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Satan Rears Himself in Colorado Shootings
The Christian Diarist ^ | July 20, 2012 | JP

Posted on 07/20/2012 4:24:07 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

A piece I wrote last weekend on Christian businesses prompted a snarling response from a reader who clearly was no follower of the Son of God. “Hail Satan!” it closed.

I thought nothing of the comment, chalking it up to the hostility Christians sometimes face from non-believers. That is, until I saw the news reports of the horrific shootings today at a suburban Denver movie theater.

The suspected triggerman, 24-year-old James Holmes, will be described variously as “troubled” or “unstable” or “detached from reality.” But I am convinced that the young killer was operating under satanic influence.

Of course, to attribute today’s murder spree in the Rock Mountain State to the supernatural machinations of the evil one is to invite ridicule from those who refuse believe there are demonic forces at work in this fallen world of ours.

But the Scripture warns us that “we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”

The secularists that control much of our society – from academia to media to government – will attribute Holmes’ mass murder to causes that fit their world view.

Indeed, already the liberal Boston Globe has posted an article suggesting that stronger gun laws would have prevented the carnage.

Well, the writer obviously hasn’t visited Switzerland – as I have – where guns may be found in practically every home, but where there is no gun-related violence to speak of.

The Swiss disprove the fiction that guns cause murder. It’s twisted individuals, with no respect for life, no fear of God, that cause murder.

That’s not to suggest that the 24-year-old was the member of some satanic cult, like something out of “Rosemary’s Baby.” In fact, almost no one who commits murder – or molests children or sells drugs or prostitutes women – is a knowing Satan worshipper.

And that’s exactly how our adversary, the devil, wants it.

He walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. He exerts his ungodly influence upon lost souls, like young man Holmes, without them ever being the wiser.


TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: aurora; bloggersandpersonal; colorado; demonicinfluence; guns; jamesholmes; leftwingmassmurder; murder; vanity
Heartfelt prayers for the victims, their families and their friends.
1 posted on 07/20/2012 4:24:14 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Was the reader James Holmes? or is the reader story completely unrelated?


2 posted on 07/20/2012 4:27:00 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

I’ll bet he read all the Harry Potter books, too!

Hellbound sinner he, reading such abominations!


3 posted on 07/20/2012 4:31:40 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo, being wily, pities the fool.)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

<< Ephesians 6:16 >>

New International Version (©1984)
In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.
New Living Translation (©2007)
In addition to all of these, hold up the shield of faith to stop the fiery arrows of the devil.

English Standard Version (©2001)
In all circumstances take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming darts of the evil one;

New American Standard Bible (©1995)
in addition to all, taking up the shield of faith with which you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

King James Bible (Cambridge Ed.)
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

International Standard Version (©2008)
In addition to having clothed yourselves with these things, having taken up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one,

Aramaic Bible in Plain English (©2010)
And with these, take to you the shield of faith, that with it you may have the power to quench all of the blazing bolts of The Evil One.

GOD’S WORD® Translation (©1995)
In addition to all these, take the Christian faith as your shield. With it you can put out all the flaming arrows of the evil one.

King James 2000 Bible (©2003)
Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked one.

American King James Version
Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which you shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.

American Standard Version
withal taking up the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one .

Douay-Rheims Bible
In all things taking the shield of faith, wherewith you may be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the most wicked one.

Darby Bible Translation
besides all these, having taken the shield of faith with which ye will be able to quench all the inflamed darts of the wicked one.

English Revised Version
withal taking up the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one.

Webster’s Bible Translation
Above all, taking the shield of faith, with which ye will be able to extinguish all the fiery darts of the wicked.

Weymouth New Testament
And besides all these take the great shield of faith, on which you will be able to quench all the flaming darts of the Wicked one;

World English Bible
above all, taking up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one.

Young’s Literal Translation
above all, having taken up the shield of the faith, in which ye shall be able all the fiery darts of the evil one to quench,


4 posted on 07/20/2012 4:41:53 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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CU Boulder, where this student (Holmes) was getting his doctoral degree, is the epitome of out and out liberalism...

