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
Angus Buchan’s “Day of Prayer” in the South African Parliament
On the 24th November 2017, prominent South African Charismatic preacher, Angus Buchan, was the speaker at a “Day of Prayer” held in the South African parliament. “Church” leaders from all over South Africa were invited, and attended. And not surprisingly, Buchan and his followers hailed it as a wonderful blessing and a sign of great things to come in South Africa.
But it was not. Continue reading
“When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.” (Proverbs 29:2)
On the 11th November 1965, Prime Minister Ian Smith of Rhodesia declared UDI (Unilateral Declaration of Independence) from Britain. Exactly 52 years later, on the 21st November 2017, Robert Mugabe, the evil tyrant and dictator of Zimbabwe – which was what Rhodesia was renamed when his Marxist terrorists took power in 1980 in a fraudulent election overseen by Britain – was finally forced to resign by members of his own party. Continue reading
Articles sufficient to fill libraries have been written, and will yet be written, by those inside the U.S. and around the world, analysing the victory of Donald Trump over that Jezebel, Hillary Clinton, in the 2016 presidential election, and it is not my intention to write reams about it myself, repeating what so many others have said. But a few comments are in order, from one who is an outsider looking in, who loves the great land of America.
“Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.” Leviticus 18:23