of the film. BUT "investigating" near death experiences does not give people a peace or understanding. I have no doubt that people on their death bed or that medically "die and live" again probably do experience something no one can understand. But it is not up to us to try and figure out what Heaven is going to be like. We are told what we are to know this side of Heaven. There is a Heaven and a Hell and yes God is also a God of wrath, which this film also refutes. One interview in this film says that Hell isn't really that bad it is just the people there. I think if you considered what the Bible says about Hell, yes it is actually that bad. 

The first part of this film was the only part that I found myself agreeing with and understanding. Aside from that, I would be very cautious in watching this especially if you are a new believer. I think it is interesting to hear a different point of view. It is eye opening to hear what other people think. But this type of film has to be backed by scripture and it absolutely is not. 

Many thanks to Pure Flix for providing a sample of the product for this review. Opinions are 100% my own. 

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