(It is May of 2021. Someone has come here to see this video and it has been removed from YouTube as far as I know. I even checked the CSLewisDoodle You Tube page and did not see it. If someone finds this video, I would appreciate if you would leave the link in the comment section. I have found a written copy of it here. Could it be that the video was different from Lewis’s original words? It is possible that it was and maybe that is the reason it was taken down. I’ve read the written version and there are parts I don’t remember but it was five years ago so I really don’t know. -cr)
There was one of those moments the other day. You know…one of those moments when you see something that you consider so brilliant that you know that you will have to see it again and again. This is the way we should feel about our Bibles. It is God’s Word after all.
However, every once in a while God becomes evident through a man or woman. Someone has so much talent, even if it is for a brief moment, that one has to look at the talent in awe. I’m sure you have all had this experience based on your interests. I’m sure you have all had this experience of yourself. You do something and you can’t believe you did it. Maybe you have never had this experience. It doesn’t make you a less talented person only perhaps very humble.
I had an experience like this when I first read a sermon by Charles Spurgeon. Where does man get such ability to work words together and give you a picture of heaven? This is not the sterile heaven portrayed in so much of our media.
I first saw this effort by C.S. Lewis after someone posted it to Face Book. It looked interesting. By the end of the 19 or so minutes it had happened. It was one of those times. It was brilliant. I didn’t get the name of the man who posted this work of art and probably should have.
Most visual persons would be even more impressed because of the artwork done with Mr. Lewis’s thoughts. The drawings capture the ideas that Mr. Lewis is stating very nicely.
Ever heard of a discernment site? That is a website designed to help people discern the truth from lies. The Narrowing Path by Sherryn, located in my blogroll is an example of an excellent Christian discernment site. Always the curious one, I was reading what one of these discernment sites said about C.S. Lewis. It gave a couple of his quotes and called him a “heretic.” I did some checking and it seems that Lewis did hold some questionable views, but was he a heretic?
How could a heretic write a book like “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe?” I have read “The Screwtape Letters” by Mr. Lewis. It didn’t take long to see that this discernment site may have been a bit off. I suppose it is a study for another time and if I don’t get to it, I guess God will make the determination in the end.
Until that time, I will enjoy the C.S. Lewis doodles.