Friday, October 16, 2020

1124. எம் ஜி ஆர் , ரஜினி ரசிகர்கள் மேல் அப்படி என்ன கோபமோ?



 

 

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"குணா" விமர்சனப் புகழ் ஜார்ஜ் சாருக்கு எம் ஜி ஆர் , ரஜினி ரசிகர்கள் மேல் அப்படி என்ன கோபமோ?

தப்பா எடுத்துக்கல்லன்னா வரலாறை சொல்லுங்க கேப்போம்...😊😊😊  

இப்படி ஒரு கேள்வியை என்னைப் பார்த்துக் கேட்டுட்டார் தேவ் அவர்கள். பதில் சொல்லியாகணுமே… முயற்சி பண்றேன்.

 

                                           ஸ்டைலா இப்படி வாயை வச்சிருக்காரே ...

                                                                    அழகு / நடிப்பு ... இல்லீங்களா?

 எம்சிமார் சுத்தமா நடிக்கத் தெரியாது. நடிகனாக இருந்ததால் அரசியலில் கூட்டம் சேர்ந்தது; அரசியலில் இருந்ததால் நடிகனாகப் புகழ் வந்தது. (பெற்றால் தான் பிள்ளையான்னு ஒரே ஒரு படம் நடிச்சிருப்பார்.)ஆனா… டாப் நடிகர். எரியாதா? 

அடுத்து ரசினி… மொதல்ல ஒண்ணிரண்டு படம் நடிச்சாரு. அதுக்கு மேல அவரால முடியலையா .. இல்ல .. உங்களுக்கெல்லாம் சிகரெட்டைத் தூக்கிப் போட்டாதான் பிடிச்சுதான்னு தெரியலை. ஆனா டாப் நடிகர். எரியாதா?

ரசினி - ஒரே ஒரு.. வேணாம் … ரெண்டு படம் சொல்றேன். எசமான்னு ஒரு படம். மனைவி 9 மாசம் ஆச்சுன்னு தலையணையைக் கட்டி வச்சு, சும்மானாச்சுக்கும் சொல்றாங்க. நம்ம தலைக்கு அது கூட தெரியாதாம்! மென்பொருள் ஆளா அமெரிக்கா போய் softwareல காசு சேர்த்து வந்து இங்க அள்ளி அள்ளிக் கொட்டுறாராம். ஆனால் கல்யாணம் ஆகாத சின்னப்  பையலாகவே பொண்ணு பாத்துக்கிட்டு இருக்கார். இந்த ரெண்டு படத்தையும் வேற எந்த நடிகரை வைத்து எடுத்திருந்தாலும் இயக்குநர்களைக் கல்லை விட்டு எறிஞ்சிருப்பாங்க. கொஞ்சூண்டாவது லாஜிக் வேணாமா? ஆனா அது உங்க தல படமா… நீங்க விசிலடிக்கிறீங்க. எரியாதா? அதுவும் ஒங்க ஆளு படத்தில தான் லாஜிக் அப்டிங்கிறது சுத்தமா வழிச்சிப் போட்டாலும் வராது. பாட்சா படம் பார்த்து… வெற்றிப் படமாம். இவர் இன்னும் காதலர்… அந்தப் பக்கம் ரகுவரன் கிழடு.  ஆனால் விசில் … எரியாதா?

காமெடி கொஞ்சம் வரும். ஆனால் வடிவேலு நடிச்சும் அவரது காமெடியில் கட்டக் கடைசி இடத்தில் இருப்பது ஒங்க தல படம் தான். ரொம்ப ரொம்ப கண்றாவி. கண்றாவி என்பதை விட ‘அசிங்கமா’ இருக்கும் - சந்திரமுகி

மனோரமாவை மன்னிச்சது பெரிய மனசு. ரொம்ப appreciate  பண்ணினேன்.(பழைய கதை… உங்களுக்கெல்லாம் அது தெரியுமா?) 

அடுத்து விசய். மேல சொன்ன ரெண்டு பேர்மேல் உள்ள எரிச்சல் அந்த அளவு இந்த ஆளிடம் கிடையாது. ஆனா ஒரே மாதிரி, கொஞ்சம் கூட நடிக்காம (ஒரே ஒரு படம் - துள்ளாத மனம் துள்ளும் தவிர) கூட்டமான கூட்டம் சேர்க்கிறாரு. எதுக்குன்னு தெரியலை. எரியாதா? 

அதென்னமோ போங்க … நம்ம ஊர்ல இரண்டாவது இடத்தில இருக்கிற ஆளுக முதலிடத்திலிருக்கும் ஆளுகளை விட நல்லா பேரு வாங்குறாங்க. ஏங்க இப்படி இருக்கீங்க?  சிவாஜியை விட எம்சிஆருக்கு மருவாதை இருக்கிறதப் பார்த்தா எரியாதா? கமலை விட ரசினிக்கு மரியாதை. எரியாதா? (வி.சே.யை விட சி.கா.வுக்கு பெரிய கூட்டமில்லை. ஒருவேளை காலம் மாறுகிறதோ?)

