Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The bestseller book "The Shack" in development to become a movie

The lack of Christian discernment continues...(2 Timothy 4:3) or perhaps the reality is closer to a huge money making machine running over Christians and raking it in hand over fist. (2 Peter 2:3). Either way, in the wake of the blasphemous movie Noah starring Russell Crowe, and the equally blasphemous heaven tourism trip "Heaven is for Real", comes a proposed movie based on William P. Young's bestseller "The Shack"

It will star Forrest Whittaker and possibly Oprah. Though it is as yet unclear exactly what role Oprah will play, in The Shack, 'God' was depicted as a large, African American woman, sooo.... The Holy Spirit was depicted as a woman also, an Asian. As The Christian Post reports on the upcoming movie, they dug up the original quote from Dr Al Mohler regarding the heresy in The Shack-

In 2010, R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, described [the book] The Shack as a "wake-up call for evangelical Christianity," and that its story reflected "a theology that is unconventional at best, and undoubtedly heretical in certain respects." He also blamed its popularity among Evangelicals on their ignorance of "basic theological knowledge."

To wit: though the book was heretical, it spent 70 weeks at #1 on the NY Times bestseller list.

How quaint those time were, lo those 4 years ago, when The Shack's heresy was embedded sweetly in a well-written book promoting what was termed as merely unconventional theology.

Here are a few reviews of The Shack. Negative, of course.

The Shack: Helpful or Heretical? by Dr Norman Geisler

Challies: A review of The Shack

Why Christians Should Not Read 'The Shack'

Burning Down The Shack

Our society is making God into its own image, and the script for it couldn't be followed any better and the trip down heresy lane more successful. Willing 'Christians' are allowing the dilution of holy and fearsome God into a romantic, boyfriend living in a shack cheerfully making pancakes for 'her' universally loved sheep, who will all end up in the sheepfold.

For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, (2 Timothy 4:3)

Has a nation ever changed its gods? (Yet they are not gods at all.) But my people have exchanged their glorious God for worthless idols. (Jeremiah 2:11)

"Do people make their own gods? Yes, but they are not gods!" (Jeremiah 16:20) 


8 comments:

  1. A movie version of "The Shack"?!?!!?

    The Noah movie
    Heaven is For Real movie
    The Shack movie

    Seems like Satan is working overtime.

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  2. *sigh* ~ no wonder SO MANY go down the broad road (ultimately to perdition.... that's uh, HELL and then the Lake of Fire for those who need it to be spelled out)

    I enjoy a good movie as well as the next person, however it STOPS when it comes to heretical movies -- anything that goes against God!!! Which includes cuss words using His name or blasphemous movies which are against Him. Unfortunately in this late hour, that's most current movies! There are very few that are worth seeing. Did you guys realize that even cartoons on the big screens for kids have new age junk in them? And there was one a handful of years ago -- if memory serves me right, it may've been the first, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" ~ while a "cute" whimsical cartoon, I wonder who else realized the little boy had his right hand scanned to get into the safe??!! No doubt: setting everyone up to think it's "okay" to accept the required mark when that time comes (the coming Tribulation which happens soon after the pre-trib rapture)

    I read Challies (at least I think credit is due him; I read so much yesterday) about the "Noah" movie where although in real life Noah was a righteous man who revered God.... yet, not one single time did the movie even reference God (in a holy deserving way) NOT ONE SINGLE TIME???!!!

    So on this slew of movies? I just chock it up to more end times apostasy (on a HUGE scale!!) and know that we are so near hearing the rapture trumpet call us HOME!!

    Oprah as "God"??!! Well.... sadly, a lot of her followers probably think so.....

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  3. Why am I not surprised...

    I'm only surprised it took this long.

    Sigh.

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  4. If they pick Oprah to play God does that mean her newest bestest buddy, Rob Bell, gets to play Jesus? I can't see it happening because Jesus believes in Hell. Rob Bell doesn't

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  5. Oh, yay! This was one of the most confusing books I have ever had the misfortune to read. My friends love it; I could barely make it through. A movie now...? What next?

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  6. Oprah presented on stage as God "Herself." It's too perfect. You couldn't invent a more blasphemous reality if you tried.

    God's mastership is shown in His mind-boggling utilization of cast-and-crew members who shun His directorship, in nevertheless producing the story He's determined to show, with or without their willing participation.

    God is not culpably responsible for evil, but in His divine sovereignty, I can almost imagine Him "sitting," as it were, and saying, "watch what astoundingly blasphemous works I can provoke my enemies to do, in my very Name," and all for the amazement of His Children.

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  7. Great.!!!. There appears to be no end to the deception within the walls of the church. No surprise with all the junk that has been spewed out recently in the name of "Christianity" - Discernment takes a back seat to entertainment!!

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  8. UGGGGGGGGH! Well said, Elizabeth, and an amen to comments by Glenn, Reva, Greg, Doug, Kim, Hakam, and Ali.

    -Carolyn (comments are working for me again!)

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