Project Bible 365 Day (22) Halo’s In Hollywood.
Tonight in this devotional I want to talk to my followers directly. All 51 of you. Although before I do that, I will do my best to sound like Mommy blogger Sarah Drew in Mom’s Night Out.
“It’s 31 minutes past 10 o’clock p.m. Canada time and I capped off the night by eating some Greek yogurt and an apple. In the background, the sound flowing through my headphones all the way to my ear drums is the very distinct sound of a western fiddle and a banjo. I keep on to keep my energy up because who needs a cup of coffeee when you have a family quartet of Southern Gospel singers singing hymns about Jesus.”
So why did I want to talk about Halo’s in Hollywood? The answer is simple really. One day time will stop. Yes, I’m talking about rapture. What does this have to do with Mom’s Night Out?
For a moment I want all my Christian friends to look at the movies that have recently out both good and bad.
Christian Content Movies: What If, God’s Not Dead 1&2,Left Behind, War Room, Courageous and others. Now as for Hollywood without the Halo’s you all know what’s out there. I’m writing today’s post to tell you that there is a war going on and it is unseen to the human eye, although it maybe unseen it doesn’t make it any less real.
Ephesians 6:12King James Version (KJV)
12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
If the production of movies is not evidence to you that there most certainly is a war going on for your soul than I have one thing to say to you, wake up those of you who slumber.
How Do You Define A Good Quality Movie?
- The movie has to be suitable for all ages. The movie has to not have profanity in it. The movie must not under circumstances include alcohol or steamy sex scenes. A good quality movie always comes back to the moral and value of the story. Even though Hollywood says it’s OK to loosen the reins a little bit on questionable content it would most certainly cause God to wrath. If God wants to be in the presence of His children do you think he would be OK with his Children watching movies like, Chicago, Boondock Saints, The Godfather, Scarface or the film Dogma? NO! There is always one question that every Christian should ask themselves before selecting a movie to watch for the night.
If God knocked on my door and saw what was on the TV would he be pleased or angry?
If you’re a Christian and your answer is no to the question above than my next question would warrant to give you a stern serious look. Right now you may be thinking that picking and choosing what to watch on TV these days are difficult. How will ever as viewers find good wholesome content that makes God happy everyday? My advice follow his instructions in the Bible when it comes to the content that pleases God. How do we as believers do that?
Mathew 6:22 instructs what our eyes should be looking at.
Matthew 6:22King James Version (KJV)
22 The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.
Philippians 4:8King James Version (KJV)
8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
More than half the content on TV these days are junk anyway so if you’re a Christian like me and you’re finding rather difficult to watch programming on television which is suitable you and your family. Do what I do. unplug cable and go rent or buy a movie. At least that way it gives you as the consumer more control over what you want to watch. The best thing about renting or buying a movie from the video store is???? NO commercials…..
For myself personally I noticed a deep change in the way God and The Devil were waging war for souls through film while seeing Kevin Sorbo and Dean Cain in God’s Not Dead and Christian Bale in Exodus God’s and Kings. Now there will be some Christians out there that will ask me why I want to give the film Exodus God’s and Kings a wag of the finger or a thumbs down is because the film itself went against the scripture referring to the actual biblical text. Alligators did not turn the river of the Nile to blood Mr. Riddley Scott, Aaron’s staph did. That’s just one of the qualms I have with the Exodus film. When God commanded Aaron be placed in the water it was done, in much the same when God commanded that there be light there was. He speaks it and it comes to pass.
Ezekiel 12:25King James Version (KJV)
25 For I am the Lord: I will speak, and the word that I shall speak shall come to pass; it shall be no more prolonged: for in your days, O rebellious house, will I say the word, and will perform it, saith the Lord God.
When it comes to movies and our faith there must be no comprise. We all must be as bold as Joshua when he spoke his departing words to Israel.
This concludes the message tonight on Project Bible 365 Day (22) Halo’s in Hollywood.