Tuesday 18 September 2007 - Filed under Religion
This is hilarious:
Her point is valid and I’m surprised that the pious aren’t more offended by very rich people thanking Jesus for keeping them in money, blow and whores.
Muslims should have no reason to think that Mohammed will never be depicted in cartoons and Christians should have no reason to think that Jesus won’t ever be joked about. Welcome to Earth, a planet of 7 billion people, none of whom agree with you on everything or even most things. You can hope, but not expect, that everyone is going to be respectful of your wishes.
I want to actually show you that, in fact, Kathy Griffin is wrong. Jesus had everything to do with her winning that award. And here’s the reasoning.
Jesus died on a cross 2,000 years ago. His dying words were, “Forgive them Father for they know not what they do.” He died and they buried him in a rock cut tomb. Three days later, as the Bible says, he rose from the dead. That day is what Christians celebrate as Easter.
After the resurrection, Christianity began to take off like wildfire, spreading from the Middle East northward to Europe and westward into Ethiopia. In 300 A.D. Emperor Constantine accepted Christianity and it beccame the religion of Europe. Rome soon became the seat of the faith. After several years of human failings, the church went through conflicts and quite a few unbiblical years — the crusades and the inquisition to name just two. Out of that came the Reformation — the reforming of the Church, sort of a back-to-basics Bible and the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Out of the Reformation emerged a vision of law by Samuel Rutherford, called Lex is Rex, Law is King. From that, others devised a secular version that is used to help lay the foundation of government for a new land called America. Ninety-four percent of America’s founding era documents mention the Bible; 34 percent quote the Bible directly. The idea of bringing unity to the universal is a particularly Biblical concept.
The freedoms we enjoy in this country to speak freely and to live freely are directly related to that man who died on a cross 2,000 years ago.
So, you see, Kathy Griffin, Jesus has everything to do with you winning that award.
I rest my case.
2007-09-18 » lolife