I don’t know if you have read the “Screwtape Letters” by C.S. Lewis. It is a compilation of letters sent from a senior devil to his nephew, a junior one. The junior devil is in charge of a new christian, and he needs help trying to keep this man from really being an effective one.
There are a few things that have hit me so far. We always focus on the “big sins”, and forget that the biggest issue out there is that slippery slope of small offenses, that take us further away from God each time we commit one. Apathy is a strong tool in the kingdom of evil. There is nothing better than an apathetic christian, one who isn’t effective in his faith, and doesn’t make any difference in the Kingdom of God. If anything, they are a negative witness because there is an absense of passion. No one is attracted to apathy. Continue reading Screwtape Letters