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Do Christians Watch Oscars

Do Christians watch the Oscar/Academy Awards shows? Why or why not?

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I would never throw the baby out with the bath water. I have watched the movies like passion of the Christ. I bought it. the ten commandments was excellent but look at the movie precentages that are Christian. maybe 4 in the past 40 years. the conservatives of Hollywood are always blacklisted by the left wingers. I have heard them discussing it on the news. that is why so many move away from Hollywood. I just sort of watch previews of movies and I wouldn't pay 5 cents for every single one.
---shira4368 on 3/24/13


Jerry, I finally agree with your answer.
"A bunch of self-righteous communist pat each other in the back"
was a better answer then the one I gave. I didn't want to go that far, I didn't want to hurt Leon's feelings that is why I called them liberals, but you had no trouble doing it.
---Mark_V. on 3/20/13


"Jed, Leon said, "it is your black heart." That's not so bad if you are black. I have received worse, and I am blessed every time he insults me. Take it as a blessing.
Leon is just too good for us."
---Mark_V. on 3/20/13


Bless your little pea pickin' heart Markie!

:)

---Leon on 3/20/13


Jed, Leon said, "it is your black heart." That's not so bad if you are black. I have received worse, and I am blessed every time he insults me. Take it as a blessing.
Leon is just too good for us.
---Mark_V. on 3/20/13


"Do Christians watch the Oscar/Academy Awards shows? Why or why not?"

Not me. I don't enjoy watching a bunch of self-worshipping communists pat each other on the back.



---jerry6593 on 3/20/13




Jed: It's your black heart I was refering to. Whatever the rest of you is doesn't matter one bit. Don't be so superficial/shallow. :)
---Leon on 3/19/13


That's your typical "pot calling the kettle black" snide remark Jed. It's characteristic of & fits you like a glove. :)
---Leon on 3/19/13


Is that you're own little version of "I know you are but what am I"? Come on, Leon. You can do better than that.
---Jed on 3/19/13


Absolutely true Richard. That's exactly my point. It is dangerous, as well as slanderous, to ostracize a whole group of individuals because they many not share the particular views of others.
---Leon on 3/18/13

Sorry, I meant to say Peter. :)
---Leon on 3/19/13


"That's a low blow even for you Leon."
---Jed on 3/18/13


That's your typical "pot calling the kettle black" snide remark Jed. It's characteristic of & fits you like a glove. :)
---Leon on 3/19/13


Absolutely true Richard. That's exactly my point. It is dangerous, as well as slanderous, to ostricize a whole group of individuals because they many not share the particular views of others.
---Leon on 3/18/13




Peter, I don't think anyone said all who are in the film industry are liberals. I believe the word most was used. And quite accurately stated, I believe.
---Jed on 3/18/13


Jed: 'film industry is dominated by liberals'

Dominated, seems reasonable. But let us not condemn everyone in the film industry just because they work there

The tendency, yes, is generally liberal - and even there, it varies from one company to another, so we must be careful when we try to speak out in general
---Peter on 3/18/13


Who gave you the unction to prophesy that "most" members of the film industry are liberals? Stop deluding yourself by playing God Markie! :)
---Leon on 3/18/13


It is a widely known FACT that the film industry is dominated by liberals. That's a fact, not a prophecy. And stating that fact doesn't mean you are trying to "play God". That's a low blow even for you Leon.
---Jed on 3/18/13


"...California is a liberal state. And most members of the film industry are liberals."
---Mark_V. on 3/17/13


There are probably many more fruity people, like you, in California than any other kind. Who gave you the unction to prophesy that "most" members of the film industry are liberals? Stop deluding yourself by playing God Markie! :)
---Leon on 3/18/13


Leon, you are never lost for words with me. Now I am a dog, and sick at that. Thank you again on this wonderful day of the Lord for more blessings.
You love to speculate, add to Scripture what is not there, and I suppose telling you it is wrong, makes me a smug and a dog in your eyes, really means the message got to you. Stop adding to Scripture. And by the way, California is a liberal state. And most members of the film industry are liberals.
---Mark_V. on 3/17/13


