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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Is This From The Bible Or From A Movie?

One is a story filled with vengeful gods, miracles, and excitement. And the other is the Bible.

  1. Several people with an almost supernatural connection experience some strange coincidences, and then it rains frogs, catching everyone by surprise.

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    Magnolia (1999) tells the story of nine characters who are interconnected by a television show. There's a very famous scene in the film where frogs fall from the sky.

  2. Under threat, a father is forced to kill his own son, but higher powers intervene at the last second.

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    In Genesis 22:2-13, God commands Abraham to kill his son Isaac. And, out of love for God, Abraham agrees. However, before he can cut Isaac's throat, God asks Abraham to replace his son with a ram.

  3. After moving to a chaotic new city, a family receives a message that will change their destiny. Soon after, a cataclysm tears the region apart, and to survive, the family will need to flee and never look back.

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    In Genesis 19:26, God kills everyone in Sodom and Gomorrah by raining fire and brimstone down upon the city. The lone survivors are Lot and his wife, but she disobeys God by looking back to the city, and is transformed into a pillar of salt.

  4. A baby is sent to Earth and adopted by a humble family. Over time he discovers that he has special powers, and at the age of 33, he undertakes a mission to save the world from itself.

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    In 2013's The Man of Steel, Jor-El and his wife seek to preserve their race by sending their newborn son to Earth. The child's spaceship lands on the farm of Jonathan and Martha Kent, who give him the name Clark and raise him as their own son.

  5. A woman, seeking shelter in an unfamiliar town, works hard in exchange for lodging. However, the presence of an outsider creates tension among the residents of the town, who begin to despise and abuse her.

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    In Dogville (2003), the sparse staging is elegantly established to create a small-town atmosphere in which a mysterious woman named Grace hides from criminals who pursue her.

  6. After hearing children mock him and draw attention to his baldness, a disturbed man with special abilities calls upon two bears, who emerge from the woods to kill 42 boys.

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    2 Kings 2:23-24 23 And he went up from thence unto Bethel: and as he was going up by the way, there came forth little children out of the city, and mocked him, and said unto him, Go up, thou bald head; go up, thou bald head. 24 And he turned back, and looked on them, and cursed them in the name of the Lord. And there came forth two she bears out of the wood, and tare forty and two children of them.

  7. After her husband accuses her of being unfaithful, a woman is condemned to death. However, it comes out that she was frequently abused, both verbally and physically, by her husband, who wanted to drive her away so he could marry a younger woman.

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    2008's The Stoning of Soraya M. is a film based on the true story of Iranian journalist Freidoune Sahebjam. The story takes place in a remote Iranian village, where Sahebjam is approached by Zahra, who tells him the circumstances surrounding the bloody death of her niece, Soraya, who was falsely accused of adultery.

  8. In the midst of war, the king falls in love with the wife of one of his soldiers. In order to marry her, the king calls upon the soldier to visit him in his royal palace. Later, the soldier returns to battle with a note that will change his destiny.

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    In 2 Samuel 11, King David becomes enchanted with Bathsheba, the wife of a soldier named Uriah. King David sends word for him to return, and he us received with a grand banquet. The next morning King David sends a letter with Uriah addressed to his commanding officer. In it he writes: "Put Uriah on the front line and leave him where the fighting is most violent, so that he is wounded and dies."

This post was translated from Portuguese.

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