The Screwtape Letters: An Analysis

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Everyone has sinned, however does this mean that everyone realizes that they sinned? The book by C.S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters is a book about a devil Wormwood and his uncle Screwtape. Who is discussing ways to tempt and thwart a new Christian in his journey. Many of the situations that Wormwood tries to use, in order to turn the young Christian from his faith, are the very same trials people face in a typical day. Now since everyone can agree that everyone has sinned except for Christ. Then it is easy to see that the majority of people need to understand what sin is and how to be prepared to manage it. This book by CS Lewis, equips someone with the tools they need to recognize Satan's deceptions for these three following reasons: Wormwood used the man's feelings towards his mother to harden his heart against her, Wormwood tries to tempt the Christian with the sin of pride, and finally Wormwood attempts to cause the man to fall in his purity

Firstly, Wormwood used the
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Screwtape urges Wormwood to make the man to believe that chastity is unhealthy. Furthermore, Screwtape expresses to Wormwood that he should encourage the man to “fall in love,” if that is the best outcome in their current circumstance, with one of the worldly women in the man's neighborhood. Screwtape further advises Wormwood by saying that in times of peevishness or depression, sexual attacks are sometimes the most easily won.

In conclusion, The book Screwtape letters by CS Lewis this book by CS Lewis, equips someone with the tools they need to recognize Satan's deceptions for these three points: Wormwood used the man's feelings towards his mother to harden his heart against her, Wormwood tries to tempt the Christian with the sin of pride, and Wormwood attempts to cause the man to fall in his purity. It would matter most to the general Christian because they could see faults in themselves that maybe they could not
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