10/30/2019 (Wed) 23:36:39
Read the second temptation of Christ in the desert, you're not supposed to have unwavering faith. Even Christ felt abandoned by the Father, what would be our luck?
>God cucking Joseph It is traditionally believed Mary married Joseph only to look after him in his old age, and he already had children. This was common practice for the very poor. >Israelites being the chosen people The Talmud is from the middle ages, indeed. What people mean by jew is a people neither linguistically, religiously, or genetically congruent from the Roman times. Before the incarnation, the covenant had to take a purely national - now it is national, though not exclusive to one nation - form to protect itself as it developed. Even so, the OT is apostasy after apostasy of the people. When it grew stronger through Christ's actions in time, it could open itself to the Greeks. >Animals You can't bribe God by following rules, neither can our intellect grasp what our position in eternity shall be. Christ judges not according to the law of Caesar, but to the measure of the Father which is not understandable to us at the moment. >Pope Read the third temptation of the desert.