Sony Christmas film to feature Jesus as a lamb

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Baa! Says baby Jesus | Photo by lovecatz via Flickr (

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Baa! Says baby Jesus | Photo by lovecatz via Flickr (

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There's a new Christmas movie being made, but with a twist: the cast are all cartoon animals. What would Jesus look like as a lamb? And where's the outrage over this depiction?

  • Larry

    Pharisees as toucans, because you can’t do a passion play with at least one stereotyped big nosed Jewish leader calling for crucifixion. 🙂

  • “Lamb of God you take away the sins of the world….
    Because bleeding to death – this is what I want of you, your blood must be spilled onto the ground and your death – that is what it is all about – your death, little lamb, and your suffering will appeal to me greatly and satisfy my incredible explosive need for blood spillage. This is the whole plan all along to save my humans down on earth. Little Lamb you must be slaughtered as a sacrifice to me” – Yahweh

    “Yes, I know it sounds primitive but if the humans don’t believe me I’ll be slaughtering them for the rest of infinity – they will get infinity slaughters forever and ever.” – Yahweh

    What grown up, modern person can stomach this immoral trash?

  • Shawnie5

    This is one of the silliest articles yet on RNS. I assumed at first it must be satire, but all I see is ignorance.

    It reminds me of my 5th grade teacher –a former nun, no less–who actually told us that we call Jesus the “Lamb of God” because He was so sweet and cuddly. Blech!

  • Emilee

    This was a great post! I think you got all of the extra characters just right. I especially love the owls bringing rodents & trash. And you really can’t go wrong by bringing manatees, sea otters, & red pandas into the mix.
    If this movie is successful enough, hopefully there will be sequels and then Larry’s suggestion above can be put to good use.
    Thanks, Laura, for being a serious & theologically sound Christian who also has a sense of humor!

  • Larry

    Lamb Jesus would certainly be tastier than communion wafers becoming human flesh.

    Jesus gyros!

  • Fran

    Jesus’ suffering did NOT appeal to his Father, Yahweh; it HURT Yahweh very much, just as it would tremendously hurt us if this would happen to our child!!!!

    Jesus knew what to expect at the end of his life, suffering and his death, and he was willing to endure this for the love of his Father and all imperfect mankind!!

    Matthew 16:21 brings out: “From that time forward, Jesus began explaining to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders and chief priests and scribes and be killed and be raised and on the third day raised up.”

    Peter then rebuked Jesus because he said “Be kind to yourself, Lord; you will not have this happen to you at all.” (Matthew 16:22)

    What did Jesus tell Peter?? “Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me, because you think not God’s thoughts, but those of men.” (Matthew 16:23).

    It is therefore evident here, that God’s son was willing to do his Father’s will to bring eternal life to mankind, no matter what was required by him !!

    How many young men have given up their lives to the “god of war” for what they believed was an “honorable” sacrifice for their fellowman, and have all those sacrifices brought true peace and security for all???

    All those persons who sacrificed their lives to the “god of war” as still asleep in death (Ecclesiastes 9:5,10); however, the Father of Jesus, Yahweh, resurrected his son back to life after 3 days and he is guaranteed everlasting due to his love and endurance for God and man.

    Jesus is the King of Yahweh’s kingdom or heavenly government and because of Jesus’ proved faith, death and ransom sacrifice, the benefits of his rule and sacrifice will put an end to death for humans. That rule will also provide true “freedom” from all the things that ail us, unlike what fighting human wars provides…more wars and death.