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What the Hell Do We Do with Jesus?

In this Episode of the #AskSteveAustin Podcast, I get honest about my struggles during the Easter season. I talk about Jesus, the Cross, and the Resurrection. I ask the question, “What the hell do we do with Jesus?”

What the Hell do we do with Jesus?

  • I talk about faith, doubt, atheism, Christianity, and feeling stuck somewhere in-between.
  • I talk about attending an Episcopal church for the first time in my life, and communion, and pressing forward, toward Jesus, even when I’m not sure I even believe it all any more.
  • I talk about stepping away from the faith of my parents and grandparents and doing the hard work of sifting to find a faith that is authentic for me.

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By Steve Austin

Steve Austin is an author, speaker, and life coach who is passionate about helping overwhelmed people learn to catch their breath. He is the author of two Amazon bestsellers, "Catching Your Breath," and "From Pastor to a Psych Ward." Steve lives with his wife and two children in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • Many years ago, I thought crucifixion was not God’s will for Jesus. In the beginning, even with Adam and Eve, God instituted the lamb as a sacrifice. It was to be laid on the alter and killed. I think God’s original plan was for Jesus to lay on an alter and be slain by the High Priest.
    But since Jesus was rejected and hated, men killed him on a cross. Although, he could not have died unless Jesus actually decided to give up his spirit, as he said. He said, “No one takes my life from me. I lay it down and take it up again.”

    God saw ahead what would happen, so there are prophecies in the Old Testament about Jesus being crucified. Personally, I don’t think God decided it would be that way and that is why it was prophesied that way.