It is with a heavy heart that I must inform that Sisters-in-Christ are being deceived, have fallen asleep, and given the devil opportunity” (Eph. 4:27).

It is somewhat of a phenomenon that Christian women are not only reading the Twilight Saga book series, they are viewing the movie, and recommending others (along with teenage children) to view it. At Christian Stay at Home Moms’  one contributor, Heather, writes, “Christian Movie Review: Twilight”  She says:movie-pic

because the relationship between the two main characters really is a healthy one.

For those of you new to this book series and movie — the ‘reviewer’ is referring to a teenage girl and her vampire boyfriend.  In her words, this is an example of a ‘healthy’ relationship because she is

impressed by the positive relationship between the two, I think it’s good for teenagers to see that to be a couple you don’t have to have sex and make out all the time – or at all!

but it’s OK to have a relationship with a vampire?

imagesAs Christians we have been clearly warned to “Be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil,  prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” (1Peter 1:8)

Strong confidence in God’s sovereign care does not mean that the believer may live carelessly. The outside evil forces which come against the Christian demand that the Christian stay alert. (John MacArthur Study Notes).

Christian women must “resist him, firm in your faith,”(1 Peter 9). This means to continue to live in accord with the truth of God’s Word. As the believer knows sound doctrine and obeys God’s truth, Satan is withstood. (MacArthur)

Yvonne at Fragrance of  Truth wrote a well-documented, Biblical response both in her comment and post, Twilight? . . . No! Darkness! Also see Lighthouse Trails Special Report: Occultic Twilight Movie Praised by Christian Groups

Discernment is NOT analyzing how Scripture fits into the culture but distinguishing how culture fits into Scripture.

This is serious deception and eternity hangs in the balance.

Your Sister-in-Christ,