(03/08/2015) The Needs of the Many?

Posted: March 6, 2015 in Duty of Believers, Faith and Works, High Priest, Scriptures, Spiritual Confusion, The Bible
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Confusing adages and familiar quotes with verses from the Bible, and the prophecy spoken against Jesus by the High Priest Caiaphas are in view, today.  The fighter at “Yahoo! Answers” who uses the ID “Anonymous” (no other information appears) attacked using the following thrust:

 

Where in the Bible does Jesus say “the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few?”?

I know it was said right before he was crucified, but I can’t find it anywhere in the gospels.

 

THE GOLDEN ARROW:  Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:  (For until the law sin was in the world:  but sin is not imputed when there is no law.  Nevertheless death reigned from Adam to Moses, even over them that had not sinned after the similitude of Adam’s transgression, who is the figure of him that was to come.  But not as the offence, so also is the free gift. For if through the offence of one many be dead, much more the grace of God, and the gift by grace, which is by one man, Jesus Christ, hath abounded unto many.  And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift:  for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification.  For if by one man’s offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)  Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life.  For as by one man’s disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.  Moreover the law entered, that the offence might abound. But where sin abounded, grace did much more abound:  That as sin hath reigned unto death, even so might grace reign through righteousness unto eternal life by Jesus Christ our Lord.  (Romans 5:  12-21, KJV)

 

THE DOUBLE DAGGER:  On Saying the Truth? (12/18/2014); Palm Sunday (04/14/2014); Self-control and Law (04/15/2014); Jesus Scourged (04/05/2014); Brothers, Not Equals (04/06/2014); The Judges Who Condemned Jesus? (01/17/2014); About the Second Coming? (01/18/2014); Law in Christian Belief? (09/03/2013); A Need to Know? (09/04/2013); Jesus and the Pharisees (07/14/2013); How Could Angels Fall? (07/15/2013)

 

“Anonymous”, you are in an error, in the same way many who might answer you are certain they have seen profile information (Level, points, etc.) for you that now does not appear.  Just as there are many adages, maxims and “old sayings” that are not biblical, yet, often convey principles in language that seems familiar and legitimate; there are those posting on the Internet whose honesty and integrity as Christian believers are becoming known as agents of someone other than Jesus Christ.  What you have in mind may be the warning given to the Sanhedrin by Caiaphas, the High Priest.  Even so, consider the following:

(1.)  1st Corinthians 12:  25-26 (KJV):  25 That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.  26 And whether one member suffer, all the members suffer with it; or one member be honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

(2.)  2nd Corinthians 5:  13-15 (KJV): 13 For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God:  or whether we be sober, it is for your cause.  14 For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead:  15 And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again.

(3.)  John 11:  48-50 (KJV):  48 If we let him thus alone, all men will believe on him:  and the Romans shall come and take away both our place and nation.  49 And one of them, named Caiaphas, being the high priest that same year, said unto them, Ye know nothing at all,  50 Nor consider that it is expedient for us, that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation perish not.

(4.)  Romans 5:  12 (KJV):  12 Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned:

(5.)  Luke 7:  46-48 (KJV):  46 My head with oil thou didst not anoint:  but this woman hath anointed my feet with ointment.  47 Wherefore I say unto thee, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much:  but to whom little is forgiven, the same loveth little.  48 And he said unto her, Thy sins are forgiven.

For those acknowledging the holy writings as a true incarnation of divinity, there is far more to be said, correctly understood, and properly apprehended.  (For example, (6.)  Hebrews 9:  27-28 (KJV):  27 And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment:  28 So Christ was once offered to bear the sins of many; and unto them that look for him shall he appear the second time without sin unto salvation.)  Even so, I trust this fragment will be useful.  Be it unto you according to your faith and spiritual maturity.

THE BLACK PHOENIX
Washington, DC

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