Billy Graham: Servant of Rome, Not Servant of Christ

Billy Graham, PDF format

Billy Graham died on the 21st February 2018, at the age of 99.  He was, beyond question, one of the most influential men in modern history.  It has been estimated that he preached to something in the region of 200 million people, in at least 180 countries and territories of the world.  And hundreds of millions more heard him via radio, TV, film, etc., so that some estimates of the numbers he reached go as high as 2.2 billion people.[1]  Millions think of him as a wonderful Christian and the world’s greatest preacher. Continue reading

Samson: the Movie vs. Samson: the Bible Truth

Samson the Movie, PDF format

In 2018 Samson, the latest screen version of the biblical hero and judge of Israel, was released.  It purports to bring the story of Samson to life for the big screen.  But it fails miserably, because it does not stick to the biblical account.  In typical filmmaking tradition, those who made this movie felt that they could improve on the Bible.  Essentially this was saying, “The account in God’s Word is good, but we can do better.  We can flesh it out, add lies to the truth, and basically re-tell the story in a more exciting and believable way.”  Of course the filmmakers did not actually utter these very words or anything like them, but in essence this is what they did. Continue reading