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Question 196

Is it true that the wood in which Jesus was crucified came from a tree that was from three different woods and was considered shameful because it was from Lot and was given to him by Abraham who was left them by the angles or is that just a myth? 

 

Answer to Question 196

 

Τhis is the first time I have heard of this story and thought I'd check if it is known on the web. Surprise surprise there are sites that give the story of how the 3 Angels that appeared to Abraham by the oak of Mambre left their sticks which were then given to Lot by Abraham who told him to plant them and water them with water from the Jordan and it they sprouted then that would be a sign that God had forgiven him for the sin of incest. But it is just a story and I wouldn't place too much on it being true.