The cautionary tale of Saint Maud (2019)

The 2019 British film titled “Saint Maud” was put together by the same studio that made The Witch (2015). The Witch (2015), something I covered before, accurately portrays all the power and wiles of Satan.

… for we are not ignorant of his devices.

2 Corinthians 2:11

Because in the end of The Witch (2015), the protagonist forsakes good for evil in order to “live deliciously” (ref. Revelation 18:7-9), the film was officially endorsed by The Satanic Temple of Salem, Massachusetts, USA.

Likewise, Saint Maud (2019) is no ordinary horror movie. In this story, again we see some things that a demon might do, such as levitation and possession. But here, rather than tempt the protagonist away from God through curiosity and material advantage, a demon manages to deceive and ultimately burn the protagonist, a person who apparently wanted to do good and serve God.

The horror of this story comes from seeing Maud slowly, gradually being led astray, and then in the end, seeing her mistaking the thoughts in her mind and the Welsh that she hears for the inspiration and voice of God.

Spiritual deception is something to be wary of in these last days, for there are millions of rebellious angels, aka demons, roaming about the earth.

For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

Matthew 24:24

Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils…

1 Timothy 4:1

Indeed, this is one of the reasons why even if angels are around you, they will not speak to you.

I would not trust dreams either, because both sides can put thoughts into your head when you are asleep or while you are awake.

This is why, for the time being, if heaven is speaking to anyone, myself included, it is all happening through signs.

… and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

Luke 21:11

It is the glory of God to conceal a thing: but the honour of kings is to search out a matter.

Proverbs 25:2

However, when the two witnesses do arrive, those two men will speak the very words of God.

And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth. These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth.

Revelation 11:3-4

When the remnant and the elect of Judah are given the Holy Spirit towards the end, they too will prophesy and dream dreams and see visions from God.

And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit.

Joel 2:28-29

Until then, we can only count on the Bible, the inspired word of God (ref. 2 Peter 1:20-21, 2 Timothy 3:16-17).

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

2 Timothy 3:16-17

Of course, it must be an accurate translation of the original, such as the King James Version 1769.

Now, some parts of the Bible and certain prophesies are deliberately cryptic, because they are to be “sealed” until the appointed time. These parts will make sense only at the appointed time.

Take the idea of “the saints”, for example. This is something that was unsealed by me. Neither Catholics nor Protestants have it right. No one understands the idea of a saint, not since the days of Paul who spoke and wrote about this matter under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit.

Isaiah 49:6-7 says, there is to be one in these last days who is the first of the saints of ancient Israel. This is someone that both the LORD and the Holy One of Israel namely Jesus Christ chooses. This is someone who is to help raise up the chosen of the 12 tribes of Israel, and also someone who is to be a “light” to Christians generally.

And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth. Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.

Isaiah 49:6-7

Though I am a light at this time of darkness, I have not figured out anything without the Bible, the word of God.

I am able to read prophecy the way that I do because of signs, and events in my life, and above all names. But even so I must be careful and I am always wary of being tricked by the other side.

Speaking of saints, notice that the title of this horror movie is provocatively “Saint Maud”.

Although this movie was inspired by a demon, it does address the idea of a “saint” because of the presence of “wings” and “fire”. Remember, months ago, I figured out that a saint will be a new creature with an incorruptible body, essentially a soldier of the kingdom of God with “wings as eagles” (ref. Isaiah 40:31) and with the power of “the morning star” (ref. Revelation 2:28), which is both light and fire.

Now, Saint Maud (2019) ends the way it does because the story is trying to twist and mock the concept of a saint.

End scene of Saint Maud (2019)

One of the soundbites of the movie is Maud asking the question, “What if I am getting it all wrong?”

Saint Maud (2019) trailer

I should also say that the name “Maud”, which the protagonist takes for herself – her original name being “Katie”, meaning “pure” – is another name for “Matilda”, and it means “powerful battler” or “mighty warrior”. Again, this points to the idea of a saint: a soldier of Christ.

After the reaping, every saint will contribute in the war against Satan. But whomever gets the position of the second half of Isaiah 41:25, he will be fundamental to the destruction of all that belongs to Satan: his angels, his human minions, and indeed any other creature that takes his side.

That would be quite something!

Because we see in the story of Saint Maud (2019) how dangerous the wicked are, and how easily they can deceive and wrong someone.