CAN GOD USE A MOVIE LIKE “THE PASSION?”

The following is a response to a very important question from a reader after The Barean Call published an article, "The Bible According to Hollywood 2" Question: I’ve spent countless hours talking to those who support biblical movies, and no matter what concerns I raise that are abundantly clear from the Scriptures, the final word … Continue reading CAN GOD USE A MOVIE LIKE “THE PASSION?”

“The Dolorous Passion” Part II – Excerpts in Line with the “Passion of the Christ” Movie… but Not in the Bible”

Last week we started looking at excerpts from Anne Catherine Emmerich's book, "The Dolorous Passion" and how much material within her book of visions form the basis for most of Mel Gibson's movie, "The Passion of the Christ".  Many scenes from his movie are, in no small part, taken from visions depicted in Ms. Emmerich's … Continue reading “The Dolorous Passion” Part II – Excerpts in Line with the “Passion of the Christ” Movie… but Not in the Bible”

THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part II

Have you ever caught a close friend, spouse, or even a teacher in a little white lie? I occasionally find myself questioning the validity of their statements in future conversations.  I start to ask myself 'is there more to the story they're not telling me?' or, 'how much of what I just heard is true?'.  … Continue reading THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part II

THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part I of II

I have one of those old dictionaries that requires a strong grandson to take it off the shelf because it’s so heavy. I love it because it goes into such detail and that detail enriches the meaning. Today I used it to look up the word “compromise.” Compromise: (verb) to make liable to danger; endanger … Continue reading THE BIBLICAL MANDATE OF NAMING NAMES Part I of II