“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. Ephesians 6:12
No, this is not a movie trailer for a standard released Hollywood movie of the occult, but a warning of where the real struggle is in this physical world. Although many rational thinkers ridicule the notion that there is a reality beyond what can be measured by the senses, religious and even scientific theory is stating, “Not so fast.”
An evangelistic movie released by born again Christian actor Kirk Cameron will deal head on with the spiritual issue in a movie to be released for one day only called “Unstoppable” on Tuesday, September 24th. Why God allows bad things to happen to good people and the historic issue of good and evil will be addressed.
The concept of good and evil is superficially addressed in the various entertainment categories featuring the occult in television, books, movies, and music and has exploded on the scene in the last few decades. Whether this is an unhealthy issue depends on the person you talk to.
Evangelical Christians are convinced of the origin of good and evil while pointing to the Biblical account of Genesis and how man’s fall from grace took place in the Garden of Eden. The ongoing struggle of God against Lucifer’s kingdom of darkness is spiritual as Earth has become a proving ground for the devil and his demons.
Other religions besides Christianity also have the struggle of good and evil in which the agents of the devil are in ongoing conflict pitting light against darkness. Typically there is an ultimate moment in judgment in some form with many philosophies.
Naturally atheists, secular humanists, and other logic only dominated philosophies ridicule the idea of any existence beyond the measurement of their understanding by the senses, however even advanced theoretical science are siding on the concept of a “spiritual” world existing beyond the standard physical. Scientific string theorists believe other dimensions exist, perhaps occupying the same space as our dimension.
During the Biblical period it did not seem very unusual for demon spirits to converse with contemporary man or woman as in the Garden of Eden. There were other examples, although it was forbidden, to conjure spiritual contact through the art of witchcraft and other practices of the occult. Some cultures celebrated such activity while others put those that practiced witchcraft to death.
Manifestations of spirits today are looked at skeptically, however the consistent reports of “voices” being heard by those abusing alcohol, drugs, or vehicles of the occult should not be dismissed so quickly. The membrane or barrier that separates the reality of one dimension from another can be bridged by using things as certain substances, the occult, or extreme negative emotions as hatred. The Bible clearly gives warning of providing a doorway for the enemy to enter.
Cameron’s “Unstoppable” gives a simple explanation to the nature of good and evil and why God allows the consequences of sin to play out. There is a powerful spiritual reality that must take place. The panoramic purposes that God uses to accomplish all that needs to be accomplished will bring understanding to those that questions why God does as God does. It will expand one’s horizons in the area of faith and trust.
No better explanation for the behavior of mankind is presented than Kirk Cameron’s “Unstoppable”.