Category Archives: at the movies

Daily Devotions: End Stoning!

Jeremiah 9: 20 Now, O women, hear the word of the LORD; open your ears to the words of his mouth. Teach your daughters how to wail; teach one another a lament. It was both brutal and harrowing. I wept … Continue reading

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Movie Devotions: The Stoning of Soraya M

Today’s devotion may be alarming to some. Please do not read if you are squeamish. Isaiah 53: 7 He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Handling the Truth

1 Samuel 3:17 “What was it he said to you?” Eli asked. “Do not hide it from me. May God deal with you, be it ever so severely, if you hide from me anything he told you.” Did you ever … Continue reading

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4 Minute Daily Devotions: Oscar Month

John 6:15       Jesus, knowing that they intended to come and make him king by force, withdrew again to a mountain by himself.   I love February because it’s Oscars month on Turner Classic movies. I get to record and … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Valkyrie

Evelyn and I have our own New Year’s Day tradition of going to the movies to see a new blockbuster. There’s usually a show mid-morning, so it gives us the rest of the day to relax and perhaps do some … Continue reading

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Freedom

No matter who wins today, freedom and democracy are the biggest winners. I am so proud that millions of Americans are casting their votes and applying the free citizenship rights today. This truly is a time when we can all … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Celestial Song

Last night, I watched a movie that dealt with separation issues in a beautiful way – through the gift of music. It was called “August Rush.”   Podcast version here   Genesis 1:4 God saw that the light was good, … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: The Duchess

Keira Knightley perfectly plays the Duchess of Devonshire in her new movie, “The Duchess.” What lessons of faithfulness can we learn from such a movie?   Podcast version here   Nehemiah 9:33           In all that has happened to us, … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Shaky Ground

Religulous the movie paints a picture of Christians being weak minded and simple. Bible stories often excite us as children, but when we become adults we realize that there’s more to the story than meets the eye. The wise man … Continue reading

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Political Cartoons: Weekend Blockbusters

Now showing at the Democrat Convention all week…

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