Jesus Moved into a Sordid Neighborhood
The Message Bible translates John 1:14 to read that "the Word became flesh and blood and moved into the neighborhood." Here's how Phillip Yancey describes the type of "neighborhood" Jesus moved into:
A succession of great empires tramped through the territory of Israel as if wiping their feet on the vaunted promised land. After the Assyrians ...
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