And they bought into it.
When I was a Christian, this verse was explained away by saying that Jesus was talking about his own resurrection.But he said "kingdom of God". That was the intent of the two failed revolts against Rome 2000 years ago. To bring about the "kingdom of God". Later, they had to reinvent the meaning of all their prophecies. Everyone who makes a failed prophecy has to either reinvent it or admit they were wrong.And when people buy a failed prophecy, they have a hard time admitting they made a terrible, time consuming mistake.
I would have just said Peter was still wandering around somewhere...
"I would have just said Peter was still wandering around somewhere..."Yeah . . . good one!
I realized most people wouldn't get my allusion to the Wandering Jew.
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