North Carolina Church to Burn ‘Satan’s Books’ in Time For Halloween

Kathleen Miller writes on RAW Story:

A Baptist Church near Asheville, N.C., is hosting a “Halloween book burning” to purge the area of “Satan’s” works, which include all non-King James versions of the Bible, popular books by many religious authors and even country music.

The website for the Amazing Grace Baptist Church in Canton, N.C., says there are “scriptural bases” for the book burning. The site quotes Acts 19:18–20: “And many that believed, came and confessed and shewed their deeds. Many of them also which used curious arts, brought their books together, and burned them before all men: and they counted the price of them, and found it fifty thousand pieces of silver. So mightily grew the word of God and prevailed.”

Church leaders deem Good News for Modern Man, the Evidence Bible, the New International Version Bible, the Green Bible and the Message Bible, as well as at least seven other versions of the Bible as “Satan’s Bibles,” according to the website. Attendees will also set fire to “Satan’s popular books” such as the work of “heretics” including the Pope, Mother Teresa, Billy Graham and Rick Warren.

“I believe the King James version is God’s preserved, inspired, inerrant and infallible word of God,” Pastor Marc Grizzard told a local news station of his 14-member parish.

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4 Comments on "North Carolina Church to Burn ‘Satan’s Books’ in Time For Halloween"

  1. Sounds like Hitler…

  2. … They're going to be burning Bibles?

    This amuses me greatly. I wonder if any non-Church-goers will show up, just to toss some in.

  3. Anonymous | Oct 16, 2009 at 1:15 pm |

    You gotta love these people. HAIL GOD!

  4. tonyviner | Oct 16, 2009 at 9:15 am |

    You gotta love these people. HAIL GOD!

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