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Thursday, February 26, 2004

Five Reasons not to see the Passion"Billy Graham in his endorsement of The Passion of Christ said, 'Every time I preach or speak about the Cross, the things I saw on the screen will be on my heart and mind.'13 This is unfortunately part of the problem with all visual representations of Jesus. Although we may intend for them only to have a role in teaching, they inevitably become part of our worship and adoration. "
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The true people of God need to go to this site in order to read a reasoned critique of this film by a PCA pastor. We thank God for the good that is done by the telling of the story of Jesus Christ, but we deplore the theology of the Roman Church and the piety of the Roman Church, which exchanges the physical sufferings of Christ and the physical transubstanciation of the mass for the offering of Jesus Christ to His Father--a sacrifice of His soul to the justice of God to take away sins, sins which are not rooted in our being physical, but rooted in our souls and spirits.
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