Distorted Truth: What Every Christian Needs to Know about the Battle for the Mind

Mouw, Richard J.

Harper & Row, 1989

pp. 35, 45

Yes, people are rebels. But often they are hurt rebels, hurting rebels, heart-sinking rebels, like some teenaged runaway who has rebelled against her parents’ authority but is really confused, lonely, abused. The prodigal son comes to himself when he discovered his need–though he too was a rebel. p. 45 Sin is really trusting someone or something other than God. And there the options are many.