Friday, 3 June 2016
When the young son of a member of our congregation arrived in church wearing a t-shirt sporting an image of the skull and crossbones with the word mayhem above it I felt obliged to say something.
When I said to the father that the image and words were Satanic, probably from a rock band, he said he didn't know anything about that.
So was the boy just trying to look tough?
Are people doing these things without knowing what it is?
It would seem so.
"'Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing.'" Luke 23:34 (NRSV)
[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission. All rights reserved.]
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