I saw a Facebook post from a New York friend of mine which cooly said that proof has recently come in that Jesus was married . I admit that I don’t stay current on Jesus news . I’m willing to go with the marriage conclusion . I only know what I read on Facebook .
It could just be that the guy wearing the beret who came in to the Assistance League counselling center years ago when I was the security guard was a Jesus descendant . That has not occurred to me until today . He had flown down from San Rafael ( CA ) , he’d said , and he was GOD . The secretary at the agency had listened to him for a minute or two . When he said he had just flown down from San Rafael she asked him on which airline . ” No , I flew ,” he said , and flapped his arms . Oh. You never know .
I’m pretty sure that it wasn’t Jesus who coined the phrase : ‘My way or the highway’ . I have heard something about him casting the moneylenders out of the temple . I don’t think , though , that he hated moneylenders . I suppose that he didn’t have much need for money , as it happened . (His wife may have had a different opinion , though . )When he had a crowd for dinner he multiplied loaves and fishes . On other occasions he changed water into wine . And he seemed to wander around the countryside a lot , sleeping under the stars , I guess . But , from what I know about Jesus , he wanted people to love one another . I think that was his number one rule . ” Above all else …..” he said , I think .
I’m not sure Jesus had this world pegged right , as it happens . I think he may have been a little too John-the-Baptisty , a little too idealistic , too much of a dreamer .
Did he have a sense of humor ? That would be important information , in my book . I’ve only met a few people with no sense of humor . People gotta have a sense of humor . Jesus should have seen a little more humor in life , I think , maybe . Maybe he did and maybe he didn’t .
And this sacrifice thing . ” Forgive them , for they know not what they do ” , or something like that . Right ? What was GOD dad thinking then ? Right at that moment . Like : The good die young ? Like : Holy ghost ! Like : O.K. , no more Mr. Nice Guy, Roman dudes; your empire’s toast ! Or , was the old man watching from up there in heaven and just shaking his head and mumbling : ‘ Jesus Christ ! ‘
Which reminds me of what I’ve heard of old GOD up in heaven supposedly punishing groups of people for sinning against HIM , ie. gays , Muslims , abortionists , etc. But , of course, I’ve also heard at the same time : We are all sinners . There’s a disconnect . Houston , we have a problem . Cake and eat it , too , time ? Let the one who is among you who is without sin be the first one to cast the stone .——–J. C.
I wonder if God’s split personality is a problem . Three people in one ? Maybe HE could get into a therapy group . Holy Spirit should go , too . Jesus , although way too busy , should make time to participate , too . There’s still hope . My opinion .
So if Jesus married then maybe he had kids . They may have had kids. Then they may have had kids . Etc. , etc. , etc. Finally , in a Hollywood counseling clinic , in walks GOD , namesake of the original one , having flown down from San Rafael , California .
Jesus Saves ? Maybe he died with that belief in his heart . GOD the father should have clued him in . The Holy Spirit could have whispered a hint to him , clued him in to reality . Just my opinion . Hey , open a newspaper . Listen to Congress . I’m not GOD , of course . What’s the opposite of omniscient ? That’s me . But , man , look around ! Saved ?
He maybe should have stuck to carpentry . Joseph would have taught him , I’m sure . Honest work . He could have minded his own business , supported his family , argued once in awhile with dissatisfied customers . Maybe he could have designed cool furniture or gone into the home renovation industry . It was his choice . God wouldn’t have minded , I suspect . Everyone has , I’ve been told , free will .
But , no , Jesus had to try to save the world .
I wonder what his wife was like , if he was married . Maybe he felt an urge to go out with the boys from time to time , wander around , speak his mind . Maybe the kids, if he had a passel of them , got on his nerves . Maybe his wife tried from time to time to talk sense into him , too , on the other hand .
” Stick with the carpentry , J , a little while longer ; a few more years . Quit hanging around so often with that gang of drifters . It’s only going to lead to trouble . ”
Maybe he didn’t listen to his wife and maybe he should have . She probably watched him wander off with those apostles , shook her head back and forth sadly , and mumbled…………..well , you know .