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posted January 28, 2011 at 9:03 am

1 and 10 made me lol.

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posted January 28, 2011 at 9:20 am

I agree with Josh. Number I get (the Book of Mormon does tell us He spent time in the American Southwest, after all). But, number 2? Why does Jesus hold up two fingers?

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    posted January 28, 2011 at 10:06 am


    I think Jesus used two fingers because he was employing that ancient Hebrew writing technique of repeating words for emphasis, i.e., “Verily, verily I say unto you…”

    He just “said it” in sign language for the benefit of the Pharisees who were always begging for signs. It’s not some supernatural, Messianic talent though. Lots of drivers here in Miami use that same two-fingered phrase if you don’t drive the way they think you should. ;-)

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      posted January 28, 2011 at 1:12 pm

      I should clarify, I guess. The two-fingered sign I’m referencing uses the middle finger of each hand. ;-)

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    posted January 28, 2011 at 10:12 am

    Umm, because he’s “air-quoting?”

    Seriously, according to the Google search I was compelled to do, he is depicted holding up 2 fingers to show that Jesus was both human and divine, in response to heresies that said Jesus was either a divine being masquerading as a human and that Jesus was a human that wasn’t really divine.

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posted January 28, 2011 at 9:24 am

Personally, I’d go for “I’m feeling lucky” LOL!

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posted January 28, 2011 at 9:30 am

The sign of the cross.

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