I read this every few months to remind myself. I wish I knew exactly where it came from. It sounds like C.S. Lewis and the Screwtape Letters, but I haven’t been able to determine its source for sure…
Satan called a worldwide convention. In his opening address to his demons he said:
“We can’t keep Christians from going to church. We can’t keep them from reading their Bibles and knowing the truth. We can’t even keep them from forming an intimate relationship with Christ. We can’t stop them from going to their churches, and trying to lead good lives, but we can interfere with their lives, making it difficult to have a relationship with Jesus. This is what I want you to do. Distract them from connecting with their Savior and maintaining that vital connection throughout their day.”
“How shall we do this?” asked the demons.
“Keep them busy with the non-essentials of life, and Read the rest of this entry »