1. Know More Than I Should

    It’s certainly good that Jesus didn’t die at the hands of the death penalty happy 20th century American empire. Christians in the future might have a tough time explaining that funny looking chair dangling from chains around their necks.

    Had the dark-skinned Jesus died at the hands of a 19th century Klan lynch mob or been killed by the government of the day, Christians of the future might be running about with nooses around their necks.

    Meanwhile, back at the cross, there is always that fine old acrostic for GRACE – God’s Redemption At Christ’s Expense. In any case, it sure wasn’t much of a way to spend Easter.

    Oh, and by the way, the Romans sure knew how to be tough on crime. They also knew how to conquer other peoples and put down dissent. Yet, in the end — even with Christianity — the Romans couldn’t save their empire!

    1. Gary

      Glad John the Baptist took, and accepted second fiddle to Jesus. Otherwise, we’d have people with little heads dangling around their neck. Wait a minute, maybe Tea Partiers would qualify.


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