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Released at the same time as his larger, more academic work The Unseen Realm, Heiser made sure that Supernatural would be specifically intended for "the person in the pew" (10). The question for is: Do you really believe what the Bible says? Do you really believe that God meets with a group of spirit beings to decide what happens on earth (1 Kgs 22.19-23)? Heiser sets out to blow off our modern day lenses so we can see that there is more to the supernatural world than what we think.
God has a divine council, a family, sons of God, and at a certain time a certain amount of this council rebelled. God had created his own family on earth, but then that family, Adam and Eve, also rebelled. God gave them a promise of redemption.
In Deuteronomy 32, we find out that when God separated those at the Tower of Babel, he placed them under the other gods of the council (but he called out Abraham to be Yahweh's nation). Psalm 82 reveals that these gods rebelled and rule unjustly over the nations. Yahweh places his name on his angel, his physical representative, the seeds of what we know as the Trinity. Israel failed as a nation, being subjugated to foreign enemies. Yahweh himself would have to come to earth, in the flesh, to accomplish his plan.
Jesus Christ, the Son of Man, the cloud rider of Daniel 7, dies, rises again, and ascends to heaven. He pours out his Spirit onto his people, and a great reversal happens. Many of Genesis 10's Table of Nations are mentioned as being in Jerusalem at Pentecost. Many Jews heard God's word and were saved! After repentance comes baptism, the declaration that one follows the resurrected Lord - and not the other gods (Deut 4.19).
At the end of each chapter Heiser places a Why This Matters section which condenses Heiser's main points, especially in the Why This Matters section.
Why Does This Matter? The more we know about God, the more we can see his eternal perspective of things. That shapes how Christians should live.
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