Posted by: Dr Churchill | June 24, 2020

Devil’s letters to his nephew…

Here is a timely excerpt from the book “Letters of the Devil to His Nephew” by C.S. Lewis, author of the Chronicles of Narnia…

The book “Letters of the Devil to His Nephew” was published in 1942.

The Devil’s Letters to His Nephew, by C S Lewis:

The Question is and always has been this:

“How did you manage to bring so many souls to hell at that time?


“Because of fear.”

Question: “Ah, yes. Excellent strategy; old and always current. But what were they afraid of? Fear of being tortured? Fear of war? Fear of hunger?


-Fear of getting sick.

But then, no one else got sick at that time?


-Yes, they were sick.

-I’m sorry.

-Nobody else was dying?

-Yes, they died.

-But there was no cure for the disease?

-There was.

-Then I don’t understand.

-Since no one else believed and taught about eternal life and eternal death, they thought they had only that life, and they clung to it with all their strength, even if it cost them their affection;

They did not hug or greet each other, they had no human contact for days and days; they lost all their money;

They lost their jobs, spent all their savings, and still thought themselves lucky to be prevented from earning their bread;

They lost their intelligence; one day the press said one thing and the next day it contradicted itself, and still they believed it all;

They lost their freedom; they did not leave their house, did not walk, did not visit their relatives;

It was a big concentration camp for voluntary prisoners…!

They accepted everything;


As long as they could overcome their miserable lives one more day.


They no longer had the slightest idea that He;

And only He;

He is the one who gives life and ends it.

It was like that;

As easy as it has ever been.”

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Dr Churchill


From the book “Letters of the Devil to His Nephew” by C.S. Lewis, the Christian author of the Chronicles of Narnia.

This book was published in 1942.

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