The Most Misused Text in the Bible

By James.B

You'd be surprised who all loves to quote our Lord Jesus.

A lot of people who believe almost nothing Jesus said about Himself-about salvation or heaven or hell or marriage or a faith or a thousand other subjects-will quote Him when it suits their purpose.

Google Luke 17:20-21 and pull up a chair. Those citing these two verses run the gamut from Leo Tolstoy to your favorite Indian guru to the atheists.

Taken completely out of context and given the speaker's own spin, this malleable verse can be made to say whatever they choose.

Cultists love this little passage. Theological liberals calling themselves authentic Christians quote it often. And, let us admit the obvious, you and I love it also.

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