Preachers, priests and pastors never tire of saying that Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – came to earth to bring peace to mankind. They say that unlike the messiah the Jews were expecting, who was a warrior, Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was a peaceful savior. They say that the Jews did not accept him as their christ because he did not come to make war, but peace.
As sweet as it may sound, that is one more of their lies. Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was not a peaceful messiah. The “apostles” who wrote the gospels made him look peaceful, but in reality, his goal was to liberate the Israelites from the Roman yoke. Long after his death, his followers decided to make him a peaceful savior, for it better suited their purposes.
No matter how hard they tried to hide it, you can still see the remnants of the warrior Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was.
Let me cite some passages of the new testament to better illustrate my point:
10:34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
12:51 Suppose ye that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, Nay; but rather division:
12:52 For from henceforth there shall be five in one house divided, three against two, and two against three.
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.
Here is your “peaceful” messiah. The words coming out of his own mouth, trying to convince the Israelites that he is the christ they are awaiting, reveal his true personality.
Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – is commanding his followers to sell their garments and buy swords.
How can the followers of Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – consider him a peaceful messiah when over 500 soldiers were necessary for his arrest? To apprehend a peaceful preacher accompanied by eleven meek disciples you do not need that many soldiers. Those believers who really know the bible will ask, “Where did Roberto get that figure? Nowhere in the gospels are numbers mentioned.” And they would be right; the specific number of soldiers is not mentioned. But my job is reading between the lines, and interpreting the information stated in the writings of Mark’s and company.
This is what Mark says:
14:43 And immediately, while he yet spake, cometh Judas, one of the twelve, and with him a great multitude with swords and staves, from the chief priests and the scribes and the elders.
Mark hides the number by saying a great multitude came with Judas. Fortunately for me, in all the cases where there is controversy, one of the four tells a bit more.
Read what John has to say about this:
18:2 And Judas also, which betrayed him, knew the place: for Jesus ofttimes resorted thither with his disciples.
18:3 Judas then, having received a band of men and officers from the chief priests and Pharisees, cometh thither with lanterns and torches and weapons.
The translators of the King James Version of the bible knew that there was going to be a problem if they translated what the Vulgate version said. That was why they decided to write a band of men. By doing this, the number remained uncertain, and their messiah still looked peaceful. I had to recur to the Vulgate itself to bring light on this matter.
2 Sciebat autem et Judas, qui tradebat eum, locum: quia frequenter Jesus convenerat illuc cum discipulis suis.
3 Judas ergo cum accepisset cohortem, et a pontificibus et pharisæis ministros, venit illuc cum laternis, et facibus, et armis.
It is clear in the Vulgate version that it was not simply a band of men, as the translator of the King James Version wrote. It was a cohort, meaning they were not simple men, they were soldiers. A cohort of soldiers! That means Judas took with him 480 soldiers.
Mark not only hid the exact number of people, but also hid the Roman soldiers’ involvement by not mentioning the cohort. Anyway, a great multitude does not sound like 30, 40 or 50 people. It sounds like over 100, maybe 120. And if we add the 480 soldiers of the cohort, we have a grand total of 600 hundred soldiers! That many soldiers to arrest one peaceful preacher and eleven docile disciples!
This great number of soldiers makes sense only if we consider that Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was not peaceful, his followers were not eleven, and they all were armed.
To avoid misunderstandings, I will cite the passages where it is stated that Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was not being followed by only twelve disciples.
6:12 And it came to pass in those days, that he went out into a mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God.
6:13 And when it was day, he called unto him his disciples: and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles;
10:1 After these things the LORD appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.
10:17 And the seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the devils are subject unto us through thy name.
It is very clear in these passages that the followers of Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – were not only twelve. Verse 6:13 is saying that out of all his followers, he chose twelve.
Let us remember that that was the number of tribes of Israel. More than disciples, it seems he is choosing commanders for the regiments of soldiers.
In verse 10:1, it is clear that at least, he had sent seventy men before. But there could be more groups of seventy because Luke only says, “appointed other seventy also.” He also says that they were sent to heal, but it looks like they were sent to recruit soldiers because ancient healers did not share their knowledge with that many people.
It is stated clearly in these passages that the followers of Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– were many more than twelve. It looks to me that he had a small army.
To show you the violent nature of Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus, and to demonstrate that he was not as peaceful as parishioners want to believe, but on the contrary, he was resentful and always sought revenge, I will cite two passages.
The first one is about the fig tree. Have you read it? I will quote it, just in case:
21:18 Now in the morning as he returned into the city, he hungered.
21:19 And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
11:12 And on the morrow, when they were come from Bethany, he was hungry:
11:13 And seeing a fig tree afar off having leaves, he came, if haply he might find any thing thereon: and when he came to it, he found nothing but leaves; for the time of figs was not yet.
11:14 And Jesus answered and said unto it, No man eat fruit of thee hereafter for ever. And his disciples heard it.
Can you see it? Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– was irrational. Mathew says he made the fig tree wither away, but I do not think he did that. He must have cut it down. But why did he do it? He did it because the tree had no figs, and Mark (there is always one who tells more than he should) makes it clear that the time of figs was not yet. Why did Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– kill the fig tree if it was not supposed to have any fruit yet? Do you see a sweet, sympathetic, all-forgiving Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus? I do not. He punished the tree when it could not be blamed for not having figs.
