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Speaking Of Christianity...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Resurrection_Joe, May 18, 2004.

  1. Resurrection_Joe

    Resurrection_Joe 1 ton status

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    Anyone know the name of the spear that the soldier stabbed Jesus with? I need to reference it for my book

    I keep thinking Gunge or Gunjinn.... but that's Odins lance I think, one of the three gifts the dwarves made him to prove thier skill, well one sect of dwarves......

    Sliepner....no that's the six legged horse......

    Gundun.....?

    Golgotha...no that's that one place...... with the crosses and such


    DAMN! TELL ME!!

    Conde Petie? /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif
     
  2. ChevyCaGal

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    Longinus?
     
  3. 4xcrazy

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    According to our Bible, it was simply known as a spear, but but the rod/stick they put the sponge on for him to drink from was called a Hyssop.

    John 19:29

    Is this what you are reffering to, or is it possible they are different wording from the different versions?
     
  4. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    "The Spear of Destiny, also known as the Spear of Longinus and the Heilige Lance — Holy Lance — is one of the most important Christian relics of the Passion of Jesus Christ. As first described in John 19:31-37, the Spear was used by a Roman soldier (Gaius Cassius, later called Longinus) to pierce the side of Christ as he hung on the cross. The Spear, bathed in the blood of the Lamb and playing a significant role in the fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy, is believed to have acquired tremendous mystical power. The first sign of that power was the purported healing of Gaius Cassius’s failing eyesight by blood from the wound. The centurion later become an early convert to Christianity."

    Go here: http://members.a1above.net/argentium@surfbest.net/spear.htm
     
  5. 4xcrazy

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    Must be a different version then, interesting.
     
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    Casca, great books! /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif

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    IIRC Hitler had that thing for a while.


    Nick
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Well, I was gonna say Excalibur....man, I was way off... /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  10. Desert Rat

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    I referred the page for the first section's accurate info. The DC comics version was a bit out there /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif
     

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