Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Dear little brother,

You are experienced enough by now to know that the Enemy’s desire is for His followers to be either hot or cold; that if they are lukewarm He will "vomit" them from His mouth. It follows then that our desire is to make the vermin lukewarm. The lukewarm Christian is sometimes our greatest ally; not for what he does, but for what he does not. He does not commit himself fully to the Enemy’s work: what he does instead is compromise. His words speak louder than his actions. He’d rather not be "too hot" or "too spiritual" lest he offend non-Christians with the Enemy’s weighty message. (What he refuses to see, however, is that it’s this Heat which kills the Infection.) Our responsibility then is to cause the world to see this disordered, hypocritical life of double standards as representative of the Enemy and then reject Him. It is into this state of spirituality that we want you to take your patient; and especially now, seeing that you have foolishly exposed him to the workings of our most efficient 20th century annihilation machine—abortion.  
-  C.S. Lewis "The Screwtape Letters"

"By this it is evident who are the children of God, and who are the children of the devil: whoever does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor is the one who does not love his brother" 1 John 3:10


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