WHAT DID JESUS REALLY MEAN?
These are a few of my notes that I’m jotting down, as I study the life of Jesus Christ. Hope these thoughts may be of interest… and perhaps even “enlightening” to you too. Enjoy…
Jesus spoke often of the highest values like respect for others, honour, truth, tolerance, virtuousness, especially love and so on.
He used many figures of speech, taking “poetic licence” to get across his message to the masses. Even with dashes of humour, hyperbole, like “take the plank out of your own eye, before you tell another to take the speck out of their own eye” (or something like that). Jesus wasn’t literally talking about a “plank of wood”, or “a (powerful) faith that can move a mountain” (not a “literal mountain”, as only God can do that!)
Jesus spoke about a true and lasting peace
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