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The gospel in Endgame

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Avengers Endgame has been in theaters for a week and it’s already the sixth highest grossing film of all time. It was 11 years ago today that Ironman was released. Over the last 11 years (and 22 movies), they’ve all built up to Avengers Endgame.

Joaquin Phoenix changes Bible story while playing Jesus

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Actor Joaquin Phoenix plays Jesus in a new movie revolving around the life of Mary Magdalene. In the movie, Phoenix took liberty with one of the miracles of Jesus.

In John 9, Jesus heals a man who had been born blind. In John 9:6, the process by which Jesus heals the man is described as follows: “he spit on the ground and made mud with the saliva. Then he anointed the man’s eyes with the mud.”