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"But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect, keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander." ~ 1 Peter 3:15-16
Revelations

Okay, I admit I have been watching too much movies lately. But Revelations is 6 series and 5 and a half hours long mini-TV serials, that is spooky and classy, depicting the world as a battleground between satanists and those who adhere to miracles revealing God's divine plan for humanity.

Harvard scientist Bill Massey, whose successful quest to bring his daughter's (Lucy) seemingly demon-possessed serial killer to justice turns him into a well-known debunker of others who claim to speak for the Beastmaster. Problem is, the man who killed Massey's girl appears to be the real thing, endowed with prophetic powers and a second sight that comes in handy when it's time to go after the grieving hero's other child. Enter Sister Josepha, a miracles investigator whose work is financially supported by a famous billionaire but disowned by the Vatican. Josepha has been led to Massey through a brain-dead girl who, though medically impossible, quotes scripture and has drawn a map to his office. Despite his skepticism, Massey teams with the nun in search of a kidnapped baby who may very well be the Christ-child in His just-in-time-for-Armageddon second coming.

First of all, it is simply obvious that the movie is heavily influenced by catholic superstitions, gnosticism and ecumenism. But can you fault the producer, for that is where the entertainment values lie and movies must have them, otherwise they will be called a documentary? Putting that aside, the movie will bring us through alot of exotic places where we can enjoy the beautiful scenery from US to Europe to Israel.

For certain, the Apocalypse element is saturated throughout the movie, ranging from the Child of Satan, to the speculated Jesus coming as child the second time. Gnosticism is also plainly there for all to see, where it was told in the introduction that this is a struggle between good and evil. And of course, Scriptures are mostly taken out of context and the theology of the End Times is not orthodox at best, heretic at worst.

Though it does not provide solid eschatology, it nevertheless raises the awareness that occults and satanic worshippers are as real as your nose is. Particularly informing, is how they brainwashed the potential satanic worshippers. Personally, I think it's a good fiction movie which I enjoy and reflected alot, especially on the part where Professor Massey came to faith at the end of the show. And how influential the evil one can possibly have over mankind, pertaining to the way we think and act. Perhaps, we will not encounter any occults in our lives, but we do face the gods of this world in the form of materialism, hedonism, pragmatism and the like. Are we prepared for the onslaught?

To conclude, is it so hard a wonder that man believes in evil easier than to believe in God? If you have like Da Vinci Code, I bet you will like this too.

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