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    Filed at 3:23 am under by dcobranchi

    More Fayetteville. I really can’t add anything to this one:

    God frowns on Potter’s witchcraft

    The other day on TV, I saw people waiting in long lines for the arrival of the new Harry Potter book. I saw grownups and children alike dressed up like witches, and I even saw a news clip touting presidential candidate Barack Obama as the “Harry Potter” dad. In the Bible, God says that we should not engage in any form of witchcraft. In Deuteronomy 18:10-12, He tells us that “Anyone who does these things is detestable to the Lord.” (NLT).

    Our nation seemingly is threatened from all sides, and we receive weekly if not daily new warnings of danger. Shouldn’t we now more than ever be turning to God, and turning away from the evil things that He is against?

    How can we continue to say “God bless America” when we as a nation are willingly participating in behavior that God has forbidden?

    Terrorism seems to be a part of today’s world, and it probably will impact most of our lives sooner or later. When that day comes we need to remember that the Bible says in Romans 8:31, “If God is for us, who can ever be against us?” (NLT) It just seems logical that as a nation we should be aligning our thoughts and actions with what is pleasing and righteous in God’s eyes. After all, if God is our defender, who can defeat us?

    Jimmy Raynor
    Fayetteville

    9 Responses to “LOTD”


    Comment by
    COD
    August 1st, 2007
    at 8:23 am

    “logical”

    You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.


    Comment by
    Andrea
    August 1st, 2007
    at 3:48 pm

    Carrie wrote an excellent piece here that could easily be a rebuttal:
    carrie...llows/


    Comment by
    Unique
    August 1st, 2007
    at 5:52 pm

    Amazing. People still haven’t figured out that Harry Potter is fiction.

    Fiction means not real. Made up. Fake. Phony. Doesn’t work. Ain’t happenin’. Totally trips me out.


    Comment by
    COD
    August 1st, 2007
    at 8:22 pm

    They just want us to think it’s fiction. That way, our guard is down and it is that much easier to corrupt our souls.


    Comment by
    JJ Ross
    August 1st, 2007
    at 9:47 pm

    Can’t I be on the pro-HP, anti-literalist side without agreeing that fiction means fake and phony??


    Comment by
    Unique
    August 2nd, 2007
    at 6:09 pm

    Nope. Guess not. 🙂

    Besides, it sounds better than made up ****, doesn’t it?


    Comment by
    WhyKnot
    August 2nd, 2007
    at 10:26 pm

    Harry Potter leads to terrorism. Huh. I thought it was my freedom to use the library, phone system, and the internet without supervision that was leading to terrorism, and it’s been Harry Potter all along? Damn you, Harry Potter!


    Comment by
    JJ Ross
    August 3rd, 2007
    at 1:12 pm

    As usual Daryl inspired me:
    “For the Love of God, Bless Harry Potter and My Home Sweet Home”


    Comment by
    kim
    August 5th, 2007
    at 2:30 am

    Right, and might I add that anything that captures the imaginations of grown-ups and children alike, and, dare I say, brings them together in the spirit of make believe fun? Well, that can’t be good. Why, just today my daughter and I were drafting a letter to J.K. Rowling in which we were going to commend her for deciding not to write anymore of her corrupting books, because they had been the cause of so many sleepless nights left awake reading, because they had led to hearty discussions at the dinner table the disrupted digestion, and because they had made my kids waste so much time reading when they could be watching tv or joining a gang. Also, there was something about Latin vocabulary and ruining a lot of our parties by making quidditch mandatory.