Discover Christian Themes in CASABLANCA starring Humphrey Bogart

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we “play it, Sam” as we look for Christian themes in CASABLANCA. Will Rick let his heartbreak stop him from doing the right thing? Will he Stand in the Gap for those who cannot defend themselves?

For your convenience you will find each podcast segment at the time referenced below:

  • 00:00:00 – Introduction and Previous Episode Recap
  • 00:04:57 – Movie Discussion
  • 00:24:03 – Christian Themes in CASABLANCA 
  • 01:01:35 – Listener Challenge and Feedback
  • 01:14:28 – Well-mannered Frivolity
  • 01:20:30 – Lightning Round 
  • 01:24:26 – Upcoming

CASABLANCA: Standing in the Gap | FCC 118

I looked for anyone to repair the wall and stand in the gap for me on behalf of the land, so I wouldn’t have to destroy it. But I couldn’t find anyone.

Ezekiel 22:30 CEB


Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other. No one has ever seen God. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us.

1 John 4:11-12 NLT

In Finding Christ In Cinema we dig deeper into the silver-screen classics of yesteryear as well as the box-office hits of today. We take a closer look at the stories they tell and see if we find the face of Jesus looking back. Together we explore the deeper meanings of these films; their plots and their twists; the characters and their choices; and see how we can relate them to the gospel of salvation and ultimately our Christian walk.

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