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Movie Synopsis

Captain Nathan Algren, a decorated veteran of the American Civil War and noted Indian fighter, is commissioned to go to Japan to help modernize the Japanese army. The goal is to help them defeat insugent Samurai warriors. Captured in the heat of battle, Algren is taken prisoner to live among his Samurai enemies. His experiences among them change him, and his views on life and honor, forever.

Movie Sermon's General Warning

The Last Samurai contains intense battle violence.

Rating

R

Genre

Drama

Year

2003

Sermon Illustrations


Big Idea
Fools rush in, the wise count the cost.
Topics
Preparation, Ordination, Appearance, Impatience
Scripture:
1 Timothy 5:22   Luke 14:26-32  
Big Idea
Faithfulness is what you do when all the odds are against you.
Topics
Faithfulness, Steadfastness, Destiny, Predestination
Scripture:
Acts 7:1-60   Matthew 26:47-56  
Big Idea
Perfection requires devotion.
Topics
Discipleship, Discipline, Self-control, Steadfastness
Scripture:
Matthew 16:24-26   Matthew 19:16-22  

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