Sounds of Music, Words of Truth


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But Jesus answered him, saying, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.’” (Luke 4:4)

Many of us have seen the 1965 musical The Sound of Music with Julie Andrews (Maria) and Christopher Plummer (Captain von Trapp).1 This year marks its 50th anniversary. Compared to the raucous musicals of today and the TV programs and movies that are ever-pushing the envelope toward open and gleeful wickedness, the classic is a pleasure to watch.

However, “poetic license” is often taken as the media’s authorization to distort truth, and the story promotes a worldview without a personal Creator God. The film certainly reflects the accepted view that nature is the ultimate source for truth and that our feelings are the way we can verify what is truth “for us.” Unfortunately, many of our churches have come into sync with Maria’s opening song:

The hills…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

I am an #Infidel - born and bred North Carolina.

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