What do professed Christians think about in the darkness of their imaginations? What do they watch on television and unholy-wood? What do they listen to when no one is around? Could their intercourse with the world affect their ability to overcome sin? Could it hinder their relationship with King Jesus?

Let us see !

James 4:4, Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.

Ezekiel 8:8-10, 12 Then said he unto me, Son of man, dig now in the wall: and when I had digged in the wall, behold a door. And he said unto me, Go in, and behold the wicked abominations that they do here. So I went in and saw; and behold every form of creeping things, and abominable beasts, and all the idols of the house of Israel, portrayed [or displayed?] upon the wall [or TV?] round about.

Then said he unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen what THE ANCIENTS [supposed spiritual leaders] of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the chambers of his imagery? for they say, the LORD seeth us not; the LORD hath forsaken the earth.

The following reads like a synopsis of television and unholy-wood:

Romans 1:28-32 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers, Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

Verse 32 is the clincher for the professed Christian that enjoys watching such things--Who KNOWING the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, BUT HAVE PLEASURE IN THEM THAT DO THEM.

Watching/reading/listening to these things is having pleasure in them that do them. The bottom line is that when we participate as willing observers we are having pleasure in sinners who are sinning. What abomination. Galatians testifies against the evil works that professed Christians ENJOY on television--

Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 5:20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

5:21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall NOT inherit the kingdom of God.

So does I Corinthians-- 1 Corinthians 6:9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 6:10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God.

6:11 And such WERE some of you: but ye are washed, but ye are sanctified, but ye are justified in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.

When you enjoy these things, you are in the flesh. When you get mad at those who tell you this truth, it shows you are in the flesh. And, "if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die: but if ye through the Spirit do mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live." Romans 8:13.

No discernment... More and more people (adults and children) are possessed by devils. There were many devil possessed people in Jesus' day and I believe much more now. television, other media and education are channels through which Satan comes.

If there are devil possessed people, why don't I see them? Most Christians are desensitized to this fact because of the abundance of garbage they are putting into their own brains on a daily basis--they half crazy their own self. There is a reason the wicked report/promote the MOST HORRIFYING and LUSTY activities on television--to DESENSITIZE YOU. Watching what they call the news will keep you nervous day in and day out. People are PAST FEELING and have no SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT...King Jesus says in Matthew chapter 7 that in that last and great day, MANY will be saying "Lord, Lord" and He is going to tell them I never knew you, depart from me ye workers of iniquity.

Willing theft victims... The Devil is a thief. When you whore around on the couch with him watching television, take some spiritual inventory because something is missing in your spiritual life. When you get up from the couch after watching all the sin you can muster, something is missing. You're not the same person you were when you sat down to watch it--even if you don't feel any different. A thief takes your stuff by stealth. You don't realize it is missing until later on--and even then you don't know who stole it.

Do you walk in the power of the Holy Ghost? Do you walk with King Jesus in holiness and righteousness? Most who profess Christ do NOT and this is a sad story because holiness is a requisite quality of any true Christian. Hebrews says without it, no man shall see the Lord. Many ignorant professed Christians blame King Jesus for not giving them power and strength when in reality they willingly give their strength to Satan, the thief. He'll clean your clock every time you whore with him.

Is your house a mess? Cut out the television and you'll have time to get the dishes out of the sink. Time to cook some fresh vegetables instead of opening up a can. Do your kids sit glued to the television for hours every day watching nonsense and wickedness? If so, I doubt they can they quote the ten commandments much less whole passages of scripture. We let our kids spend so much time with the world--we can't propel them any higher than we are.

I will be very bold-- No Christian should be sitting around watching television and no Christian should go to the movie theatre. Those are the devil's domains. Those are his synagogues, where his doctrine is preached, exalted, and injected into hypnotized eyes, ears, and hearts. Those are "religious" experiences for the flesh. Experiences for the carnal man and we know that the carnal mind is enmity with God. There's nothing for us in the kingdom of Satan--we are at war with his kingdom, how can we sit down smoking cigarettes in the enemy's camp?

2 Timothy 2:4 No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life; that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.

JESUS DIED FOR THOSE UNGODLY DEEDS THAT THEY COMMIT. Saved people are SEVERED from this godless, reprobate generation. If you are not severed, please get nervous. The fear of the Lord will make you depart from evil. Then after you depart, you will see this mess like the vomit, dung and mire that it is.

