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Jesus’ Granddads, Part 2

Yesterday, we looked at the startling fact that the genealogies of Jesus that are recorded in Matthew 1 and Luke 3 are completely different – and explored a couple of theories put forward by biblical scholars to explain the discrepancy. Both theories feel a … Continue reading

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More Grave Questions

In many a dark hour, I’ve been thinkin’ about this That Jesus Christ was betrayed by a kiss But I can’t think for you, You’ll have to decide Whether Judas Iscariot had God on his side That’s from the Bob Dylan classic … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Real, Part 2

I have a confession to make. Some Sundays, I don’t feel like taking notes during the sermon, but I do it anyway –in case my fellow parishioners are looking. Am I one of those whitewashed tombs Jesus spoke of in … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Real, Part 1

Christians are a bunch of two-faced phoneys and hypocrites. Aren’t we? We get together on Sunday mornings in our nice clothes, smile big and act as friendly as we can. We sing loudly and raise our hands during the songs. … Continue reading

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