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Published:November 17th, 2014 15:14 EST

Outrage: Philly Jesus Arrested at Iconic LOVE Park: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Michael Grant, aka Philly Jesus, is a sort of Center City celebrity " the City of Brotherly Love`s pious answer to Times Square`s Naked Cowboy " as he walks around in the area of LOVE Park with a long beard, long hair and robe taking photos, sharing scripture and even, occasionally, baptizing people.


Grant was in his normal Jesus get-up when he took up an offer Friday to skate for free on the ice at the new Dilworth Plaza rink.

After the skate, Grant said he went across the street to his normal post in iconic LOVE Park and that`s where he had an altercation with a Philadelphia police officer over accepting money for photos."


For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer is worthy of his reward.

I Timothy 5:18

It`s an affront to the reputation of the City of Brotherly Love for Philly Jesus to be arrested like a common criminal in the iconic LOVE Park.

The officers who effected the arrest should be tarred, feathered and ridden out of town on a rail.

Philly Jesus blesses the citizens of Philadelphia by his mere presence, what a thrill it must have been for them to witness Philly Jesus skating his blessed heart out. Philly Jesus deserves every dollar he received as a tip; if I`m ever blessed to meet him I will give him my life savings.

Praise Philly Jesus!

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