Leviticus 20:26 And ye shall be holy unto me: for I the LORD am holy, and have severed you from other people, that ye should be mine.

Make a covenant with your eyes to refrain from evil and to LOOK TO JESUS AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS ALONE!

Job 31:1 I made a covenant with mine eyes...

Psalms 25:15 Mine eyes are ever toward the LORD; for he shall pluck my feet out of the net.

26:3 For thy loving kindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth.

101:3 I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me. [I'm not going to sit there taking pleasure in evil doers and their deeds.]

119:18 Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. [I will take pleasure in the law of the LORD.]

119:37 Turn away mine eyes from beholding vanity; and quicken thou me in thy way.

121:1 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. [Only the LORD can help me.]

Most professed Christians have no fear of God (Matt 7:21-23) which the Bible says is a sign of an unregenerate mind (Romans 3:18). We need to learn the fear of the Lord, real quick. High time to get serious about who we truly serve.

Help us, Lord. Forgive us, Lord, for we are a rebellious and stiff-necked people prone to sin. Please search us and try us. Please make us to have Thy mind. Please give us great desire to crucify ourselves to this world and its wicked lusts. Revive us, O Lord in the midst of the years. In wrath, remember mercy. In Jesus' name, Amen.

For those with an ear to hear, here is a list of things you can do when you cut out television.

"What will I do if I give up television?"

**For one, you can read the Bible while you are alert instead of waiting until you are dead on your feet and ready to go to sleep.

**You can turn on your Christian music or preaching and do the chores that are typically put off until Saturday.

**You can attend Sunday night service and Wednesday night prayer meeting instead of sitting at home.

**You can become a "modern day circuit rider"--there are nursing homes and hospitals full of people that want to hear the gospel and sing some songs. Choose one or several that you can visit weekly. **Start a Bible study in your home

**Show hospitality to the saints with the goal of exalting Christ and His doctrine

**Spend time with your children--eat outdoors, play, talk, go for a walk, do homework.

**Commune with your spouse.

**Turn on your Christian music and cook dinner instead of micro waving something in a box.

**Have a nightly Family Altar--read the scriptures together. Take a book and read at least a chapter per night. Pray, sing hymns together.

**Ask the pastor if there is something he needs you to do.

**Call and encourage the weak.

**Read good books--particularly the old things. The old divines were deep thinkers. Drink from their wells.

**Go door knocking or street preaching especially now that the weather is good.

**Sit on the deck or balcony with a glass of tea or lemonade and appreciate God's creation.

**Do some gardening. The first man was a gardener. Many spiritual lessons in the garden.

Galatians 5:17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

5:18 But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.

5:19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,

5:20 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

5:21 Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall NOT inherit the kingdom of God.


The following is taken from, Entertainment Standards By Douglas Wilson--

Suppose, one afternoon, one of your neighbors came to your door and said something like this.

"Mary and I would like to invite you over this evening..."

"Why, thank you!" you say, innocently enough.

"Wait, wait, that's not all. We would like to invite you to come into our bedroom and watch us while we have [relations]. It would be a really exciting time for all of us."

You recoil in horror. "Jane and I couldn't do that. You see, we're Christians."

"Oh, I see," he says, scratching his head. "That could be a little much. I'll tell you what! We have a video camera. Why don't you let us tape our[selves], and I'll just bring it over in the morning. You could then watch whenever you wanted."

You explain that this wouldn't be possible either.

"I don't understand," he says, with a puzzled look. "Last week you invited us over and we all watched that movie on your VCR. It had a couple of really good bedroom scenes in it. Why are you willing to watch another's man wife, but not mine?

It is at this point that you interrupt and explain, that you, sir, are not ordinary Christians. You belong to that special breed called - hypocrites.

note: Antinomians are playing but King Jesus said do not be deceived by them. It is for these unlawful deeds that men go to hell. Jesus came to save you FROM sin, not IN sin. The blood is powerful, the grace is REAL divine influence and empowerment. Being saved really MEANS something. You don't remain whoremonger, filthy, hell bound when you get saved. Jesus sanctifies you. The problem is that many are pretending. They don't want to give up sin. They did not come to Jesus for cleansing. They either want to escape hell or use church as a social club. A few are ignorant but if they want the truth, the Lord will reveal Himself to them. Jesus said hypocrites go to hell--Matthew 24:51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his PORTION WITH THE HYPOCRITES: THERE SHALL BE WEEPING AND GNASHING OF TEETH.


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