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Things You Still Don’t Know About JESUS

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Postlordgatt on Sun 04 May 2014, 11:18 am

Today, am coming down to share with you my beloved Naijaloaded Blog readers, some little known facts from the Bible about the most famous person in the history of the world. JESUS! …YES! and always, you are free to share your thoughts and impressions on this article in the comment box below.

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1. Dou You Know? Jesus was happier than the people around Him. He was not a roaming Eeyore, crying and depressed about the state of mankind.

But of the Son he says:-

“Your throne, O God, is forever and ever, the scepter of uprightness is the scepter of your kingdom. You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has anointed you with the OIL OF GLADNESS beyond your companions.” (Hebrews 1:8,9)

2. Dou You Know? Jesus lived in a house (at least for a while). Some translations add “Levi” to the text due to the belief it must have been Levi’s house. But the original text doesn’t contain the word “Levi.” And since Levi had just left everything to follow Jesus, it is doubtful the house was his.

He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. 14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. 15 And as he reclined at table in HIS HOUSE, many tax collectors and sinners were reclining with Jesus and his disciples, for there were many who followed him. (Mark 2:13-15)

3. Dou You Know? Jesus had money. Judas was His treasurer. Broke people don’t have treasurers.

For some thought, because Judas had the MONEY BOX, that Jesus had said to him, “Buy those things we need for the feast,” or that he should give something to the poor. (John 13:29)

4. Dou You Know? Jesus got angry when religious people wanted to maintain their traditions instead of doing something cool that would display God’s power. This is actually the ONLY time the Bible says specifically that Jesus got angry although he was probably angry when he drove the money changers out of the temple.

4 Then He said to them, “Is it lawful on the Sabbath to do good or to do evil, to save life or to kill?” But they kept silent. 5 And when He had looked around at them with ANGER, being grieved by the hardness of their hearts, He said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” And he stretched it out, and his hand was restored as whole as the other. 6 Then the Pharisees went out and immediately plotted with the Herodians against Him, how they might destroy Him. (Mark 3:4-6)

5. Dou You Know? Jesus never did anything for the poor. He never clothed anyone, housed anyone or opened a food bank. The closest thing He ever did for the poor was to feed the 5000 people who came to hear Him speak but forgot their lunch. He was not a Middle Eastern social worker. Jesus preached to the poor but did not give to the poor. Judas criticized Jesus for NOT giving money to the poor. (See Matthew 11:5, Luke 4:18, 7:22)

4 But one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, who would betray Him, said, 5 “Why was this fragrant oil not sold for three hundred denarii and GIVEN TO THE POOR?” (John 12:4,5)

6. Dou You Know? Jesus wore nice clothes. His robe was worth so much money that soldiers gambled for it at His crucifixion.

They said therefore among themselves, “Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be,” that the Scripture might be fulfilled which says: “They divided My garments among them, And for My clothing they cast lots.” Therefore the soldiers did these things. (John 19:24)

7. Dou You Know? Jesus did not come primarily to be our example. He came to die for us. Jesus lived on earth for 33 years. His ministry lasted only 3 years. Twenty-five percent of the Gospels cover one week of Jesus’ life, the week He was crucified and rose again. That is the focus of the Gospels.

For the Son of Man has come to SAVE that which was lost. (Matthew 18:11)

8. Dou You Know? Jesus’ first miracle was not very spiritual. He helped keep a party going. He provided refreshments at a wedding party. He helped His mother by turning water into wine and thereby keeping the party going. (John 2:1-12)

10. Dou You Know? Jesus lived under the Old Testament, not the New Testament. The New Testament did not begin until after Jesus died.

16 For where there is a testament, there must also of necessity be the DEATH of the testator.17 For a testament is in force after men are dead, since it has no power at all while the testator lives. (Hebrews 9:16,17)

11. Dou You Know? Jesus is coming back again? to stand on The Mount of Olives and split it in half. The prophesies about His first coming were literal, so it stands to reason the prophesies about His second coming are also literal.

And in that day His FEET WILL STAND on the Mount of Olives, Which faces Jerusalem on the east.
And the Mount of Olives shall be SPLIT IN TWO, From east to west, Making a very large valley; Half of the mountain shall move toward the north. And half of it toward the south. (Zechariah 14:4)
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Post2go on Sun 04 May 2014, 12:03 pm

Funny. But JEsus did so many things ooo for the poor abeg read your BiBle

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