Jesus Code?

ABC News is becoming stranger and stranger by the day. They’re actually ‘reporting’ that a secret ‘Jesus code’ is inscribed on US weapons.

Coded references to New Testament Bible passages about Jesus Christ are inscribed on high-powered rifle sights provided to the United States military by a Michigan company, an ABC News investigation has found.

Coded references? Really? Anyone who has even a passing familiarity with the New Testament could spot the inscribed references in half a second. But ABC loves to imagine conspiracy and controversy and craziness, so it’s pointing out this ‘code’.

Oh ABC- how you’ve fallen since Peter Jennings left.

3 thoughts on “Jesus Code?

  1. Scripture Zealot 18 Jan 2010 at 11:17 pm

    “This is probably the best example of violation of the separation of church and state in this country,” said Weinstein. “It’s literally pushing fundamentalist Christianity at the point of a gun against the people that we’re fighting. We’re emboldening an enemy.”

    Literally! I love spotting dumb uses of literally.

    You probably like the ‘best’ part.
    Jeff

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  2. Chuck Grantham 19 Jan 2010 at 1:45 pm

    “Jn 8:12” is hardly secret among any New Testament readers, indeed.

    Of course, since we are told we are in a post-biblical culture, I suppose a lot of people are befuddled.

    I’m pretty conservative, don’t mind guns, but I admit some uses of scripture and religion by pro-gun/self-defense Christians strike me as odd. Definitely odd.

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  3. […] by Chuck Grantham on January 19, 2010 Jim West noted this ABC news story, and Joel aka Polycarp took exception to Jim’s take […]

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