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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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.
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