This Easter remember, “the tombs also were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised. After his resurrection they came out of the tombs and entered the holy city and appeared to many.” Wait, WTF?!
It’s now time to address that scythe wielding, six winged, cherub whose coming heralds fear in the heart of humanity [read that reference again] . . .
There is a case to be made that this naked boy was really an angel sent to leave Jesus a change of clothes . . .
The disciples slept through Judas' treachery no matter how much Jesus tried to shake them awake. From what social and spiritual stupors must we awake? What are we sleeping through?
In discussing how fast "faith can move mountains," Matthew cuts Mark's three-day story in half. He speeds up the pace, chronologically and theologically.
These people that I read about and had put on a pedestal were no better than me. They sucked just as much as I do. But God still used them and told us their stories. That gave me hope.