Category Archives: Devil

‘The objective is not to make people wicked but to make them indifferent.’

In C.S. Lewis’ classic book, The Screwtape Letters, the Devil gives some advice to his nephew, a demon named Wormwood, on the techniques of tempting people. The Devil tells him that the objective is not to make people wicked but … Continue reading

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One peg is all it needs

There‚Äôs a story from Haiti about a man who wanted to sell his house but only got one offer for it, which was much less than he wanted. So he agreed on a purchase price of one thousand dollars, but … Continue reading

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Busyness is the Devil

The writer John Ortberg says that he once called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. He described the frenetic pace of his life; the demands of work and family responsibilities: that endless round of driving kids to … Continue reading

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