If you profess that the Scriptures are your final - even, sole - authority in faith and practice, then examining your choices for recreation and entertainment by the Scriptures should be natural and desirable to you. In our modern era of cheap grace, this seems to be less a concern than ever.

Often, it seems like many professing Christians mirror the words of Jeremiah's generation, who were rebuked by God Almighty: Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other gods whom ye know not; and come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered to do all these abominations? (Jer. 7:9-10). Now, it may be true that most professing Christians do not actively participate in the abominations mentioned in the passage above, but if it is true that God hates such activities, can we justify finding pleasure in the depiction of such activities for entertainment?

Numerous passages of Scripture provide us with clear principles related to the activities and things in which the Lord delights as well as the things He hates. There is indeed liberty in Christ, but that liberty is clearly bounded by the lines drawn in Scripture.