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Truth really can be stranger than fiction.

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La verdad puede ser más extraña que la ficción.

First Page - ¡Ya está en marcha! Todas las historias son verídicas, o están basadas en hechos reales. Lectura ilimitada por $4.99 / mes. No hay que descargar nada. Lea en su teléfono, tableta u ordenador.

Manna Minutes Christian Podcast

Manna Minutes Podcast: Eye-opening Bible study in less than five minutes! Access all episodes here.

Podcast cristiano Manna Minutes

El podcast Manna Minutes: ¡Estudio bíblico que nos hace abrir los ojos en menos de cinco minutos! Acceda a todos los episodios aquí.

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Manna Minutes Podcast Auf Deutsch: Augenöffnendes Bibelstudium in weniger als fünf Minuten! Alle Episoden finden Sie hier.

Is The Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate Of God? Or Is It Evil?

Did you know the Word of God (the Christian Bible) speaks directly against what governments are doing with Covid-19 vaccine mandates? Get the facts here

¿Viene de Dios el mandato de vacuna contra el Covid-19? O ¿acaso es malo?

¿Sabía que la Palabra de Dios (la Biblia cristiana) condena de manera directa lo que los gobiernos están haciendo a través de los mandatos de vacuna contra el Covid-19? Obtenga los hechos aquí.


The Third Man by Angela Sheffield

Was There A Curse On Helen's Romantic Life?

The Third Man by Angela Sheffield is based on a true story. Read chapter one now!

Should A Christian Practice Yoga Or Pilates? The Shocking Truth

Perhaps you practice yoga for health reasons, or to reduce stress. But, do you really know the diabolical goal of any form or style of yoga, including pilates? Get your answers here

La verdad espeluznante sobre el yoga revelada por la Biblia cristiana

Quizás practiques yoga por motivos de salud o para reducir el estrés. Pero, ¿realmente conoces el objetivo diabólico de cualquier forma o estilo de yoga, incluido el pilates? Obten tus respuestas aquí.

Communicating With The Dead: Learn The Shocking Truth

The spirit you think is mom, dad, or some other loved one from beyond the grave is NOT your loved one. But, what about the "proof" that the living can indeed talk to the dead? Let God's Word open your eyes to a deception that is pure evil. Read Spirits Of The Deceased

Comunicarse con los muertos: La impactante verdad

El espíritu que parece ser tu madre, padre o algún otro ser querido tuyo desde el más allá NO es tu ser querido. Pero, ¿qué hay de "la prueba" de que los vivos pueden comunicarse con los muertos? Permite que la Palabra de Dios te abra los ojos para que veas el engaño que es de la maldad pura. Te invitamos a leer ¿Están los muertos entre los vivos?

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Teofila Gottfried book

¿Qué tiene que ver conmigo? por Teófila Gottfried

Lo que leemos en la Biblia tiene que ver con todos los seres humanos, sean cristianos o judíos, ateos o agnósticos, budistas, musulmanes o adherentes a alguna de las filosofías o nuevas religiones que surgen en el mundo. ¿Por qué? Ver mayor información sobre este interesante libro.

Christianity and the African American Way of Life in Race Films


Race films and race movies are terms used to refer to films made from the early 1900s to the 1950s in which the protagonists are African American. Some of the directors for these films also were African American. Others were Caucasian. Most race films have been lost through the years. Among the ones that continue to endure are Lying Lips (1939), Go Down, Death! and The Blood of Jesus, which you may watch for free right here. Simply scroll down, and click on the movie of your choice. Each viewer will form his own opinion. However, the general opinion regarding these race movies is that the quality is very poor in terms of acting and direction. We agree with that general opinion.

The African American Way of Life in Race Movies

Nevertheless, these films have historical value. They are the evidence of African Americans' interest in the film industry, their adherence to Christianity, their struggles in American society, their music and their dress in those days. Despite their poverty, they dressed well. The women had naturally beautiful hair that they straightened with a hot comb, curled and styled fashionably. Undoubtedly, if the African Americans in those race films could see their descendants today, many would be appalled at their dress and "hairstyles." Today, many Black women flaunt synthetic ropes, cords and strings on their head for "hair." Perhaps the length of the ropes makes statements such as, "Look at how much I paid for this stuff on my head." Or, "I know it's fake, but fake is fashionable nowadays." This is easily interpreted by many as, "If you can't beat the fight to grow real hair, join the defeated, and wear synthetic ropes...and flaunt it."

In Lying Lips, we see a decent, law-abiding man showing respect for a decent woman. We see that the African American church is filled with regular church-goers who dress in respect for God's house. Many of these ways have disappeared to the detriment of a people and a branch of American society as a whole.

Christianity in Race Films

In race movies such as The Blood of Jesus, viewers hear the beautiful singing of the church during the scene in which they're heading to the river for water baptism. We're also reminded...or introduced--depending on your background--to basic biblical truths, something which is missing in the majority of modern movies.

Watch Race Films Here

Keep in mind that instead of "African American," you will hear the outdated terms "Negro" and "colored." The term "Black" might have been used in some of the later race movies. And while "Negro" and "colored" are considered derogatory in our times, they were perfectly acceptable terms in the days of the making of race films.

Lying Lips 1939

A drama by Oscar Micheau tells the story of a night club singer who refuses to "entertain" certain customers. In retaliation, she is framed for the murder of her aunt and imprisoned. She has a buddy who is a police officer who goes to work to prove that she is innocent.

Go Down, Death! 1944

The owner of a juke joint plots the frame of a Christian preacher by arranging for a scandalous photograph of him to be taken.

The Blood of Jesus 1941

This race film by Spencer Williams Jr., an African American director, tackles morality as defined by the Holy Bible. An important decision must be made after the occurrence of an accidental death.

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