No Mark, your judgment isn't righteous. It's self-righteous. You're one sanctimoniously sick puppy! Take it anyway you want, but that's not intended to be an insult. Rather, it's a fact. I pity you with that beam (log) sticking out of your eye. (Mat. 7:3)
---Leon on 3/16/13


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Leon 2: Changing the country alright, to an athiest country, where everyone has their rights even above God's right's. Suppose Christians liberals also. So I am sorry I upset you. Obama, has other idea's, he was never a Christian, for he had a good teacher, to begin with. Thanks for voting for him. You did what was in your heart. Nice job.
---Mark_V. on 3/16/13


Leon, here you now answer with,

"Mark: Your smug, legalistic attitude causes you to think more highly of "yourself" than you ought. Do you know "Almost all" or any people in Hollywood? Who made you judge over others? :)"
God has just blessed me again this morning, thanks to your insults. I jugde with righteous judgment what I see and read in the news. I think I upseted you now because most people in hollywood are liberals, most of this movie stars and directors voted for Obama. Dine with him, and support the liberal movement. Liberals rule in California. They are changing the country alright.
---Mark_V. on 3/16/13


Mark V: What we really know is that the opinions we hear from Hollywood are generally liberal

But we should not label everyone, there may be far more conservative people there, even in the movie world, who have just not risen high enough to be able to speak

Just an idea
---Peter on 3/13/13


Leon,

Take it easy. We are talking about the Oscar.
No one is stopping you from watching the Oscar.
This is America. I guess you are in America.
I don't have to like something if I choose not to like it.
I choose not to take my politics from people who act for a living. Just because they are allowed in the White house doesn't mean they know how to run the country.
---Nikki on 3/13/13


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"...Almost all people in Hollywood are liberals, they don't care about God...they are far from God, just like many here on line. If...that makes me a legalist so be it."
---Mark_V. on 3/13/13


"Leon, If you say something wise as MarkV, I'll agree with you as well."
---Nikki on 3/12/13


Mark: Your smug, legalistic attitude causes you to think more highly of "yourself" than you ought. Do you know "Almost all" or any people in Hollywood? Who made you judge over others? :)

Nikki: Idolizing & blindly following a self-absorbed person like Mark will get you nowhere but in a rut (ditch). (Luke 6:39) But, you have a "free will" to choose. :)
---Leon on 3/13/13


Leon, you can call me whatever your little heart desires, that has not stopped you before. Almost all people in Hollywood are liberals, they don't care about God, the reason is they are far from God, just like many here on line. If saying that makes me a legalist so be it.
---Mark_V. on 3/13/13


Leon, If you say something wise as MarkV, I will agree with you as well.
---Nikki on 3/12/13


Nikki: Like Mark, are you also a legalist?
---Leon on 3/12/13


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I agree with MarkV. I don't watch the oscars either.
First they need to wear more clothes. Next they need to stick to Movies, not politics.
---Nikki on 3/12/13


Good for you Grandma! :D
---Leon on 3/8/13


Leon:

That's a great comparison. In particular, I think it's doubly appropriate, considering movies as meat offered to idols, when this blog is about idols offered to movies!
---StrongAxe on 3/8/13


I watched them because my daughter-in-law performed in the Les Miserables ensemble.
---Grandma on 3/8/13


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"...There are several interesting themes in the Wizard of Oz. For one, it teaches us that we don't need to look for external sources for intelligence, compassion, and courage, and even our wey homne - these things all come from within ourselves. It also teaches us to look beyond appearances (e.g. the great and wonderful Oz waz just a pretentious charlatan)."
---StrongAxe on 3/6/13


Yeah 'Axe. I guess it's all a matter of one's perspective (world view), based on personal life experiences, as to how we see & individually "choose" to react to situational circumstances.