அதென்னங்க நம்ம ஊரு மக்கள் இப்படி இருக்கீங்க. இன்னும் அந்த ஆளை இளம் ஹீரோவாக தலைமேல் தூக்கி வைத்து எப்படிக் கொண்டாட முடிகிறது. ஒரு சந்தேகமுங்க. எம்சிஆரை பெண்கள் ரொம்ப ரசிப்பாங்க. ‘என்ன கலரு’ அப்டிம்பாங்க. அடுத்து உண்மையோ பொய்யோ நல்ல மனுசன்னு அடுத்தவங்க காசில பெயர் வாங்கிட்டாரு. வள்ளல்னு பேரு. ஜானகி திருமணத்தைக்(!?) கூட மக்கள் கண்டுகொள்ளவில்லை. ஜெ கூட இருந்ததைக் கூட (!!??)யாரும் கண்டுக்கவே இல்லை. ஆனா ஒங்க தலை ஆரம்ப காலத்தில் ரொம்ப அடாவடித்தனம் .. அது இதுன்னு இருந்தார். ஆனால் மக்கள் யாரும் கண்டுக்கவே இல்லை. ஆச்சரியமாகவும் இருந்தது; அதிர்ச்சியாகவும் இருந்தது. 

ஆனால் உங்களை மாதிரி ஆட்கள் தான் முதலில் மாறணும்னு நினைக்கிறேன். நடிச்சா கை தட்டுங்க.. விசிலடிங்க. இப்போ எனக்கு வி.சே. பிடிக்கும்.  ஆனால் அதுக்காக அவர் நடிக்கிற எல்லா படத்துக்கும் நிச்சயமா விசிலடிக்கிறது கிடையாதுங்க. சில ஆட்களைப் பிடிக்கலாம். ஆனால் வெறியாகி இருக்கிறதைப் பார்த்தா … எரியுது! என்ன பண்றது? வயசானாலும் மாற மாட்டேங்குறீங்களே… இப்போ சிவாஜி படம் எல்லாத்தையும் பார்க்க முடிவதில்லை. காலமும் மாறி விட்டது. நடிப்பின் வகைமுறைகளும் மாறிப் போச்சு. நானும் மாறி விட்டேன். 

ஆனா ஒண்ணுங்க… என்ன சொன்னாலும் நீங்களும் மாறப்போவதுமில்லை. நானும் மாறப் போவதில்லை. எங்க வீட்லயும் ஒருத்தரு உண்டு...உங்கள் மாதிரி. அதை விட என் பேத்திகள் தமிழ் சீரியல் பார்ப்பதில்லை; சினிமாவும் செல்வதில்லை. ஆனால் விஜய் டான்செல்லாம் ரொம்ப பிடிக்குது. எனக்கு அப்படி ஒரு ஆச்சரியம்.

CHARISMA என்பார்கள். அது தானோ இதெல்லாம்??

 

இதையும் வாசியுங்கள்:

https://dharumi.blogspot.com/2006/04/156.html   ஏப்.2006

https://dharumi.blogspot.com/2005/11/106-8mgr.html   நவ 2005

 

 

 

 

 

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1123. GOSPEL OF MARY MAGDALANE

 

ஏசுவும் மகதலேனா மேரியும் திருமணம் செய்தது உண்மையா?

 

Christoph Markschies suggests that we have lost 85% of Christian literature from the first two centuries–and that includes only the literature we know about. Surely there must be even more, for the discovery of texts like the Gospel of Mary came as a complete surprise. We have to be careful that we don't suppose it is possible to reconstruct the whole of early Christian history and practice out of the few surviving texts that remain. Our picture will always be partial—not only because so much is lost, but because early Christian practices were so little tied to durable writing.

 


http://gnosis.org/library/marygosp.htm

The Gospel of Mary  is found in the Berlin Gnostic Codex (Papyrus Berolinensis 8502). This very important and well-preserved codex was discovered in the late-nineteenth century somewhere near Akhmim in upper Egypt. It was purchased in Cairo in 1896 by a German scholar, Dr. Carl Reinhardt, and then taken to Berlin.

The codex (as these ancient books are called) was probably copied and bound in the late fourth or early fifth century. It contains Coptic translations of three very important early Christian Gnostic texts:  the Gospel of Mary, the Apocryphon of John, and the Sophia of Jesus Christ. The texts themselves date to the second century and were originally authored in Greek.

