The TV series Game of Thrones is breaking records, winning awards, and captivating millions of people worldwide. But you don’t have to be a Christian to be uncomfortably aware that Game of Thrones pushes moral boundaries as well.
Film and literature containing vivid depictions of sin is nothing new. For years, subscription channels like HBO and Showtime have blurred the line between literature and pornography.
The question remains—can Christians, in good conscience, watch shows like Game of Thrones? The issue is arguably contained within the larger question, are things themselves inherently sinful? Are we entering into sin ourselves by being surrounded by sin? And even if we can watch shows like Game of Thrones, should we? (1 Corinthians 10:23). John Piper weighed in on Game of Thrones, and for him, the answer to the question involved twelve more questions.
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