Because He had done no violence,
Isaiah 53:9 NASB
Today violence sells. There has to be some violence for the box office to survive.
How many Christians will shun a movie with nudity, but embrace a “shoot em’ up” vigilante.
I’m guilty as charged here.
But one of the markers of Jesus life is that, like a good doctor, He “did no harm.”
I understand that Sodom and Gomorrah stand as a judgment against man doing sex in his own way, but did you know that the Flood was a judgment, at least in part, against the violence of man?
Then God said to Noah, "The end of all flesh has come before Me; for the earth is filled with violence because of them; and behold, I am about to destroy them with the earth. - Genesis 6:13 NASB
And yet we place our distain for sexual misconduct, but sit and watch professional wrestling. We won’t let our kids watch R rated movies where too much flesh is seen, but we let them play football, where coaches (role models and mentors of our youth) teach them violence until it is ingrained in their spirits.
Sorry, I am ranting.
The Lion of the tribe of Judah laid down His kingly mane and took up the woolen garment of a lamb. [Tweet This]