God Used Nails

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On a church billboard near my parents' house in Oregon I saw this sign: "People use Duct Tape to fix everything. God used nails." I guffawed immediately - but then became sober as its many meanings sank in. God used nails? Ok - maybe if we accept that Jesus Christ had to die in sacrifice for the sins of the world... did it have to be so painful? Was morbid, bleeding, ripping-of-flesh suffering required? Was it the ...