Playing with Fire
Momma Leighellen's Book Review + Giveaway
Playing with fire wants to know do you believe in ghosts? Angels? Demons?
We often think of those beings in terms of holidays like Halloween or in our movies and books. But Playing With Fire dives deeper. This book looks at some super crazy real life situations (like exorcisms!) and compares them to biblical scriptures (like when Jesus casts out demons). It compiles a diverse perspective of Christian experts who aren’t afraid to really direct what this looks like in real life today.
“Join investigative reporter Billy Hallowell as he delves into the strange phenomena of supernatural activity.”
- are demons active today?
- If they do exist, are they fallen angels? Nephilim?
- Can people really become ghosts?
“Ignorance is bliss. Most Christians just want to go to heaven when they die and not have to deal with this stuff. But when you read the Gospels, one third of the Lord’s stories were healings delivering people from demons!”
It’s a wild thought when you really look at it! It’s an interesting take on the subject, especially this time of year when we all are reading thrillers, watching horror movies, and putting cut out ghosts in our windows. Those all seem cute until they’re REAL. What if they ARE real?
“There’s a seduction through pop culture where people are led to believe they can control the circumstances, but how could we possibly expect to be able to understand and control it?”
I think this is an important book to really talk about how pop culture plays a part in what we think is or is not OK, even as Christians. So we should always be considering what we are consuming. With that said, I have never believed that reading a book is going to invite Satan into your house, so I think intent in these situations matters. So there’s always a balance to be had.
This is the perfect real life spooky season read to offset all the fiction and it really made me think, especially during this season. Thank you TLC Book Tours for including me in this launch! I’m giving away TWO copies over on my Instagram page until 10/7.
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