If the first three chapters of Genesis fall, so falls our faith. That's the hypothesis that prompted John MacArthur to write The Battle for the Beginning. If the religion of naturalism, with its dogma of evolution, is true, then, MacArthur asserts, all essential Christian doctrine is false.
MacArthur has drawn a line in the sand and calls all Christians to join him in defending the truth against the assault of naturalism and evolution. He feels that all of the essential doctrines of Christianity have their roots in the historicity of Adam and Eve as actual people, and in the historicity of the Fall. Therefore, Christians must stand firm against the advancing popularity of evolutionary thinking. MacArthur urges all Christians to affirm with him was Jesus affirmed:
God created Adam and Eve and they chose to disobey Him.
This stand for truth will have a strong impact on the culture around us as well. MacArthur feels that the decline of morals and values in Western society can be traced to the lack of purpose inherent in a worldview governed by chance. This is the world that Darwinism and naturalism offer us. By choosing the truth, by choosing to believe God as creator and Adam and Eve has historical, we can begin to infuse morals and values back into our society. So join with MacArthur and take a stand for truth. "In the beginning..."
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