Was Jesus a deadbeat?

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    I do not recall anything in the bible talking of Jesus actually doing any work.
    heck he was sleeping while his friends fished when the storm came up.
     
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    retired carpenter
     
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    When he needed money he sent Peter off to get it from the fish.
     
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    No different then any religious/cult leader now. Sponging off of their minions and idiot fanatic followers.
     
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    The Bible says he was a carpenter. See Mark 6:3. Some of his work includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus and the Statue of Zeus at Olympia.
     
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    He turned water into wine, multiplied loaves and fishes, raised a guy from the dead and healed others. What more do you want him to do?

    The real deadbeat was the Buddha. He was a Prince, he left his wife and kid, and sat around all day.
     
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    does it say he was a carpenter or that he was the son of a carpenter?
    And actually a professor at a seminary told me it actually translated to handyman vs carpenter.
     
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    Lots of people today get paid to just spout off. What's the big deal ?
     
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    Awesome.

    I like my deities to be hard-working.
     
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    No big deal. He just mooched off of his upper class buddies.
     
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