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Conquest (Joshua)

And if it is evil in your eyes to serve the Lord, choose this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your fathers served in the region beyond the River, or the gods of the Amorites in whose land you dwell. 911 more words

The Bible In 66 Devotions

Are You Listening to Screwtape or Listening to God?

In C.S. Lewis’s book, The Screwtape Letters, Lewis presents the correspondence between a Senior Devil . . . Screwtape and his nephew Wormwood. It is Screwtape’s role to guide the young Wormwood in his task to lead a young man away from his new-found faith in God. 430 more words

Religious

Something completely different

I love reading. My Mum taught me to read with flash cards when I was two. I’ve always read a lot. Since we adopted our children I have continued to read, often as an escape, often revisiting easy reads when things are particularly difficult. 630 more words

Ponderings

A Demon's Advice on Prayer

Recently, I began re-reading CS Lewis’s classic, The Screwtape Letters.  For the uninitiated, Screwtape is a series of letters in which a senior demon, Screwtape, instructs a junior demon, Wormwood, on the finer points of capturing a human soul.   528 more words

Jesus

The destruction of individual souls

“I would not encourage in your minds that delusion which you must carefully foster in the minds of your human victims. I mean the delusion that the fate of nations is in itself more important than that of individual souls. 38 more words

Mind

Flash Fan Fiction (Screwtape Letters) - Celestial termination letter, the response.

Some months ago as part of a writing challenge I wrote an amusing (I hoped) letter about an Angel being terminated from Heaven and sent to Hell, which you can read… 609 more words

6. Flash Fan Fiction

"He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters ..."

The pace of our world makes me tired. If you’re not constantly doing something, or at least pretending to do something so you look busy, then the cry of “Lazy!” comes in. 891 more words