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The Extreme Language of Jesus

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Hyperbole“I’m so hungry I can eat a horse.” “His brain is the size of a pea.” “My feet are killing me.” These are just some examples of Hyperbole, a figure of speech that uses an exaggerated or extreme statement to create a strong emotional response. Jesus Christ used hyperbole in many of His teachings, and these images were not to be taken literally. So before you “pluck your eye out” (Matthew 18:9) or fear that you’re going to burn in hell fire for having called someone a “fool” in anger (Matthew 5:22), remember that Jesus was merely trying to make a point and get you to think further about what He was saying. READ MORE: http://wp.me/pVLmq-11q

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Author: Luis Josephus

Luis Josephus is founder and director of 4JESUS OUTREACH, a non-sectarian (i.e. non-denominational) outreach dedicated to proclaiming the good news of Jesus Christ. For more inspirational messages and biblical resources, visit our website at: www.4JesusOutreach.com

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