The Top 5 Christian Movies
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The Top 5 Christian Movies

We all love inspiring movies that are based on the Scriptures, whether they are a retelling of Biblical history or a movie with a message of faith, love, forgiveness and many other values associated with Christianity. Here are the top 5 movies of 2018.

I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine Trailer #1 (2018) | Movieclips Indie

Check out the official trailer for I Can Only Imagine starring J. Michael Finley! Let us know what you think in the comments below. â–º Watch I Can Only Imagine on FandangoNOW: https://www.fandangonow.com/details/movie/i-can-only-imagine-2018/MMV5ACA07208BC2ABB468A3CDDA6182645F9?cmp=MCYT_YouTube_Desc US Release Date: March 16, 2018 Starring: J.

This music biopic tells the story of Bart Millard, the lead vocalist of MercyMe, an American contemporary Christian music band founded in Greenville, Texas. The title of the movie is the actual name of the song that Millard wrote for his father after he died, which went on to become the best-selling Christian single of all time. The movie shares Millard’s life with us, his volatile and difficult relationship with his abusive father, his need to be accepted by him, discovering his talent for singing and eventually a tear-jerker of a reconciliation before joining MercyMe and writing the song that would lead to the band’s success on Christian and mainstream radio.

Paul, Apostle of Christ

This Biblical drama tells the story of the Paul, the Apostle that we have to thank for most of the New Testament letters. The plot focuses on his life, how he went from being a ruthless and zealous persecutor of Christians to becoming a powerful and zealous man of GOD, charged with bringing the Good News to the Gentiles. The movie brings us the highs and lows of his on earth before being executed by Emperor Nero in Rome.

Mary Magdelene

Mary Magdalene Official Trailer #1 (2018) Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix Drama Movie HD

Mary Magdalene Trailer 1 (2018) Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix Drama Movie HD [Official Trailer]

A woman, once known to be a prostitute but was redeemed by Jesus Christ, our LORD and Saviour, the movie retells her story, giving her more of a voice than the few but powerful lines written in the Gospels. Her story is set in 33 AD when much of the world was under the rule of the Roman Empire. We see her devotion to Christ as she follows Him, and the supposed conflict it caused with the other male disciples. Her story draws to a close as she follows her Messiah all the way to His crucifixion.

GOD’S Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

GOD’S NOT DEAD 3: A LIGHT IN DARKNESS Official Trailer (2018) Jennifer Taylor Drama Movie HD

GOD’S NOT DEAD 3: A LIGHT IN DARKNESS Official Trailer (2018) Jennifer Taylor Drama Movie HD Subscribe to Rapid Trailer For All The Latest Trailers! â–¶ https://goo.gl/dAgvgK Follow us on Twitter â–¶ https://goo.gl/8m1wbv God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness” follows Reverend Dave as he is released from prison to a flurry of controversy.

This is the third installment of the GOD’S Not Dead series, following the 2014 film and its 2016 sequel. Although this movie has not proved to be as popular as the previous two films, it nevertheless should be watched for its message. We see the struggles of Reverend Dave, his desperate need to keep his church open and his anger directed towards Adam Richertson, a struggling Christian that makes the fatal mistake of throwing a brick into the church window, resulting in the death of the reverend’s close friend. Their lives become intertwined, overshadowed by anger, fear, and death. Repentance, forgiveness, and love bring the story to its end.

Samson

Samson – Official Trailer (2018)

SAMSON – a “must-see” biblical epic. 👊💥 Pre-order #SamsonMovie on Blu-Rayâ„¢, DVD & digital today! ➡️ https://Samson.Movie SAMSON Chosen. Betrayed. Redeemed. Synopsis: SAMSON, empowered by God with supernatural strength, endangers his destiny with impulsive decisions that lead to betrayal by a wicked prince and a beautiful temptress.

In Sunday school, we were all told about Samson and Delilah, about his hair that gave him his strength and his ultimate demise at the hands of a woman. Samson, a Hebrew from the tribe of Dan, is blessed with strength from GOD, a strength that is valid as long as his hair remains long. This movie takes multiples liberties and fleshes out the story of Samson from the Book of Judges in such a way that we are left with a 109-minute movie out of a 10-minute read (sans Scriptural studying). The pivotal part of the film is when Samson asks GOD for forgiveness and brings an end to all the Philistines (and himself) who were in the building. The movie ends with the beginning of King David’s story, of how a humble shepherd boy came to defeat the Philistines and became the greatest king recorded in the Scriptures.

As with all movies that seek to tell the lives of Biblical people, we should watch them with caution. There have been too many movies created that take away from the glory of GOD and highlights the achievements of man, as well as giving inaccurate information. Movies are a wonderful way to bring the family together for entertainment purposes, and when there is a good Christian movie, loved ones, and popcorn involved, it is a joy indeed.

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  2. I cannot find where to get or to go to see Mary Magdalene. I read a Wikipedia article that said it was pulled from being released in the US. Does anyone have any info on this film in the US?

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