Divine Revocessity In The Bible: The Divine Morality Of Jesus
In the passion predictions, Jesus tells his disciples that the son of man …show more content…
First, Jesus tells Judas secrets of the kingdom and sets him apart from the others. For instance, He says, “Step away from the others and I shall tell you the mysteries of the kingdom...” (Judas Scene 1). Jesus is setting Judas apart from the others, he is worthy of knowing the mysteries. Next, Jesus calls him the “thirteenth spirit” (Judas scene 3). This can be interpreted as the thirteenth angel or thirteenth demon. However, Judas ends up betraying Jesus; if Judas is an angel than this betrayal is because Jesus must be betrayed by man and suffer for the purpose of carrying out His divine necessity.
Moreover, this is the most important theme found in the New Testament because it is a major theme for Christianity. Christianity is built on the idea of the messiah being rejected by man so that he can die for man’s sin. The theme of divine necessity is the paradox, suffering brings happiness. This is because if Jesus did not die for man’s sin than man would be condemned for eternity. Therefore, Jesus must suffer, He was the chosen