What if God Were the Sun? is the title of the latest book by John Edward, host of the popular TV show, Crossing Over. Edward describes himself as a "psychic medium" who "reunites people in the physical world with their loved ones who have crossed over."
The following are excerpts of reviews taken from a website dedicated to the book:
What surprised and delighted me about this book is the chapter in which this psychic medium describes in detail what the other side is like for us when we cross over.
I loved this book and it is a great help for those who have lost someone special or someone dealing with the death of a loved one. I have dealt with a few close deaths, but my Dad was the hardest. This book helped me to identify with some experiences I have dealt with since the death of my Dad and aunt. If you have lost someone close and wonder where they are or how they are, this is a great read.
[It] helped with being assured that loved ones are still near and I thoroughly enjoyed the book- hard to quit reading.
The people who have written these words are either very fortunate to have received such reliable comfort in their grief, or they are very unfortunate to have been so deceived and misled in their grief. If John Edward has the ability to truthfully “describe in detail what the other side is like,” he is certainly unique! But that is a big “if”! If he is a fraud and swindler he is despicable and will stand in judgment before God. We think God has the final say and we invite you to read for yourself what he says about psychic mediums such as Edward claims to be.
To those who have lost loved ones we say this: We do not berate you for looking for comfort where you think you can find it. But at the same time, we care enough to warn you that there are plenty of those who will take advantage of your deep sorrow for profit.
There is a place you can go for comfort, and that is Jesus Christ. The shortest verse in the Bible is “Jesus wept” (John 11:35). It is short but it speaks volumes. You can read the passage for yourself in this chapter. It was at the graveside of his friend Lazarus that Jesus wept. You can know that Jesus sympathizes with you in your grief also. The Bible makes that very clear. And the Bible will never mislead you. God is called “the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort” (2 Corinthians 1:3). He is able to comfort you.
At this writing our country is going through a time of deep sorrow and anxiety following the terrorist attacks. It is reported that the sale of Bibles has risen 40% in recent weeks. It shows that, in spite of all the spiritual counterfeits that Americans flirt with, when the situation get serious enough they return, in many cases, to what is tested, firm and true - God’s Word!
We invite you to contact us if you have any questions.
Written by Greta Olsoe