If Jesus himself returned today and walked among us as he did 2000 years ago, He would not recognize "his" church.
doctorchispas wrote:W4TVQ wrote: I have little doubt that he would be taken down by the religious establishment of our day and crucified once again, in order to save the church that has been created in his name.
Created in his name? Or created in the name of political or social agendas?
I think it is interesting there are churches in the same block that will not even acknowledge or talk with each other.
My God is better than your God.
Women are subservient to men? Yea, right. Tell that to my wife.
I have always wondered if Jesus returned to earth on a Saturday night, what church would he go to on Sunday morning?
Anyone hazard a guess?
Speculum wrote:Here are a few lines I came across today on the internet that may apply to this thread. Certainly, they reflect a phenomenon I have come across here and there, hopefully not too often in the mirror. The source is Louise Erdrich, who according to Wikipedia is a Native American author and poet. I confess I am not familiar with her or her work; but this is a very nice line.
They were so strong in their beliefs that there came a time when it hardly mattered what exactly those beliefs were; they all fused into a single
I have little doubt that he would be taken down by the religious establishment of our day ... I think he would be out hanging with all of us sinners ...
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