UR in two
Matthew 7:13 "Enter by the narrow gate; for
the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are
those who enter by it.
Luke 19:10 For the Son of man
is come to seek and to save that which was lost
The underlaying Greek word for the words
highlighted in blue is:
1) to destroy
1a) to put out of the way entirely, abolish, put an end to ruin
1b) render useless
1c) to kill
1d) to declare that one must be put to death
1e) metaph. to devote or give over to eternal misery in hell
1f) to perish, to be lost, ruined, destroyed
2) to destroy
2a) to lose
Many English meanings for one Greek word. Just pick one you like
because it doesn't matter at all (in this case)
Jesus came to save those who already passed through the wide gate.
Those who already were apollumi.
Luke 15:8 Either what woman
having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light
a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find
The coin didn't make itself lost. It didn't even
know it was lost. But still it's saved.
(whoops that is just one verse...)
Jeremiah 17:9 Crooked is the
heart above all things, And it is
incurable -- who doth know it?
Ezekiel 36:26 And I have given to
you a new heart, And a new spirit I give in your midst, And
I have turned aside the heart of stone out of your flesh, And I
have given to you a heart of
Psalm 49:14 Like sheep
they are laid in the grave; death
shall feed on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them
in the morning; and their beauty shall consume in the grave from
Psalm 49:15 But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for
he shall receive me. Selah.
they: They refers to unholy
Psalm 49:10-13 For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the
fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to
others. 11 Their inward thought is, that their houses shall
continue for ever, and their dwelling places to all generations;
they call their lands after their own names. 12 Nevertheless
man being in honour abideth not: he is like the beasts that
perish. 13 This their way is their folly: yet their posterity
approve their sayings. Selah.
Meaning: 1) to ransom, redeem, rescue, deliver 1a) (Qal) to
ransom 1b) (Niphal) to be ransomed 1c) (Hiphil) to allow one to be
ransomed 1d) (Hophal) redeemed
Mark 2:27 And he said unto
them, The sabbath was made for man, and not man for the
Mark 2:28 Therefore the Son of man is Lord also of the
This one is less direct. It requires a bit more interpretation.
The above two verses combined:
And He said unto them, The Son was made for man, and not man
for the Son:
So Jesus isn't about we reaching for Father.
But Father reaching out for us.
And that's a large issue in the ET vs UR debate.
PS: The above is not intended disrespectful in any way
toward Father, Son, HS...
33 And if a man
shall open a pit, or if a man shall dig a pit and not cover it, and
an ox or a donkey falls in it,
34 the owner of
the pit shall make it good; he shall give money to the owner of it,
and the dead [beast] shall be his.
The owner of the pit has to pay. Saying it
the ox walked in by it's own free will doesn't stick in God's
God created everything. That includes:
- Serpents. (pit)
- Forbidden tree. (pit)
- Stupid people that eat from forbidden trees. (ox)
God dug a hole and didn't cover it. The stupid ox (Adam) fell in in
God should have put a fence around that tree. Or a bunch of angels
with flaming swords.
The owner of that tree, God, is responsible. The owner has to
pay the debt.
having opened his mouth, Peter said,
In truth, I am overwhelmed that God is not partial,
ACVActs 9:4 And after falling to the
ground, he heard a voice saying to him, Saul, Saul, why do thou
On the road to Damascus, Jesus hater Saul was converted by
force. He got saved without doing any seeking for Jesus at all.
Because God is no respector of persons He'll do the same with
anyone if needed.