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December 19 – Solving the Mystery Through Christ

Colossians 1:24-2:19; Ezekiel 27-28; Isaiah 54 Every year around Christmas, one of those “ya gotta see this movie!” movies comes out. It’s the one that people have been waiting all year, or longer, to see. We had another one of … Continue reading

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October 17 – Hang On Until the End!

Revelation 17; Isaiah 1-2; Psalm 108 It’s a trope that Hollywood uses often: the underdog faces impossible odds in a contest with the favored, beloved champion. As the movie progresses, anything that can go wrong for the underdog goes wrong, … Continue reading

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September 20 – Doing the Twist

John 20:1-18; 2 Chronicles 31; Psalm 87 I was talking to my pastor about my fiction writing, and he asked me if my stories had a twist. “I always love it when a story has a good twist at the … Continue reading

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January 12 – Bloopers in Prayer

Luke 11:1-28; Genesis 19; Psalm 12 Outtakes. Sometimes those are the best parts of any TV show or movie. Outtakes or bloopers happen when an actor forgets their line, starts laughing, or somehow messes up. We enjoy them so much … Continue reading

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December 20 – The Look

Psalm 80:1-7; Isaiah 66:7-11; Luke 13:31-35 It is a staple scene in many movies. The main character needs to make a statement: a speech for political reasons; a summation for a jury; a presentation in class. They are nervous and … Continue reading

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October 19 – When Disaster Strikes

Psalm 57; 1 Samuel 25:36-42; Luke 22:39-46 Disaster movies have been a favorite of moviegoers for a long time. Whether they show aliens invading and seeking to destroy the earth, giant earthquakes that appear to split the world in half, … Continue reading

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September 13 – The End is Near

Psalm 73; Jonah 3:1-10; 2 Peter 3:8-13 The end of the world. With all of the attention given to the end of the world in TV and Movieland, you would think that there is a set of rules somewhere that … Continue reading

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July 21 – Shadow People

Psalm 138; Esther 2:19—3:6; Acts 1:15-20 We see the scene repeated in many different movies. Two of the heroes are making plans in a dark hallway to do whatever they need to do to overthrow the evil emperor. The details … Continue reading

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March 23 – Incompetence

Matthew 20:17-34; Numbers 15-16; Ecclesiastes 9:13-10:20 We’ve all seen those types of movies. The good guys are under attack and the leader organizes them. A defensive plan is created. A perimeter is set up. One person messes it all up … Continue reading

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