A Christian Rebuttal to Kevin & Alex Malarkey's The boy who came back from heaven

A Christian Rebuttal to Kevin & Alex Malarkey's The boy who came back from heaven

by Robert Alan King
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A Christian Rebuttal to Kevin & Alex Malarkey's The boy who came back from heaven by Robert Alan King

A Christian Rebuttal to Kevin & Alex Malarkey's The boy who came back from heaven by Robert Alan King is a booklet with over 7,700 words. This rebuttal is about the claims concerning Malarkey's supposed trips to heaven and spiritual experiences along with the false theological concepts that the book is proclaiming to the world as truth. It examines the details of these experiences and the teachings that follow because of them in light of God's revealed word in the Bible. Robert Alan King is an ordained minister through Calvary Chapel.

IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION SINCE THIS BOOK WAS RELEASED. The mother of Alex Malarkey has stated on her blog and other places online that neither her nor Alex himself believe that Alex went to heaven, and that the book about his supposed experience is deceptive and biblically wrong. She insists that her son was being exploited, that his name and identity are being used against his wishes. (2014)

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013500846
Publisher: King & Associates
Publication date: 11/19/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 107 KB

About the Author

Robert Alan King is an ordained minister who has penned numerous theological and inspirational articles for a variety of publications, including Advocate, The Church Herald & Holiness Banner, Companions, The Priest, Proclaim, Pulpit Helps, Vista, War Cry, and Decision Magazine. He also has authored numerous printed books and a number of ebooks.

