On The Way To Jerusalem

A funny thing happened on the way to Jerusalem… Watch this video for Easter themed stand-up poetry about the comedy behind Easter.

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Description

In 2018, Easter fell on the same day as April Fools Day, and Glen Scrivener explored how the Easter story is actually comedic...

Firstly, Easter reveals a God who has a death wish. But although the crucifixion looked like an assassination, it was also a coronation. Jesus' death wish is how he proved his deity.

Then there's his mode of transport: a king riding in on a donkey - what a joke, surely? Where's the stallion, the army of troops? But this king rides on to victory on a donkey.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • How could Jesus' death be seen as a coronation rather than an assassination?
  • How does Easter prove that Jesus is Lord?

 

Credits

Produced by Speak Life

Speak Life prayerfully preach the gospel, train Christians in evangelism and resource the church for its mission to the world. Speak Life produce video resources, and a regular podcast that help Christians to engage on key topics.

Written and performed by Glen Scrivener
Videographer Alan Witchalls

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