The Evil Fruits of C.S. Lewis
Matthew 7:16 Ye shall know them by their fruits.
Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? 17 Even so every good
tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.
18 A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt
tree bring forth good fruit. 19 Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit
is hewn down, and cast into the fire. 20 Wherefore by their fruits ye shall
The fact that Lewis' Chtonicles of Narnia is read and sold by witches
and that his "theological" and "Christian" books are read and recommended
by many half-baked "Christians" is telling enough. Here will be posted some
the things that readers have to report regarding what they have seen
in this context.
One lady writes regarding C.S. Lewis:
I think it's quite interesting. I never knew much about the man but a
"Pastor " who attends my church recommended his writings highly. I was visiting
in their home, when some books they had ordered by him arrived in the mail,
so the conversation came up. I never felt comfortable about the man even
though, I only read one of his books. Something inside me felt defiled by
reading it. I couldn't define why, only felt that God was grieved.
Anyway, the " Pastor" emphasized to me that the battle between good and
evil is biblical even if it's put in the context of a science fiction novel.
I noticed his family also has an obsession with Star Wars. Again, the good
and evil concept, but I always thought you couldn't make " the force " good
according to God - they're both evil. Now his 26 year old son is head of
the art department for a board game - " Dracula." I worked with him and when
he told me about his big opportunity to be a part of it, I told him it wasn't
God's will. He didn't appreciate my "opinion." His parents trained him on
C.S. Lewis from childhood, reading every night to him.
Well, I had the opportunity to listen to "The Chronicles of Narnia" on
the radio after that discussion. It seemed worse than I imagined. Some gold
rings and magical stuff. I got the impression some people thought of him
as another Bunyan making analogies and putting biblical concepts to symbols
and things. Way off the mark. I never followed through listening. I didn't
need to. "Something" inside me felt very uneasy with the whole thing. Perhaps
because my own mother dabbled in witchcraft and black magic when I was a
child and I knew first hand the dangers involved. Don't open the door to
supernatural things! Satan will gladly come in to steal, kill, and destroy.
He's a liar . Sometimes it's better to be simple concerning evil and wise
They did try to convince me that Lewis was solid "Christian" stuff. I
never told my Pastor about it. I know he's a little uncomfortable with the
behavior of the family - always wearing black and kind of strange. I'm
not sure if my Pastor knows this family is influencing people in the church
in this way. Sometimes I feel like they remind me of Absalom - trying to
steal the hearts of the people away from the Pastor. You're the first person
I've spoken to about this. Their son influenced me in a lot of bad ways when
I worked with him. I trusted his judgement because his father is a "Fundamental
Letter 2 From the same lady:
I wrote about the Pastor in my church who was trying to convince me that
C.S. Lewis and Star Wars were good...He's a man who was ordained to be a
Pastor but doesn't have a church of his own. He left the church he was ordained
in because the Pastor there wouldn't let him have more time in the pulpit.
He and his wife went to school at Tennessee Temple. I've known them for
over 20 years. They mentored me when I was a baby Christian. They used to
be strict Fundamentalists, John R. Rice kind of Fundamentalism. They were
also very strongly against having a T.V. back then. Something happened over
the years and now they have a T.V. and go to the latest "thrilling, special
effects movies," and have no position against Hollywood whatsoever.
My point was, the Pastor of my church welcomed them in although he was
a little leery of them. I never told him how the man and his wife try to
"disciple" me with their beliefs and was wondering if he should know. I do
feel like sometimes they want to "make disciples " and because I've known
them for so long, there's a lot of stuff I see that others in the church
don't know about. They are highly revered as being very godly. Still, they
try to persuade me to follow what they believe if I talk with them. I just
don't know if my Pastor is aware of it. He did express some concerns to me
about them and the way their teens dress. They sit in the back of the church
and fool around during the preaching. They dress morbidly. I know when their
daughter's hamster died, the mother soaked it in formaldehyde to "comfort
" her. Also, their son saw a dog that was killed and saved some of the bones.
He and his brother wear them as "jewelry." I thought that was peculiar. One
of the grandparents was a professional magician but quit when the magic "tricks"
started to take over with a kind of power of their own. I think maybe some
of those influences have rubbed off.
Editor's note: It sounds like these people
may have had devils in their family history. They were very foolish to open
themselves to C.S. Lewis' "occult Christianity." They gave place to the
devil and he is building a stronghold in their lives.
Ephesians 4:27 Neither give place to the devil.
This underscores the power of Lewis' writings to lead people
into the bondage of Satan. 2Timothy 2:24 And
the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt
to teach, patient, 25 In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves;
if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the
truth; 26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of
the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.
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