In which we are introduced to the Hero of the Epic Saga.
In evangelism we are, to some extent, looking for the elect but the other part of the quest is to be warning everyone else along the way. It would be cruel not to. They're not coming. They wouldn't come even if they knew to.
Sometimes there's just no chance you're gonna have a clue what's going on. Here's some helpful phrases.
Just to say: I agree with the disclaimer at the bottom. I have a lot of respect for these guys but this is pretty funny.
A few years ago, I saw some hilarious Valentines based on dictators. And I thought, I should totally do that with famous theologians! (Because, you know, that’s how my brain works.) So here you go!
Also, if you don’t present the Calvin valentine with a bouquet of tulips, you are missing out on a prime pun opportunity. Just sayin’.
Disclaimer: I have the greatest respect for all of these folks from church history and their contribution to the faith. I also think they might have found these amusing.
Any alternate caption ideas or ideas for theologians who aren’t featured?
1. Since Bethlehem was the City of David, (i.e., King David’s town of origin), then the shepherds who were tending their sheep outside of the city were likely in the same fields that David was in when he was a shepherd boy. So the same fields upon which the angels declared the glory of God to the shepherds may likely have been the same fields where David learned to aim a sling, play his lyre, and maybe even compose songs.
2. Speaking of shepherds, here are some other famous figures in the Bible who spent some time as shepherds: Moses, Joseph, Abraham. Apparently leaders are grown in shepherd’s fields.
3. Mary’s spontaneous response to her cousin Elizabeth is known as The Magnificat (not to be confused with The Aristocats), a prayer of praise to God. Her prayer alludes to several Old Testament biblical passages, most notably the book of…
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Hi lads! Apologies for this unhallowed hour but it's been quite a day. Not sure if that's a good thing or not but hey-ho. This week's challenge (week 40 already!) is: Write a comedy but with an underlying twist of sorrow. Keep it subtle though. That's part of the skill. Ach, you guys know what … Continue reading Writing Challenge – Week 40