Jesus the Movie

October 2010 - Cover Story
by Delia Corrigan

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October 2010 - Cover Story

In Nigeria, a murderous gang leader suddenly witnesses something that will change his life. Notorious for sacrificing fellow villagers to a pagan god, Thomas is returning home one night when he notices people gathered about an outdoor video screen. He hides in a nearby tree — like a modernday
Zaccheus (Luke 19) — and watches all of a film called JESUS. When it is over, he approaches the man showing the film and invites him to his house. Like Jesus does in the Luke passage, the missionary consents. In the privacy of his home, Thomas confesses his sins to the missionary, asks forgiveness of
God, and receives …

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