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Old 12-24-2016, 06:55 AM
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Default Santa was in Prison and Jesus got the Death Penalty

Santa was in Prison and Jesus got the Death Penalty

As Christmas is celebrated in Incarceration Nation, it’s worth remembering certain things about the two figures who dominate this holiday.
As more than 3,000 Americans sit on death row, we revere the birth of a man who was arrested, “tried,” sentenced, and put to death by the state. The Passion is the story of an execution, and the Stations of the Cross trace the path of a Dead Man Walking.
Less well known is the fact that Saint Nicholas, the early Christian saint who inspired Santa Claus, was once incarcerated, like nearly one in every 100 American adults today. Though he was beloved for his kindness and generosity, Nicholas acquired sainthood not only by giving alms, but by performing a miracle that more or less amounted to a prison break.

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Beautiful message! I always remind inmates that Jesus and his followers spent time in prison and that the letters of the bible written by Paul were written by an inmate while incarcerated.
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