Moral Courage In Jesus's Crucifixion

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“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:10 Bible). Before Jesus Christ’s crucifixion, Jesus knew his destiny and the terrible fate that lay before him, but he was able to demonstrate moral courage even in the face of people denying that he was the son of God, the Savior, the Messiah. As a result of the disbelief of the people, he was stripped of his garments, but he still stayed true to his destiny and his moral courage to fulfill it. During the crucifixion he was whipped, beaten and tortured. Through the injustice of the people, he was able to find the courage by the divine power of God. When Jesus finally arrived at the destination where he got nailed to the cross, at …show more content…
During the crucifixion, Jesus died for our sins which leads to after his crucifixion. This resulted in Christians in believing in him and since then that belief has only become stronger. Jesus had suffered greatly and while he was dying, he was separated from his mother, Mary. Like Jesus being crucified on the cross, the Jewish people that died in the Holocaust were also faced with injustice. Like Jesus, the Jewish people who suffered the inhuman abuse of genocide also showed moral courage knowing their destiny and what lies before them. By examining the moral courage of Jesus Christ and the moral courage of the Jews of the holocaust it is clear, that Jesus Christ and the Jews from the holocaust provided great examples of moral …show more content…
Jesus, knowing what his fate was, he was still able to fulfill God’s destiny that he had laid out before him. The Jewish people of the Holocaust that were put in concentration camps exhibited moral courage by surviving day by day as they faced the injustices carried out by the Nazis. As Jesus Christ was beaten and berated before being crucified, the Jewish people were rounded up like cattle and treated inhumanely showed their connection to each other, not only by their heritage by being Jewish, but by the moral courage they showed by overcoming the obstacles placed before them. In the end Christians are called to die, not kill, in order to show the world how they are loved by Christ (Piper

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