It's referenced as the "Republic of Boulder" -- much like UC California is referenced as the "Republic of Berkeley" -- as Boulder competes with places like Berkeley and Santa Cruz, CA for being the most looney leftist/New Age communities in the West.

Warren Hern operates a late-term abortion clinic out of Boulder -- and has written a textbook on abortion. The primary Boulder newspaper has regularly for the last 20 years had more ads for New Age, the occult, and cults than any mainstream Christian churches.

It's also been reported that Holmes' family is linked to a Presbyterian church in the San Diego area; and it wouldn't surprise me if it's a Pres-USA denomination church. That denomination has long used offering plate $ to pay for abortions for its church workers as part of its insurance plan.

Where people make life INSIDE the womb cheap -- and violently end their lives...
-- like the Pres Church USA and Boulder & Hern --
--life OUTSIDE the womb likewise is deemed cheap -- and the spiral continues where some will violently end others' lives.

The prophet Hosea spoke of this: they break all bounds, and bloodshed follows bloodshed.
3 Because of this the land dries up,
and all who live in it waste away;
the beasts of the field, the birds in the sky
and the fish in the sea are swept away (Hosea 4:2-3)

Bloodshed (OUTSIDE the womb) follows bloodshed (INSIDE the womb).

And: And the revolters are profound to make slaughter, though I have been a rebuker of them all. (Hosea 5:2)

5 posted on 07/20/2012 4:42:35 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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“You are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father you will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks a lie, he speaks of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it.”-—John 8:44


6 posted on 07/20/2012 4:45:52 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Last night’s mass murder in a Colorado theater, without a doubt, is a horrific and unspeakable tragedy. However, as much as I grieve for the victims, their families, I refuse to blame an inanimate object – guns – rather than the actual lawbreaker…James Holmes. Liberals live to shamelessly politicize such tragedies – case and point, immediately blaming the Tea Party – hoping our Second Amendment rights will be stripped away by whipping public anger into a vacuum of mass hysteria. These same constitutional terrorists, who can’t keep drugs off the streets, let alone out of our schools, would leave us at the mercy of thugs and lowlife opportunists, not to mention vulnerable to government tyranny; Thomas Jefferson’s most profound reason for defending our right to bear arms. In essence, gun control is the final lynch pin in the left’s ultimate goal of uncontested subjugation.

The real tragedy in this endless debate is that the media never reports how times firearms save lives, feed families, foil crimes, and guard freedom around the globe. I could not imagine lying awake at night, knowing my family was at the mercy of some deranged intruder while I was powerless to protect them. I’m an American, a patriot, a law abiding citizen, and there’s a reason why I keep a Glock 20/10mm beside my bed at night: I refuse to be a statistic. And just in case you want one, over 50 million gun owners did not commit a crime last night. You do the math.

“It will be found an unjust and unwise jealousy to deprive a man of his natural liberty upon the supposition he may abuse it.” George Washington


7 posted on 07/20/2012 4:45:58 PM PDT by xuberalles ("The Right Stuff" Conservative Novelties http://www.zazzle.com/xuberalles)
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“Hail Satan!” it closed.

Well, hey, it was in one of the Tweets by that guy that worked for Obama.

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Protesting in times square. ‪#freepalestine

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Alex Okrent ‏@HeyAok

@hannibalburess It's almost enough to make me believe in god but then drive me to worship Satan.

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Alex Okrent ‏@HeyAok

Happy zombie Jesus day!

8:44 AM - 4 Apr 10
8 posted on 07/20/2012 4:47:05 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Mentally Evil.


9 posted on 07/20/2012 4:49:58 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The truth of whether or not the Christian Diarist’s assumptions about the person who did the shooting in Denver are correct, or whether or not the man IS merely deranged, nuts, crazy is in G-d’s hands and known for sure only to Him.

That is not to say that the evil forces the Christian Diarist mentions don’t exist, but only to say no one should feel obliged to accept the Christian Diarist’s opinion of the shooter, to accept belief in those forces.