I get it! Movie going, for some, is as offensive as eating meat once offered to idols. I however can eat the meat minus the bones! :)
---Leon on 3/7/13


anon, no, I do not watch the Oscars, I see enough liberals here in California just about every place I go. Anymore would make me sick of my stomach.
---Mark_V. on 3/7/13


Leon:

There are several interesting themes in the Wizard of Oz. For one, it teaches us that we don't need to look for external sources for intelligence, compassion, and courage, and even our wey homne - these things all come from within ourselves. It also teaches us to look beyond appearances (e.g. the great and wonderful Oz waz just a pretentious charlatan).
---StrongAxe on 3/6/13


"leon, check out the previews of movies. they're sexual, paranormal & many mock God. "sometimes" they come out with a movie that isn't as bad as most...many of disneys have witchcraft & wizards..."
---shira4368 on 3/5/13


That's a pretty broad brush (everything) you're painting with Shira. We're all in the world (Jn. 15:19) but are told by Jesus not to be of the world. In all industries (places of work: mission fields) we're to be salt & light to the glory of God.

In my life, I've seen a few very good movies come out of Hollywood, e.g., The Ten Commandments, Ben Hur, Spartacus, Passion of the Christ, etc., etc. Please don't throw the baby out with the bath water. :)
---Leon on 3/6/13


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Just curious: What do you, my fellow bloggers, think about the Lord of the Rings, The Hobbits & The Chronicles of Narnia movies?

Also, how many of you have seen (watched) the 1940 "Oscar" winning movie, The Wizard of Oz & thoroughly enjoyed it? How many times have you seen it? :)

Was The Wizard of Oz all about witches & a pretentious little wizard of a man, or was the overall theme about Dorothy being tragically lost then earnestly trying to find her way home? "THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME." Hmmm ~ that sounds "Bible" theme familiar! :)
---Leon on 3/6/13


What team does Oscar play for? I need a last name, never heard of him...
Does this give you any clue as to what I watch? Personally, I'm not interested.
Thanks
Jim
---Jim on 3/5/13


\\"If you carry what you say to the logical conclusion, sermons are unnecessary. Just let people read the Bible." Cluny

There you go again, comparing Hollywood entertainment with listening to a preacher of God. \\

Interesting how you totally missed dthe point of what I said.

But that's typical.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/5/13


leon, check out the previews of movies. they are sexual, paranormal and many mock God. "sometimes" they come out with a movie that isn't as bad as most and that excludes Disney. many of disneys have witchcraft and wizards. check it out.
---shira4368 on 3/5/13


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"If you carry what you say to the logical conclusion, sermons are unnecessary. Just let people read the Bible." Cluny

There you go again, comparing Hollywood entertainment with listening to a preacher of God. Here's the difference, Hollywood entertainment does not tell you nor even demonstrate to you the very reason why Christ had to die at Calvary. All you see and hear are just dramatics of what happened prior to His death.

But do they tell you that it was because of SIN that Christ had to fulfill God's demand of "the wages of SIN is death"??? NO!

Not a word of SIN is even mentioned and you compare it to a preacher preaching?
---christan on 3/5/13


"...Hollywood promotes evil with everything they put on the market..."
---shira4368 on 3/4/13


Everything ~ really?!!! :)
---Leon on 3/5/13


\\every movie has a sexual scene\\

Almost every life has a sexual scene, too, shira.

Haven't you heard?

The Bible is full of sexual scenes.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/5/13


christan, that you think that the story of Our Lord's Passion does not deserve to be told by cinematography says more about you than me.

I wonder how many people saw this who had NEVER read the Gospel accounts, and were moved to read for themselves?

If you carry what you say to the logical conclusion, sermons are unnecessary. Just let people read the Bible.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/4/13


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leon, comparing Hollywood to the scouts or the person trying to make a living without promoting evil. Hollywood promotes evil with everything they put on the market. same with video games. they are ruining our young people who are getting immuned to clean living. every movie has a sexual scene and just look at our young girls who are pregnant and now it is just a way of life. that is a bad scene. things have gotten so bad, my grandson isn't allowed to speak the name of Jesus in his school. I told him he could speak the name of Jesus anywhere he pleased but he is scared he will get in trouble. isn't that sad???
---shira4368 on 3/4/13


"Not all films are. PASSION OF THE CHRIST... (I saw only PASSION, btw)." Cluny

Ya, right and guess who danced all the way to the bank making the Passion of the Christ? Is the Holy Bible not good enough for one that they need Hollywood (of all mouthpiece) to tell you who Jesus Christ is and was? And I'm sure many came away "converted" by watching that movie.

"Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain."

"Daniel Radcliffe is Jewish, btw, and according to many people therefore automatically saved."

Ya, right, so was King Saul, Herod, Judas...
---christan on 3/4/13


Most every employer (company/industry) has awards programs for their employees. Has anyone here ever gotten "Employee of the Month"? How about receiving a "Certificate of Appreciation"? Were any of you ever a Scout (Boy, Girl, Cub, Brownie, Eagle) & received an achievement badge/patch? What about playing organized sports in a league (bowling, etc.) or in school? How about awards/honors for military service achievements, etc.? Did anyone here ever win a trophy or prize of any kind?!!! :)

Oscars are awarded annually to motion picture industry employees (CHRISTIAN & NON-CHRISTIANS) for excellence of cinematic achievements by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

Matthew 7:1-2
---Leon on 3/4/13


\\Hollywood is the most corrupt place ever and their films are full of hell and paranormal.\\

Not all films are. PASSION OF THE CHRIST, LINCOLN, and LES MISERABLES do not have paranormal activies in them. (I saw only PASSION, btw).

\\ that includes harry potter. the guy who played in that looks possessed even in other movies. \\

What is your definition of "looking possessed?" I think you're speaking from prejudice here. Daniel Radcliffe is Jewish, btw, and according to many people therefore automatically saved.

But if you don't want to watch the movies OR the Oscars, no one said you had to. There's no particular virtue in watching OR not watching them.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/4/13


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anon, I prefer not to watch them. Hollywood is the most corrupt place ever and their films are full of hell and paranormal. it has gotten worse in the past 10 yrs. that includes harry potter. the guy who played in that looks possessed even in other movies. I will never support Hollywood or anything they do.
---shira4368 on 3/4/13


\\Well, I'm sure your master would have been real "proud" of your excellent performance.
---christan on 3/3/13\\

My Master is Jesus. Whether He is proud of me, I don't pretend to know. But I really doubt that He has told you.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/3/13


You must admit that you fell into the trap you set for others here.
---Cluny on 3/3/13

You don't actually think that YOU aren't in your own trap, do you?
---Jed on 3/4/13


Cluny, trap? What trap are you talking about? The one that's below your eyes and nose? Is the computer or internet evil? Washing clothes and going shopping is evil? Know what I'm saying before you "fall into the trap" of accusing another person of something you do well yourself.

I'm speaking of the fallen man who's dead in sins and trespasses!

You know what's your problem? You're like the accuser who's only lying in wait to accuse the brethren and would jump on any opportunity possible. Well, I'm sure your master would have been real "proud" of your excellent performance.
---christan on 3/3/13


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I do not watch shows such as these as I just don't have time for silly nonsense.
---KarenD on 3/3/13


\\Everything in this world is an abomination to the Lord outside of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, not only the Oscar. \\

That means, among other things, going to work, washing your clothes, shopping, et al. They are not faith in Jesus Christ, either.

Neither is using the computer and internet to talk about how horrible everything is.

\\At least the Oscars does not stand behind the veil of Christianity doing what they do, unlike some...\\

Like you, christan? You must admit that you fell into the trap you set for others here.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/3/13


I watched it with a sick Christian friend in the hospital. We prayed during the commercials.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 3/2/13


First and foremost, we must be very clear and truthful with ourselves, even Christians do fall into sins every day with or without watching the Oscars/Academy Awards.

As for the Oscars, we see a demonstration of self-exaltation and the pride of fallen man in full bloom before our eyes. Are the Oscars the only thing that's guilty of pride? Far be from it! Everything in this world is an abomination to the Lord outside of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, not only the Oscar.

At least the Oscars does not stand behind the veil of Christianity doing what they do, unlike some...
---christan on 3/2/13


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