Biblical Elements In Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde By Robert Stevenson

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Living with the Enemy

Every human being since the fall of man lives with an enemy that wants to control us, his enemy can make the nicest person misbehave and do things they should do. In the Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Stevenson uses biblical elements such as the sinful nature that is in every human heart because of sin to reveal what it look like to want to do right but evil is seems to always be present and more fun. This picture of sinful man and what sin will make you do is very powerful. Stevenson allows the reader to see who enticing sin and the power is has over us when we submit. Mary Reilly by Valerie Martin is a picture of the love can compassion and grace she reveal there is one cure for the sinful heart of man and the is God. God plan to redeem man and save him for the sinful hand of the enemy is they only cure for the enemy of our souls.

Both movies Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Mary Reilly have themes suggested in their films remind me of lots of biblical narratives found in the scriptures. I want to use this paper to talk about several of those themes. One such theme is a picture of the flesh and the spirit and the war that each believer faces as they walk on earth. Another theme is the unmistakable love that Christ has for everyone insight
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a picture of the inside enemy that wars against the good we want to do. Mary Reilly is a picture of the enemies that fight us from the outside. The internal enemy that struggle within every human heart want to have control and rule us. The only remedy for man is Jesus and as I watch both movies all I can think is the saving grace of our Lord and Savior. His grace and mercy is for all no matter how dark we are He died of our sins. Where there is good evil is always present, however our God is greater than all evil, He is

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