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Putting Out Fires | Thoughts about Evil by Karen Woodard

Surely wickedness burns like a fire; it consumes briers and thorns, it sets the forest thickets ablaze, so that it rolls upward in a column of smoke. Isaiah 9:18 The sky is smoky today. The sun cannot seemingly push through the grayness. (The windows look dirty, too.) It feels oppressive. While there are no fires... Read more

Real Men: What to Do With Evil, Foolish, and Wise People | Real Faith

11 Nov Real Men: What to Do With Evil, Foolish, and Wise People Posted at 09:46h in Blog by Mark Driscoll   Sociologists tell us that the average person interacts with 500-2000 people a year. Not only do we manage our relationships, but also our family & extended family. Evil People Romans 1:28-32 since they... Read more

How to Make the Most of Your Time in Evil Days

Many may feel overwhelmed with the times we are living in, walking around in disbelief as behaviors and actions once considered sinful and immoral are now being cheered, touted as one's right, and even made into laws. Many are shocked by the vile behaviors being embraced, pushed, and even celebrated.In these days, Ephesians 5:15-16 encourages... Read more

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is ‘Still Evil,’ Pastor Fredrick Price Jr. Tells Christians

Voting for the Lesser of Two Evils Is 'Still Evil,' Pastor Fredrick Price Jr. Tells Christians Pastor Frederick Price Jr. of the megachurch Crenshaw Christian Center, in Los Angeles, California encouraged Christians to vote your conscience in the 2020 Presidential election while asserting that voting for the lesser of the two evils is still evil.In... Read more

The Trailer for ‘Roald Dahl’s The Witches’ Pits Transmorgrified Kids Against Evil Anne Hathaway | RELEVANT

Robert Zemeckis’ adaptation of Road Dahl’s The Witcheswas supposed to be one of Hollywood’s autumn tentpoles but, obviously, things are changing and now it’s headed to HBOMax. That’s appropriate enough, since change is a big part of this children’s classic, which features a group of kids who’ve been turned into mice, out to get the... Read more

Seeing and Believing 265 | Harry Bradbeer’s Enola Holmes and Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil

Detectives are the name of the game on Seeing & Believing this week. Netflix’s new film starring Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown has arrived, adding to the Sherlock Holmes Cinematic Universe with Enola Holmes. Brown plays the famous Sherlock’s younger sister, who embarks on her own sleuthing adventure involving the disappearance of her mother and... Read more

What if its Not Evil Spirits? (And Deliverance is Not the Answer)

For some time now, I have grappled with how to express my uneasiness with the way ‘deliverance’ has become a catchphrase in the African Christians vocabulary. To me, we have become so terribly lopsided that we are in danger of offering nothing more than African traditional religion with a thin veneer of Christianity. I do... Read more

Trailer: Tom Holland Faces Rob Pattinson’s Evil Preacher in ‘The Devil All the Time’ | RELEVANT Magazine

Netflix’s upcoming original filmThe Devil All the Timefeatures a cracking good cast wrapped up in a gothic tale of the American South. The movie, based on the book by Donald Ray Pollock, pits an orphaned Tom Holland against a corrupt preacher played by former Twilight vampire and future Batman Robert Pattinson. But the book... Read more

Nuclear weapons are ‘an evil’, says Church leader ahead of Hiroshima’s 75th anniversary

Birds fly over the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, western Japan.ReutersThe Moderator of the Church of Scotland General Assembly has added his name to a statement calling for a world free of nuclear weapons ahead of the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb being dropped on Hiroshima. 6 August will mark three-quarters of a century... Read more

When the Very Better of Issues Work Collectively for Evil – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Tlisted here are few guarantees within the Bible sweeter than this: We all know that for individuals who love God all issues work collectively for good, for individuals who are referred to as in keeping with his objective (Romans 8:28). This can be a promise of nice blessing, however it's not a promise that... Read more

You Cant Beat Evil With a Stump Speech

[ad_1] After greater than a 12 months of campaigning, Democratic major voters are lastly winnowing the sphere for the 2020 presidential election. After simply two contests, we have now solely 5 main candidates left. In comparison with earlier election cycles, Democratic contenders have related their insurance policies to spiritual values and reached out to communities... Read more

Refuse the Evil, Select the Good

[ad_1] EDITORS NOTE: This reflection by Cludio Carvalhaesis a part of the 2019 Rising the Mild: Introduction Reflections on Farmworker Justice. Then Isaiah stated: Hear then, O home of David! Is it too little so that you can weary mortals, that you just weary my God additionally? Subsequently the Lord himself offers you an indication.... Read more

Seeing and Believing 222 | Joachim Rnning’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and William Friedkin’s The Exorcist

[ad_1] http://traffic.libsyn.com/capcpod/222_Maleficent__Mistress_of_Evil__The_Exorcist.mp3 Seeing & Believing takes a voyage into some hearts of darkness with the 2 movies this week. Angelina Jolie returns in Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, the sequel to Disney’s 2013 revisionist tackle the enduring villain of Sleeping Magnificence. Wade and Kevin additionally fill in an enormous hole of their horror-movie backgrounds, providing their... Read more

Dancing with Milton’s Devil: The Joker and a Fascination with Evil – Christ and Pop Tradition

[ad_1] Each different Tuesday inStoried,Okay. B. Hoyleexplores the methods our cultural narratives act on us individually and in society as an entire. It is a typical critique of John Miltons Paradise Misplaced that Devil is the unintended hero. Sympathetic, eloquent, and engaging, probably the most evil being in all of time grew to become, within... Read more

God Made Me Do It! Why Did God Tempt Saul with an Evil Spirit?

[ad_1] Suppose a decide threatens to droop the license of a driver with quite a few offenses. The motive force is then pulled over once more, so his license is suspended. It might be silly to suppose the decide gave the warning merely to lure the motive force into committing one other infraction. The suspension... Read more