Do you believe that a Christian should have a T. V.?
ANSWER:On the table side by side, The Holy Bible and the TV Guide.
It is not so much whether they should have it, as it having them. I am afraid that in most cases this is the way it is. I know of nothing that can damage your spiritual life more than it.
David said, "I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes. I hate the work of them that turn aside; It shall not cleave to me." Psalms 101.3.
I submit the follow poem that tells it well.
One is well worn but cherished with pride (Not the Bible, but the TV Guide.)
One is used daily to help folks decide (No! It isn't the Bible; it's the TV Guide.)
As pages are turned, what shall they see? Oh, what does it matter, turn on the TV!
So they open the book in which they confide (No, not the Bible, its the TV Guide.)
The Word of God is seldom read; Maybe a verse e'er they fall into bed.
Exhausted and sleepy and tired as can be, Not from reading the Bible, but watching TV.
So, then back to the table, side by side, is the Holy Bible and the TV Guide.
No time for prayer, no time for the Word; The plan for salvation is seldom heard.
Forgiveness of sin so full and free and is found in the BIBLE, not on TV!
All comments and questions to:Harold Smith
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