In this week’s installment of We Make the Road With Kids, we look into Jesus’ hobby of taking the Pharisees’ notion of the afterlife, flipping it upside-down, and throwing it back at them in order to expand their vision of God. Good times. You can see this week’s playlists below.
I think Jesus believed in Hades about as much as he believed in Zeus http://t.co/pADHvMFr1D
— John Stonecypher (@GeekedOutSoul) February 5, 2015
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Also, much of Jesus’ language of fire and weeping and gnashing teeth was a reference to the swiftly approaching destruction of Jewish civilization (which did indeed come in 70 A.D.). If you’re interested, here is a good 10-minute dramatization of that massacre: