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Anonymous asked in Society & CultureReligion & Spirituality · 7 months ago

In Luke 19 Jesus himself asked his followers to kidnap non believers and "bring them hither and SLAY them before me" ....?

They are the actual words of Jesus himself from the New Testament. Disgraceful.

When you command people to murder, that makes you also guilty of the murders.

So, Jesus was a murderer.

Question for Christians: Why do you worship a murderer?

Update:

Anon ----- that "King" in your cherry picked version is ***JESUS***. Duh!!!!!!!!

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  • Megumi
    Lv 6
    7 months ago

    Jesus is an evil fictional character.

  • 7 months ago

    It's bible babble.

  • Al
    Lv 6
    7 months ago

    Parables and Dark sayings are metaphors Jesus used to describe spiritual principles, they were never literal, it even says that in the new testament that the Letter Kills ( Letter being Literalism ) but the Spirit Gives Life, the spirit is within and understands the metaphors.

  • Otto
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    This is not a Bible teaching .

    Source(s): Bible
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  • 7 months ago

    Context, context. If you read the entire parable (and it IS a parable), you will know that this is not a matter of Jesus killing anyone or telling anyone to kill in this system of things.

    Even when he was being arrested Peter tried to defend him by assaulting someone with a sword. Jesus said “Return your sword to its place, for all those who take up the sword will perish by the sword." Matthew 26:52

    Luke in his account even said that Jesus healed the cut off ear of the one who was assaulted.

    Back to context: Here is Luke 19:11-27

    11 While they were listening to these things, he told another illustration, because he was near Jerusalem and they thought that the Kingdom of God was going to appear instantly. 12 So he said: “A man of noble birth traveled to a distant land to secure kingly power for himself and to return. 13 Calling ten of his slaves, he gave them ten miʹnas and told them, ‘Do business with these until I come.’ 14 But his citizens hated him and sent out a body of ambassadors after him to say, ‘We do not want this man to become king over us.’

    15 “When he eventually got back after having secured the kingly power, he summoned the slaves to whom he had given the money, in order to ascertain what they had gained by their business activity. 16 So the first one came forward and said, ‘Lord, your miʹna gained ten miʹnas.’ 17 He said to him, ‘Well done, good slave! Because in a very small matter you have proved yourself faithful, hold authority over ten cities.’ 18 Now the second came, saying, ‘Your miʹna, Lord, made five miʹnas.’ 19 He said to this one as well, ‘You too be in charge of five cities.’ 20 But another one came, saying, ‘Lord, here is your miʹna that I kept hidden away in a cloth. 21 You see, I was in fear of you, because you are a harsh man; you take what you did not deposit, and you reap what you did not sow.’ 22 He said to him, ‘By your own words I judge you, wicked slave. You knew, did you, that I am a harsh man, taking what I did not deposit and reaping what I did not sow? 23 So why did you not put my money in a bank? Then on my coming, I would have collected it with interest.’

    24 “With that he said to those standing by, ‘Take the miʹna from him and give it to the one who has the ten miʹnas.’ 25 But they said to him, ‘Lord, he has ten miʹnas!’— 26 ‘I say to you, to everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who does not have, even what he has will be taken away. 27 Moreover, bring these enemies of mine here who did not want me to become king over them and execute them in front of me.’”

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    This is, very obviously, a parable illustrating that the Kingdom of God will not come immediately. He related the parable as they were approaching Jerusalem, and the apostles expected him to take the kingdom when he arrived there. But he was illustrating that he will go on a long journey and then return. It is at that return that he will "bring to ruin those ruining the earth." Revelation 11:18

    Source(s): His Illustration of Ten Minas https://wol.jw.org/en/wol/d/r1/lp-e/1102014700 https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/ar... Memorial Celebration Invitation Friday April 19 2019 You are warmly invited to remember the sacrifice of Jesus Christ with us. No collection. no obligation,just celebration. Read about it here: https://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/memorial/
  • 7 months ago

    In Luke 19, salvation came to Zacchaeus, who responded the right way to Jesus, then Jesus said,

    "For the son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. And as they heard these things, he added and spake a parable, because he was nigh to Jerusalem, and because they thought that the kingdom of God should immediately appear."

    Have you got that? Until you grasp the setting of the parable that followed, you will never understand the lesson Jesus was teaching. "He said therefore, A certain nobleman went into a far country to receive for himself a kingdom, and to return. And he called his ten servants..."

    Jesus returned to that far country (Heaven) after His resurrection from the dead. He was not going to restore an earthly kingdom straight away. He had business to do in Heaven. Later - much later - he would return as King of God's Kingdom to see how His servants had managed the responsibilities He'd given them during His absence.

    When that parable is fulfilled at Jesus' glorious return to Earth, the angels will gather the people and Jesus will sort them out into either sheep or goats, with respective outcomes for both groups. The goats (represented by that wicked servant in that parable) will be punished for resenting and refusing Christ as their King. No kidnapping; no literal slaying by Christians. But as you do not believe in Jesus, let alone that He was resurrected and will return to Earth one day (from Heaven) as the glorious King, you would do well to re-read that entire chapter and learn what it means. Before it's too late, for nobody knows when Jesus will suddenly appear with hosts of angels.

  • 7 months ago

    Peter Gore Seer,

    Three Members Of My Family Were Killed By Witchery, And The Brit Gov Covered It Up I To Was Hung And Rescued, And I Get Tested, I Was Told Its Just A Test, So Your GOD Asked Me SEER, What Have You Learnt, Trying To Think Of A Good Answer, A Good Answers You Have Fail The True Answer, Be True To Your Self, Then When You Are Hit With The Truth, It Does Not Hurt, Remember SEER, You Will Always Let Your Feeling Down, With A Magical Tear Drop, When That Drop Touches The Ground It Rings The Bells In Are Heaven So All Will Know Your Feeling For Your Family.

    • Lv 7
      7 months agoReport

      Mindless mumbling.

  • 7 months ago

    your post exposes your ignorance ..... attack troll fail

  • 7 months ago

    It’s a parable or story, to the PHARISEES, who killed Jesus, and the story was pretty much prophecy of 70A.D when Jerusalem was destroyed. Also of note however is the king said to his servants go into the streets and invite all who will come.. was it a message to “turn or burn”? No. It was an invitation to a banquet.

    And no, there was no kidnapping involved, lol.

  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    The verse is a reference to non believers and the fate that awaits them should they not reform and convert, and it's expressed via parable.

    The fact is eternal damnation is worse than mere death even. Why risk it?

    • Megumi
      Lv 6
      7 months agoReport

      Why risk Zeus sending you to Tartarus, Amaterasu sending you to Yomi, etc.?

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