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A Christian Rebuttal to Kevin & Alex Malarkey's The boy who came back from heaven 1.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Matthew 7:3 says ". . . why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thy own eye?" The story of Alex Malarkey is a wonderful example of an "afterlife experience," of one having gone through an afterlife experince. Uniquely, it is also a not-so-wonderful experience of a person who did NOT have one, namely a Mr. Robert King. Mr. King you are quick to rebuttle an account that is NOT yours. There's nothing in Alex's story that is an apparent contradictory to the King James Bible. I know the Malarkey story sounds too fantastic, but we have to regard it as genuine on the basis that his survival alone is nothing short of a miracle, a Divine act of Providence. You may look at it this way, the Apostle Paul was caught up in paradise and upon his return did not "write his story" because it was not lawful to utter (II Cor. 12:4). Alex Malarkey, on the other hand, did not seem to have this "restriction" given to him by God. So he opts to give his account (howbeit his parents did much of the legwork). My recommendation to you Mr. King, is to just ease off a bit and don't appear so judgmental, legalistic, or righteous on the grounds you're a man under the cloth. Alex Malarkey's story seems to inspire many to turn towards Christ. If one soul gets saved from Hell because of Alex's story, then praise God! In the words of Jesus, " . . . Forbid him not: for he that is not against us is for us." (Luke 9:50)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alex has now recanted everything that was printed in the book as unbiblical and false. Thank you Pastor King for having the courage for standing for truth.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
why would you of all people, a minister, want to write a book calling anyone a liar and make money off of it? who are you to judge an experience or claim like this when there is NO way of you knowing if its true or not? i think if and only if its not true then anyone telling lies in that book will answer to God for it. i personally think the book "The Boy Who Came Back From Heaven" was an inspiring book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We walk by faith and not by sight. God is all powerful and through him everything is possible.
Happy_Harriet More than 1 year ago
How arrogant! What kind of threat you must feel when a person has an experience that you don't understand, and don't WANT to understand, and worse, do not try to understand. I pity you. You live in a small word of phony concepts that you use to belittle and humiliate and bully and control others. I think you are going to be a very surprised man when you breathe your last breath. Having been to heaven myself after dying in an auto accident, and given the choice as to whether I wanted to stay there, or come back, I can tell you FOR SURE your book is a poor excuse for great ideas, and you are poor spokesperson for Christ. I doubt that Jesus is very happy with you, having met the gentlemen.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Alex has now recently confessed that it was all a lie: "Please forgive the brevity, but because of my limitations I have to keep this short. … I said I went to heaven because I thought it would get me attention. When I made the claims that I did, I had never read the Bible. People have profited from lies, and continue to. They should read the Bible, which is enough. The Bible is the only source of truth. Anything written by man cannot be infallible." I think we would all do well to heed his words and look to scripture and not subject experiences to define our theology. Jesus said that there will be many false prophets and that many would be led astray in these last days. This recent turn of events is a clear warning and example of such, let us be sober minded not unrestrainedly open minded.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It amazes me how many Christians lack spiritual discernment, and yet criticize others who have discerning minds. People were so ready to believe this fabricated story, why? Because they're gullible and would rather believe a lie and get into the word ans Study. I doubt any of these people will come back here and apologize to Mr. King for their hateful reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pastor...You have been redeemed! Praise the Lord!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Has Beth Malarkey read the book yet, she's mentioned throughout the book. Where was she when Kevin was writing all this wonderful things about her? and about how the body of Christ came to their help in time of a crisis? all those things happened and many people were involved through the whole process including writing of the book. It is exceptionally sad to have  Beth come out now and say it is not true, i wonder what her motives really are. Not to mention the youtube videos of Alex himself talking about heaven. WHAT'S WRONG WITH YOU BETH MALARKEY? i wonder who is exploit who? i would like to know Beth's background, people who have had traumatic experiences (abuse) in their childhood manifest such behavior of wanting attention and pushing away the people who love them. Beth needs some kind of help. Not to mention she's still married to Kevin, they live in the same house, Kevin takes care of his family just like a Godly father and husband would do.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It's bad enough that this so-called "pastor" feels that he has to destroy the witness of other Christians. But now one of his few fans (or sock puppets) has to lie to lend a thin shell of credibility to his 'Christian' (sic) rebuttals. I just did some research, and there's no evidence that Alex has ever recanted his story. Maybe you think it's OK to lie to your congregation, Pastor, but God hates lies and those who love and make them. If you have evidence that Alex has taken back his story, then post it where we can all see it. Care to take the dare?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Go Back to your first works, Bob Shame on Barnes & Noble for selling such products, I will seriously consider this when I return to shop.  I found Alex Malarkey's testimony (experience) full of very sound Christian truth.  He, as a child, helps more Christians than most of God's ministers in the pulpits of America today.  They would fill their churches with real Christians and put themselves out of a job; thereby, having to move on to other communities and replicate God's purpose in places that need there ministry, rather than sit by and bleed their congregations dry, both spiritually and financially.  It was a pleasure to learn something from this child and be encouraged to move in the Spirit of God.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO BELIEVE WITHOUT SEEING!  I am sorry, but not sorry. I am ashamed of your efforts to even think of this and take this wonderful story, miracle, and message as a joke. There is no need to keep searching just look upon the innocence of this child and all he went through. Why would he ever want to make up something so beautiful as this. Leave the doubts behind and open your heart to his words. God chose to speak through him! Find acceptance because by doubting this child you are also doubting The Lord who sent him.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We all have a tendency to judge things based on the parameters in which we live here on earth. Certainly you are familiar with thinking outside the box/coloring outside the lines. Believe me or not; I was visited by my earthly father shortly after his ascension and he said that the human mind is not capable of understanding even a minute portion of what Heaven is all about. And it also is not our job to judge (or more likely misjudge) what others have experienced. I thought that judgement was God's job. Open up your mind to things you don't understand. Last time I checked, that was called FAITH.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Jesus said in Matthew 18:10, "See that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, that in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father who is in heaven." I too am a minister and do believe what this young man saw. Perhaps Mr. King you would call Jesus a false theology since he spoke so passionately of Heaven and some things there. What God says one can do, they can do it with or without your worldly permission . Rev. Andrew Blanton