reply to post by nenothtu
Here we have examples of Bible quotations taken out of their contexts.
Luk 22:35 “And he said unto them, ‘When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing?’ And they said,
This means that the disciples and real followers of Him needed no purse and no scrip and one can assume that the disciples didn’t have any even at
22:36 “Then said he unto them, ‘But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell
his garment, and buy one.’”
Those who did have purse and scrip, therefore, were not his disciples but probably of those who where against Him.
22:37 “For I say unto you, that this that is written must yet be accomplished in me, And he was reckoned among the transgressors: for the things
concerning me have an end.”
And of those who were against him and prepared to end His life, which Jesus understood as a fulfillment of his fate.
So what did he really say? “Those who are against me, let them get a sword if they don’t have any, and do what they think that they have to
Later on disciples brought him two swords and He said: “That is enough!” Apparently they didn’t properly understand His words, but took him
literally. Then one disciple (or at least one of those who were with him) attacked a servant of the high priest and cut his ear off, but Jesus stopped
this and heal the servant’s ear and thus made it undone.
To beat the money changers is not killing them. And that there is a time for peace and a time for war doesn’t mean that Christians should start