Inspirational Bible Quote

Inspirational Bible Quote July 8, 2015

Inspirational Bible Quote from Satan

If you don’t get it, look up Luke chapter 4 and read the context. This nicely illustrates the problem with looking up “verses” to see “the Bible says” and constructing your viewpoint from that. Atomized, contextless Bible verses can be configured into lots of different patterns, lots of different theologies. And in some of them, a quote from the Devil apparently fits perfectly well…

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  • As someone said when I posted this on Facebook last night – “Prosperity gospel, anyone?”

  • ccws

    File under “AWSUMEST Fundy Fails EVER.”

  • I’m looking at the date. Last Thursday was the third. I think this is legitimate. Oh, my!

  • John MacDonald

    The Sword of the Gospel
    34″Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. 35″For I came to SET A MAN AGAINST HIS FATHER, AND A DAUGHTER AGAINST HER MOTHER, AND A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW AGAINST HER MOTHER-IN-LAW;… (Matthew 10:34)
    Sometimes a quote isn’t really inspirational even if you know who said it.

    • David Evans

      Perhaps we could borrow the concept of the Satanic Verses. Is it possible that the Devil could impersonate Jesus? He seems to be given a great deal of latitude at times.

      • John MacDonald

        I’d rather hang out with the Devil than Jesus any day- less judgemental and more into indulgence. Could you imagine if Satan was a hot woman? Wow!

  • I’d really like to know who published such a calendar!