There are evil forces. There are also people who are just nuts, by a devolutionary process in their own thinking and behavior, without any outside force pulling them into it.


10 posted on 07/20/2012 4:51:07 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: johngrace
I sometimes get outrageous thoughts that I know without a doubt does not come from me.

I prayer with the shield of faith from these fiery darts of the enemy.

PRAY

Please Remember this is an action word verses for believers!

Philippians 4:6-7

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the Peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will Guard your Hearts( Soul) and your Minds in Christ Jesus."

If we do not we are depending on your self not God. Very important. We have to know the enemy.

Jesus! I Trust in Thee!!

Praise Jesus to All!!!

11 posted on 07/20/2012 4:51:50 PM PDT by johngrace (I am a 1 John 4! Christian- declared at every Sunday Mass , Divine Mercy and Rosary prayers!)
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“But I am convinced that the young killer was operating under satanic influence. “

Not really. Just liberal influences. Liberals are the most violent, hate-filled, mean-spirited, murders throughout history: Communists, Nazi, Fascists, all were liberals and murdered millions.


12 posted on 07/20/2012 4:55:06 PM PDT by CodeToad (History says our end is near.)
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“It’s twisted individuals, with no respect for life, no fear of God, that cause murder.”

+1


13 posted on 07/20/2012 5:10:11 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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I think he was operating under orders of President B. Hussein Obama (mmm mmm mmm), spreading Hope and Change, and doing what he could to ensure the Progressive movement.
http://www.yellowbullet.com/forum/showthread.php?p=9214015


14 posted on 07/20/2012 5:21:50 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: Colofornian

Victoria Jones of TRN said this afternoon that when the mother was contacted by police, her reaction was, “it would be him”. This miscreant was out of control before now and it should have been stopped earlier.


15 posted on 07/20/2012 5:46:26 PM PDT by Figment
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To: Wuli

There are evil forces. There are also people who are just nuts, by a devolutionary process in their own thinking and behavior, without any outside force pulling them into it.

the death penalty works for both types. They never commit any type crime again. It should be swift in it’s admission too


16 posted on 07/20/2012 5:47:13 PM PDT by Figment
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

It sure looks and feels like the dark side is dancing more freely than usual in the US.

The public cussing, menacing rage, sexual perversion, racism, abuse of citizens by those with police and government power, the corruption, the disasters, the economic and social fear, politically correct propaganda/lies, amoral materialism, child abuse, and the pop culture is not even trying to hide Satanic symbology anymore...it’s more spooky than usual.

It’s more mainstream and prevelant than usual. It’s being packaged and sold loud and proud to the public.


17 posted on 07/20/2012 5:49:22 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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It appears that Satan is a democrat...


18 posted on 07/20/2012 5:56:58 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: CodeToad

ALL liberials are infulenced by Satan.


19 posted on 07/20/2012 6:06:42 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: hosepipe

WELL YES HE IS!


20 posted on 07/20/2012 6:08:17 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Colofornian

He was not at CU Boulder, he was in Denver at University of Colorado (not sure of name, but IN Denver).


21 posted on 07/20/2012 6:13:08 PM PDT by bboop (Without justice, what else is the State but a great band of robbers? St. Augustine)
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To: Figment

Along with the evident and historical knowledge that “capital punishment” was accepted during the time of Moses delivering the Ten Commandments, and afterward in Jewish tradition, it has also been told to me that the traditional meaning of the sixth Commandment was “you shall not commit murder”, not “you shall not kill”.

Context and intent change the criminal and sometimes the “sin” nature of many actions.


22 posted on 07/20/2012 6:18:13 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: bboop

Thanks for the clarification


23 posted on 07/20/2012 6:24:47 PM PDT by Colofornian (Saying Mitt would keep past political promises is like prophesying that Gumby won't bend anymore)
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Actually, he had been enrolled at Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, CO, which is East of Denver.
24 posted on 07/21/2012 11:37:44 PM PDT by tdscpa
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