(See the Intro and Pt. 1 here.)
Pt. II: Special Blinders to the Way of the Cross
Ch. 9: Superficial Providence
How would you summarize Jones’s main object of criticism in this chapter?
To what extent do his critiques reflect your own experiences in Reformed or evangelical churches?
How have you used the doctrine of providence in your own life? Has it been a comfort in true adversity, or a way of complacently avoiding self-examination?
How have Christians misused the doctrine of providence in interpreting American history? Has it blinded us against a truthful examination of our nation’s history?