So, because Jesus was doing these things on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders began to persecute him.
After this, Jesus went around in Galilee. He did not want to go about in Judea because the Jewish leaders there were looking for a way to kill him.
His parents said this because they were afraid of the Jewish leaders...
Again his Jewish opponents picked up stones to stone him...
Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jewish leaders that it would be good if one man died for the people.
John 18:28 [ Jesus Before Pilate ]
Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor
“Am I a Jew?” Pilate replied. “Your own people and chief priests handed you over to me. What is it you have done?”
Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.”
Once more Pilate came out and said to the Jews gathered there, “Look, I am bringing him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against him.”
The Jewish leaders insisted, “We have a law, and according to that law he must die, because he claimed to be the Son of God.”
From then on, Pilate tried to set Jesus free, but the Jewish leaders kept shouting, “If you let this man go, you are no friend of Caesar. Anyone who claims to be a king opposes Caesar.”
The chief priests of the Jews protested to Pilate, “Do not write ‘The King of the Jews,’ but that this man claimed to be king of the Jews.”
Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders
John 20:19 [ Jesus Appears to His Disciples ]
On the evening of that first day of the week, when the disciples were together, with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”
JESUS WAS NOT A Jew
Judea and Galilee were two separate states and political entities, as illustrated on the map of Palestine in the time of our Saviour in your Bible. Jesus Himself was not a Jew (Judean) or resident of Judea, He was a Galilean or resident of Galilee (Matthew 26:69; John 7:41), and a Judahite or descendent of the Tribe of Judah. The Judeans of prominence were not of the Tribe of Judah, but of Edomites. Pilate was being ironic when he wrote the sign "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Judeans" for the Cross (John 19:19). That is, "the Galilean who was King of the Judeans," as in "Queen Victoria of England, Empress of India." Jesus grew up in Nazareth in Galilee. His disciples were fishermen from the Sea of Galilee. And although He visited Jerusalem, he spent most of His life in his home country of Galilee. John 7:1, "After this Jesus stayed in Galilee; for He could not walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill him." His followers were constrained "for fear of the Jews" (John 7:13, 19:38, 20:19).
Why Jesus was not a Jew or follower of the Jewish religion but only someone that used/took advantage of the Jewish religion to remove people from Judaism:
38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also.
Matthew 19:7 “Why then,” they asked, “did Moses command that a man give his wife a certificate of divorce and send her away?” Jesus replied, “Moses permitted you to divorce your wives because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning.
3 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees brought in a woman caught in adultery. They made her stand before the group and said to Jesus, “Teacher, this woman was caught in the act of adultery. 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” “Let any one of you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.”
Jesus said: “A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, when he was attacked by robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him and went away, leaving him half dead. A [Jewish] priest happened to be going down the same road, and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side. So too, a [Jewish] Levite, when he came to the place and saw him, passed by on the other side. But a [non-Jewish] Samaritan, as he traveled, came where the man was; and when he saw him, he took pity on him. 34 He went to him and bandaged his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. Then he put the man on his own donkey, brought him to an inn and took care of him.
For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ.
Jesus said to them, “Very truly I tell you, it is not Moses who has given you the bread from heaven, but it is my Father who gives you the true bread from heaven.
Then they hurled insults at him and said, “You are this fellow’s disciple! We are disciples of Moses!
Maybe start a new thread if there's going to be a political discussion? This thread is religious in nature and dedicated to uplifting bible quotes, songs and readings that make people feel a bit better.
Seems rude to intrude with the mundane when a nice bloke is trying to carve out a little public space for the spiritual.
Orson. It is a fundamental part of the Christian way to distinguish between Christ & Pharisaism (Judaism). Easter is the time to remember when evil violent people put a harmless saint to death. This is the key message of Christianity. Christ introduced a different way.
Thousands of Christian, Shai & other secular Syrians have been killed over the past 6 years; Israeli's have killed thousands of Palestinians; yet Rabbis, based on the self-inflicted deaths of 58 Wahhabi fundamentalists, these Rabbis, during Easter, call for the removal of the protector of Christians in Syria.
This is the Crucifixion of Christ revisited.
Rabbis Urge President Trump To “Act Decisively” In Syria
April 14, 2017 68 Comments
Dear President Trump,
We write to you with angst just days before the Passover holiday when the Jews escaped the oppressive tyranny of Pharaoh in Egypt. The Assad regime in Syria appears to have conducted a nerve gas attack against Syrian civilians yesterday. At least 58 civilians have been killed in the attack, marking the worst chemical attack in Syria since the August 21, 2013 chemical massacre. We believe that a strong response from the U.S. is essential to stopping these war crimes.
Rabbi Alison Adler
Rabbi Daniel Askenazi
Rabbi Justus Baird
Rabbi Ben Berger
Rabbi Jonathan Biatch
Rabbi Jason Bonder
Rabbi Jill Borodin
Rabbi Mark Borovitz
Rabbi Daniel Bouskila
Rabbi Debra S. Cantor
Rabbi Mari Chernow
Rabbi Yosi Cirlin
Rabbi Chuck Davidson
Rabbi Ellen Weinberg Dreyfus
Rabbi Menashe East
Rabbi Judith Edelstein
Rabbi Dr. Zev Farber
Cantor Rebecca Joy Fletcher
Rabbi Avidan Freedman
Rabbi Ruth Gais
Rabbi Rachel Gartner
Rabbi Daniel Goodman
Rabbi Mel Gottlieb,Ph.D.
