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Devotional - Friday, October 20, 2017 292/73

Today's Scripture: "He devises wickedness on his bed; He sets himself in a way that is not good; He does not abhor evil." Ps 36:4

5968. Imagination, unlike life, has no boundary. JG

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See it.

As charged


Live it.

With rampant shootings and violence accelerating in the streets of America, everyone is asking who is responsible. Some blame violent video games, others social injustice, but is there any doubt that Hollywood is the primary villain? Think about it: movies used to be wholesome with the good guy winning and the bad guy losing, but now we cheer for bad people and laugh at good people. If that weren't bad enough, we're exposed to crimes and horrible murders on the big screen that we never imagined. And all for the sake of entertainment and motivating writers to go even further off the track of decency.

While Hollywood is the most visible reason for crime today, it cannot be overlooked that they simply feed the insatiable hunger of the sinful nature in men. The next thing you know, these mindless aberrants of society will put on a great award ceremony to recognize those who excel in the minds of few people. Oh wait, they already do that and "good" people watch it and celebrate with them. If the winners of the Academy get a trophy for indecency, everyone watching it should get a participation trophy as well.

Pray it.

Wake up Your people, God, who tolerate sin and think they get a pass.


Resources

Keywords: Wickedness; Hate; Tolerate

1. One-minute Devotionals began on January 2, 2006 and are the original creation of James R. Green, Prayertower Webservant Content is derived from his alternating and sequential survey of both the Old and New Testament to offer insight on Scripture.
2. Resources are derived from daily devotions of James R. Green called, Just Thinkin'... (2000-2003), Read the Bible Thru in 365 Days (2004), Pray Thru the Word in 365 Days (2005) and One Minute Devotional (2006-2017)
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