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Persecuting Jesus

rhoover Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 9:36 PM
Why do antichristians feel they have to attack while spouting equality for all. I think it is jealousy because most believe in the here and now so when their life sucks they have nothing to hope for. Even if it proves out that I am fooling myself at least it make my life a little better and makes me do better towards others. While most the antichristians think abotu themselves and forget others.

This column was co-authored by Bob Morrison

The nineteenth century French painting, Christian Martyrs’ Last Prayer--today hangs in the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore. It has not lost its capacity to shock. In the Roman Circus, the small flock of Christians is huddled in the sand, kneeling around their aged pastor. We see weeping little children, whole families gathered. In the stands are tens of thousands of people, none of whose faces are visible, but they are colorfully dressed, awaiting a special entertainment. The scene is eerily lighted by flaming crosses. Looking more closely, however, we see those crosses bear...