Tag Archives: evil

What You Are

“But you, dear children, belong to God, and have already overcome the world, for the One who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.” ~1 John 4:4

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Is Halloween Evil?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Video posted below Is Halloween evil? No. We are. Evil lives in people, not in things (Romans 3:23). People are, to use the classical term, sinful. But it’s easier (and less convicting) to focus on things. Many point to the pagan…

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Saturday the 14th

Saturday the 14th – Half-Off Sale – All Evil Must Go! “We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.” ~Oscar Wilde “Evil is not something superhuman, it’s something less than human.” ~Agatha Christie “We all … Continue reading

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Happy Friday the 13th!

Do You Suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia? Say what? Friggatriskaidekaphobia, “Fear of Friday the 13th,” comes from: Frigga = Friday – from the Old English “Frige’s Day,” named for the Norse goddess Frigg, Thor’s mother (kind of—Odin has some ‘splaining to do) … Continue reading

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The Face of Evil

Egyptian Christians murdered in their churches on Palm Sunday. And ISIS claims the “credit.” Is evil ever uglier than when it acts in the name of God? The Islamic State labels Christianity a “western” religion. Yet Christians have lived in … Continue reading

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Take a Stand

I’m short on time this morning, but long on thought. My gut reaction to the current tumult in the world and in my country is to call for dialogue, for peace, for efforts to understand one another’s views. And I … Continue reading

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Popular Idea, Unpopular Word

“There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.” ~Mark Twain “He tried to name which of the deadly seven might apply, and when he failed he decided to append an eighth, regret.” ~Charles Frazier               (Sinner) “They … Continue reading

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