Unless you repent

There are two disasters in the Bible of which we know almost nothing.

The disasters are described in Luke 13:1-5. One involved the deaths of Galileans whose blood Pilate commanded to have mixed with that of their sacrifices. There has been speculation about what exactly happened, but there is nothing certain. One such speculation said that the Galileans had been working for one of Pilates’ water projects, but that is not proven.

The other disaster was described as the deaths of 18 people who were killed when the tower of Siloam fell. We know even less about this event.

The two disasters are not really that important. What is important is the question Jesus answered about them. Continue reading “Unless you repent”