Son of God Movie review

Review and Critique By Justin Peters – March 2014   Ten years after Mel Gibson’s movie, “The Passion of the Christ,” we have another blockbuster film portraying the second Person of the triune God.  This movie, “Son of God,” shares more in common with its predecessor than simply the main character.  Like “The Passion,”“Son of God” has Roman Catholics (husband and wife team of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey) as its producers and is being enthusiastically embraced and promoted by evangelicals. Once it comes out on DVD, “Son of God” will be sold in many secular stores, and undoubtedly every Christian bookstore.  LifeWay Christian Stores, affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention, is already selling a Bible study authored by Rick Warren based on the film. 1 Knowing that this movie is going to be the topic of considerable conversation for some time, I went to see it with pen […]

The Truth About Easter

  The Pagan Origin Of Easter Easter is a day that is honored by nearly all of contemporary Christianity and is used to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The holiday often involves a church service at sunrise, a feast which includes an “Easter Ham”, decorated eggs and stories about rabbits. Those who love truth learn to ask questions, and many questions must be asked regarding the holiday of Easter. Is it truly the day when Jesus arose from the dead? Where did all of the strange customs come from, which have nothing to do with the resurrection of our Saviour? The purpose of this tract is to help answer those questions, and to help those who seek truth to draw their own conclusions. The first thing we must understand is that professing Christians were not the only ones who celebrated a festival called “Easter.” “Ishtar”, which is pronounced “Easter” […]