The other passage I mentioned paragraphs above, is a parable never analyzed by priest and pastors. It has gone unnoticed because it is not in their best interest to show it. But this is why I am doing this work, for you to know everything regarding Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus.
Here is the parable:
15:13 But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up.
This “interesting” parable uses two verbs to make up the metaphor: Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, and shall be rooted up. The first part of the metaphor refers to the men who were not created by the god of the Hebrew, and the second part is saying those men will be killed.
I can draw two inferences from Yeshua’s –A.K.A. Jesus– words: he is asserting that not all men were created by his heavenly father. Is that not very interesting? When all priests and pastors never tire of saying that we all were created by their god, Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– himself contradicts them. Now you know why those personages do not want you to know this verse exists. Their own master tells the truth, not all humanity was created by their god.
The interpretation of the second part is the one concerning this chapter. When you root up a plant, it dies. With this, Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– is telling us that all those individuals who were not created by his father –Pharisees, Romans, gentiles, etc.– will be killed. Is it not clear? Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– is willing to kill all those who oppose him. I cannot see the pious, loving, peaceful, generous, who-turn-the-other-cheek personage all believers see.
Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus– wanted to become the deliverer the Jews were expecting, and he was sending the message out that he was going to kill all
As a matter of fact, all his disciples bore arms. Preachers, priests, etc., will always hide it from you because it would be hard for them to explain why they had swords if they came in peace. But yes. They all were armed.
I will cite the passages, so you can read them with your own eyes:
26:51 And, behold, one of them which were with Jesus stretched out his hand, and drew his sword, and struck a servant of the high priest's, and smote off his ear.
14:47 And one of them that stood by drew a sword, and smote a servant of the high priest, and cut off his ear.
22:49 When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword?
22:50 And one of them smote the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.
18:10 Then Simon Peter having a sword drew it, and smote the high priest's servant, and cut off his right ear. The servant's name was Malchus.
Although the rest of the gospel authors tried to hide it, John makes it clear that Simon Peter was the one who used the sword to cut the ear of the priests’ servant. Luke also states that not only Peter carried a sword, but all of them.
When Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – overthrew the merchants from the temple, nobody was able to prevent him from doing it. There were tenths of merchants and they could not stop one person with twelve peaceful followers? The gospels do not say it, but that question could be answer if one concedes that Yeshua’s –A.K.A. Jesus – companions were not twelve, were not peaceful, and were all armed.
And the cherry on the cake:
19:27 But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay [them] before me.
Is this a peaceful, turning-the-other-cheek, forgiving messiah? Nothing of the sort! He has his enemies slain! Who were those enemies he was planning on slaying? It is not explained, but I think it was the Romans; those who for centuries had desecrated his land and violated his sisters. Those who could make his god forget his covenant with David about rising kings only from David’s lineage –Herod was not a Jew. So big was the hatred Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – had for his enemies that he was ready to slay them.
In all these passages, you can see clearly that Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was not preaching about peace, but about war. This also explains why he always spoke in parables.
The explanation the authors of the gospels give to his speaking in parables does not make sense.
Read what they say:
13:10 And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables?
13:11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.
13:12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath.
13:13 Therefore speak I to them in parables: because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand.
8:10 And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
Can you think of any politician who summons a huge crowd to let them know his/her plans for the nation after he/she is elected, and instead of speaking straightforward, speaks in parables so that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand. What kind of politician would that be? If nobody understands his/her plans, no one will vote for him/her.
The same way, if Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – summoned people for them not to understand what he was saying, what was the point of it? Why would somebody speak in front of an audience for nobody to understand the message? If that is your intention, it would be better not to summon anybody and not to say anything.
Now, if we give a little shift to it, and we say that Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – spoke in parables so that the ROMANS, seeing would not see, and hearing would not understand, the parables make complete sense. I am sure that among the Jews gathered around him to listen to his speeches, there were Roman spies and/or soldiers.
The foreigners residing in any country speak the language of their hosts, but do not usually master it. There are always expressions, idioms and slang, and in this case, parables, that the outsiders do not understand. Then, if a native wants to say something to a countryman, in the presence of the foreigner, the former uses expressions, idioms and slang to communicate with his interlocutor so that the outsider, seeing see not; and hearing he hears not, neither do he understands.
Yeshua’s –A.K.A. Jesus – messages to the crowd were not about peace, they were about war, but he used parables for the Romans no to understand what he was talking about. It is obvious that the authors of the gospels did not include all those parables that talked about war, but the one about plants being rooted up went unnoticed, or maybe they did not even understand what it meant. This made me think that there were many more parables that talked about Yeshua’s –A.K.A. Jesus – plans of war.
As you can see, Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – was not a messiah of peace. He wanted to be the deliverer the Jews were expecting. His followers were not a peaceful bunch, either; they all were armed to overthrow the Roman invaders. His problem was that he was not of the House of David, so the people knew he could not be the messiah. No matter how hard he tried, he could never convince the whole Israelite nation to follow him. That, among other things, was why he was defeated.
After his death, when his followers decided to make him the messiah, they tried to erase all the traces of Yeshua –A.K.A. Jesus – the warrior, to convert him into Yeshua the peaceful, but they failed to delete all the evidence.
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