Rabbi Maralee Gordon
Rabbi Steve Greenberg
Rabbi Dr. Yitz Greenberg
Rabbi Arielle Hanien
Rabbi Ari D. Hart
Rabbi Dr. Richard Hidary
Rabbi Sarit Horwitz
Rabbi Rachel Isaacs
Rabbi David Jaffe
Rabbi Marisa James
Rabbi David Kalb
Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky
Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky
Rabbi Elana Kanter
Rabbi David Kasher
Cantor Dr. Evan Kent
Rabbi Riqi Kosovske
Rabbi Emma Kippley-Ogman
Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum
Rabbi Andy Koren
Rabbi Eugene Korn
Rabbi Dr. Robert L. Kravitz
Rabbi Daniel Landes
Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz
Rabbi Darby Jared Leigh
Rabbi Joshua Lesser
Rabbi Joshua Levine Grater
Rabbi Leah Lewis
Rabbi John A. Linder
Rabbi Andrea London
Rabbi Yehoshua Looks
Rabbi Marc Margolius
Rabbi Ariel Evan Mayse
Rabbi Avram Mlotek
Rabbi Dan Moskovitz
Rabbi Kehillah Dina Najman
Rabbi David Novak
Rabbi Micha Odenheimer
Rabbi Haim Ovadia
Rabbi Laura Owens
Rabbi Shuli Passow
Rabbi Robin Podolsky
Rabbi Aaron Potek
Rabbi Aviva Richman
Rabbi Tracee Rosen
Rabbi Scott B. Saulson
Rabbi Robert Scheinberg
Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger
Rabbi David Seidenberg
Rabbi Chaim Seidler-Feller
Rabbi Dean Shapiro
Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman
Rabbi Garth Silberstein
Rabbi Daniel Raphael Silverstein
Rabbi Suzanne Singer
Rabbi Jenny Solomon
Rabbi Robin S. Sparr
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Rabbi Victor Urecki
Rabbi Devin Villarreal
Rabbi Elyse Wechterman
Rabbi Simkha Y. Weintraub
Rabbi Ora Weiss
Rabbi Zari Weiss
Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz
Rabbi Shawn Zevit
Rabbi Jill Berkson Zimmerman
As I suggested Wacker, maybe continue your posts on a more appropriate thread? I won't be posting here again, as it feels a bit like having an argument in church. Disrespectful.
Apologies to the OP for the intrusion and keep up the good work. The world needs more people like you, Recklyn. Hope you and your family and friends have a wonderful Easter Sunday.
Orson cannot be a Christian, with such as lack of concern for the imperilment & death of Christians in Syria.
This is a time for Christians to think about their fellow Christians in Syria.
It appears you are a deceiver, calling for Christians to forget about Christians in Syria.
You are definitely not a Christian. This is not possible.
Romans 12:15 Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.
Orson obviously appears to not be a Christian. His/her history of posts confirms this, where Orson is openly willing to slander & defame another (rather than have a cordial discussion about differing viewpoints based on historical facts). Jesus said: "Matthew 15:19 For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander."
As for the Christian teachings, they are explicitly clear about how other Christians should be thought about:
1 Corinthians 12
"Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink. Even so the body is not made up of one part but of many... God has put the body together, giving greater honor to the parts that lacked it, so that there should be no division in the body, but that its parts should have equal concern for each other. If one part suffers, every part suffers with it; if one part is honored, every part rejoices with it."
Today, in respect to Syria, the corporate media, controlled by Jewish-Zionists, is supporting Wahhabi-Salafi-Islamists & Kurds over a secular ruler known for his protection of Christians & all other secular groups in Syria. This is not a new war but a covert agenda that has been going on since the 1950s, when the Muslim Brotherhood was created & sponsored by the CIA to create a Saudi-puppet state in Syria. Of this, Robert F Kennedy Jr reported: "At a White House meeting between the CIA’s director of plans, Frank Wisner, and John Foster Dulles, in September 1957, Eisenhower advised the agency, “We should do everything possible to stress the ‘holy war’ aspect,” according to a memo recorded by his staff secretary, Gen. Andrew J. Goodpaste".
Jesus said: "He who is not with Me is against Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters. "
So who do Christians support? Bearded terrorists who follow the same doctrine? Or Christ, which is love?
The myth of "Judeo-Christianity", making 'one' out of two diametrically opposed belief systems. Not much difference between those in the photos because the Torah & Wahhabism are essentially the same ideology. Forgive them, for they know not what they do.
LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - After eight months and about $1 million, the Church of the Multiplication of the Loaves and Fishes in Tabgha on the Sea of Galilee has finally been renovated. Two of the church's immaculate rooms were badly vandalized by fire in June 2015. The three Jewish extremists, who were responsible for the graffiti and arson attack, were indicted but have yet to be sentenced.