Greatest Heroes and Legends Of The Bible: Samson and Delilah
For more than 40 years, Charlton Heston has been captivating audiences with his thrilling portrayals of Biblical heroes such as Moses in “The Ten Commandments.” Now, sit back and relax as he shares with you and your family his passion for Biblical literature and his unique insights into these timeless stories of faith.
Samson is one of the greatest heroes of the Old Testament. His legendary feats of strength have inspired children and adults alike. But the tale of Samson and Delilah is not just an adventure story. It is a reminder that all men and women—no matter how great they may be—must abide by the will of God. Now, with this animated film, you can reintroduce your family to this timeless Biblical tale. “Samson and Delilah” is one of the twelve programs in the Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible series. This program features all-new animation, an introduction by Charlton Heston, and “Simon & Gimmel -Your Faithful Guides,” two animated characters who lead viewers through the story and make it accessible for all ages.
“Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible: Samson And Delilah” is a remarkable movie based on the Scriptures. Charlton Heston introduces the film, mentioning that some people are brought down by their flaws. Yet Samson was used mightily by God, including slaying a thousand Philistines with the jawbone of a donkey, and destroying more with his death than in his lifetime.
The story is well told. It includes Samson’s feats of strength, and makes the point that poor decisions get us into hot water but that God is ever merciful. Samson reveals the secret of his strength to Delilah; his hair, the source of his strength, is cut, but he turns back to God.
We are pleased to award this wonderful film our Faith Friendly Seal for all ages. This is well worth viewing.