Contributed on May 5, 2002
Why was Samson the only Nazirite to be born with superhuman strength. The answer may surprise you.
OPEN: (We played the opening to the original Superman series, as well as displaying a picture of George Reeves - which stayed on the overhead thru the first illustration) "Faster than a locomotive. More powerful than a speeding bullet. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Look! Up in ...read more
Contributed on May 12, 2002
Judges 14 tells us that Samson’s relationship with the Philistine woman was "from the LORD." How could that be? And what can this chapter in Samson’s life teach us?
OPEN: Commenting on the "Spiderman" movie, a critic noted that the famous kiss (where Spiderman kissed the heroine while hanging upside down in the rain) was actually not a kiss at all. The actor put his mouth up to hers but actually didn’t kiss her because - between having to wear his mask and ...read more
Contributed on May 19, 2002
What was the source of Samson’s strength? Was it what he told Delilah, or was it something else?
OPEN: My wife and I have always enjoyed doing jig saw puzzles. We’ll put them out on a folding table and work on it for days, enjoying the experience as we successfully put in piece after piece. I recently ran across another person’s experience with a jig saw puzzle. She wrote: "After toiling over ...read more
Contributed on Jul 7, 2013
Is Superman really an allegory of Jesus? Is the superhero's battle cry an echo of what Jesus came to do? Find out in the next exciting episode...
OPEN: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzvlRVLkCR0 The title of this old George Reeves Superman is “Superman On Earth” When playing, start fading about the 1:05 mark) (after the video was played, I assumed the “Superman” pose – with my hands on my hips) “So ...read more
Contributed on Jul 21, 2013
Was Jesus fully God? Was He fully man? And if so... why would Jesus go to all the trouble of being both?
OPEN: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQasTtHJQTU (Start at 0:06 mark and continue through 1:25… stopped before the bloody “S”). Does anybody know who the actor was who was reading the voice over? (Anthony Hopkins, who played Superman’s father Jor-el in “Superman ...read more
Contributed on Jul 28, 2013
Unlike Superman, Jesus came to earth... to die. But there are people who reject Jesus' mission. They refuse to accept the idea that Jesus came to die, to be buried and rise again. Why would they do that?
OPEN: (We showed a picture on the screen of George Reeves as Superman with a flowing cape) Who is this? (Superman) Of course it’s Superman. This was THE superman. He was the strange visitor from another planet with powers and abilities beyond those of Superman. This was the hero that I ...read more