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What would you tell your kids on your dying bed?

Question : N.T. Wright, forward your life 40 years and your’e 100 years old and your grandkids are at your bed and what do you want them to know about Jesus?

Wright: It’s funny, having only recently lost my own father, I haven’t actually thought much about what it would be like when my children lose me, bless them. I think I want to tell them, “Just read the Gospels more”.

Many Christians in our day treat the Gospels, as a friend of mine said, as the optional chips and dips of the beginning of the meal, which people just take it or leave it, it’s nice stuff to crunch there and then you go to sit at the table and you have the red meat of Pauline theology and that’s where we’re all headed. And I want to say…

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