Friday, 19 June 2009
Drag Me To Hell
Drag me to Hell is a terrifying horror movie about a women called Christine who receives a curse from a gypsy. A demon comes to torment her and in three days he will drag her to hell to burn in fire for eternity. Elements of the film are set for humor, however the films content is anything but funny. The film is closer to the truth than anyone would like to think. The Bible teaches that Hell is a real place,
created by God. It is a place of punishment originally intended for Satan and his fallen angels (demons), but now the final destination for billions of lost souls. Jesus taught that it was a place of “Everlasting punishment” (Matthew 5:46) “Weeping and gnashing of teeth (Matthew 25:46) and “Fire unquenchable” (Luke 3:17). Christine realising she only has hours left visits a fortune teller, psychologist and a medium, but no one can help her. In the final scene the ground beneath her opens up
and demonic arms pull her down into Hell. She tries to crawl out, but to no avail as her flesh burns away in seconds and she screams desperately for help before the ground closes above her and she is damned to suffer for eternity. This is fact: God promises to punish all thieves, liars, blasphemers, murderers and adulterers in Hell. How many times do you have to use Gods name as a cuss word to be a blasphemer?-just one! How many lies do you have to tell to be a liar?-just one! A murderer?-take just one life! Be honest if God judges you by his Holy standard on Judgement Day you’re in big trouble. "For all have sinned” (Romans 3:23). However there is good news-incredibly good news. We deserve judgement, but God offers us mercy through the cross of Jesus Christ. We broke Gods law, but Jesus paid the fine. “While we were yet sinners Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8). On the third day he rose from the grave proving he was sent by God to save us from our sins. Jesus did this to deal with the sin that separates us from God and to set us free from the curse of the law, so we wouldn’t have to go to Hell. Jesus said that if we repent (turn away from ourselves and sin) and put our faith (trust) in him we will be saved from the wrath to come. Do the opposite to what Christine did, cry out through prayer, in faith, to the only one who can save you, the Lord Jesus Christ. Do it today!