But more importantly, the codex preserves the most complete surviving fragment of the Gospel of Mary – and it is clear this named Mary is the person we call Mary of Magdala. Two other small fragments of the Gospel of Mary from separate Greek editions were later unearthed in archaeological excavations at Oxyrhynchus, Egypt. …..Finding three fragments of a text of this antiquity is extremely unusual, and it is thus evidenced that the Gospel of Mary  was well distributed in early Christian times and existed in both an original Greek and a Coptic language translation.

Unfortunately the surviving manuscript of the Gospel of Mary is missing pages 1 to 6 and pages 11 to 14 – pages that included sections of the text up to chapter 4, and portions of chapter 5 to 8.  The extant text of the Gospel of Mary, as found in the Berlin Gnostic Codex, is presented below. The manuscript text begins on page 7, in the middle of a passage.

 

http://www.gnosis.org/library/GMary-King-Intro.html

The Gospel of Mary of Magdala:
Jesus and the First Woman Apostle

by Karen L. King

We do know that the fifth-century manuscript in which it was inscribed was purchased in Cairo by Carl Reinhardt and brought to Berlin in 1896. Two additional fragments in Greek have come to light in the twentieth century. Yet still no complete copy of the Gospel of Mary is known. Fewer than eight pages of the ancient papyrus text survive, which means that about half of the Gospel of Mary is lost to us, perhaps forever.

Yet these scant pages provide an intriguing glimpse into a kind of Christianity lost for almost fifteen hundred years.

it exposes the erroneous view that Mary of Magdala was a prostitute for what it is-a piece of theological fiction. 

The story of the Gospel of Mary is a simple one. Since the first six pages are lost, the gospel opens in the middle of a scene portraying a discussion between the Savior and his disciples set after the resurrection. The Savior is answering their questions about the end of the material world and the nature of sin. He teaches them that at present all things, whether material or spiritual, are interwoven with each other. In the end, that will not be so. Each nature will return to its own root, its own original state and destiny.

The Savior concludes this teaching with a warning against those who would delude the disciples into following some heroic leader or a set of rules and laws. Instead they are to seek the child of true Humanity within themselves and gain inward peace. After commissioning them to go forth and preach the gospel, the Savior departs.

But the disciples do not go out joyfully to preach the gospel; instead controversy erupts. All the disciples except Mary have failed to comprehend the Savior's teaching. Rather than seek peace within, they are distraught, frightened that if they follow his commission to preach the gospel, they might share his agonizing fate. Mary steps in and comforts them and, at Peter's, relates teaching unknown to them that she had received from the Savior in a vision. The Savior had explained to her the nature of prophecy and the rise of the soul to its final rest, describing how to win the battle against the wicked, illegitimate powers that seek to keep the soul entrapped in the world and ignorant of its true spiritual nature.

But as she finishes her account, two of the disciples quite unexpectedly challenge her. Andrew objects that her teaching is strange and he refuses to believe that it came from the Savior. Peter goes fur­ther, denying that Jesus would ever have given this kind of advanced teaching to a woman, or that Jesus could possibly have preferred her to them. Apparently when he asked her to speak, Peter had not expected such elevated teaching, and now he questions her character, implying that she has lied about having received special teaching in order to increase her stature among the disciples. Severely taken aback, Mary begins to cry at Peter's accusation. Levi comes quickly to her defense, pointing out to Peter that he is a notorious hothead and now he is treating Mary as though she were the enemy. We should be ashamed of ourselves, he admonishes them all; instead of arguing among ourselves, we should go out and preach the gospel as the Savior commanded us.

Disciples were offended by Jesus' apparent preference of a woman over them. 

In many respects incidents and personalities are the same as found in other gospels. Yet it is also clear that the story of the Gospel of Mary differs in significant respects.  For example, after Jesus commissions the disciples they do not go out joyfully to preach the gospel, as they do in Matthew; instead they weep, fearing for their lives. Some of the teachings also seem shocking coming from Jesus, especially his assertion that there is no such thing as sin. Modern read­ers may well find themselves sympathizing with Andrew's assessment that "these teachings are strange ideas."

It is important to remember, too, that these first Christians had no New Testament, no Nicene Creed or Apostles Creed, no commonly established church order or chain of authority, no church buildings, and indeed no single understanding of Jesus. All of the elements we might consider to be essential to define Christianity did not yet exist. Far from being starting points, the Nicene creed and the New Testament were the end products of these debates and disputes; they represent the distillation of experience and experimentation—and not a small amount of strife and struggle.

All early Christian literature bears traces of these controversies. … whether the resurrection was physical or spiritual were stimulating theological conversations and causing rifts within and among Christian groups.

History, as we know, is written by the winners. 

Much of the Gospel of Philip is dedicated to a discussion of marriage as a sacred mystery, and two passages directly refer to Mary Magdalene and her close relationship with Jesus:

There were three who always walked with the Lord: Mary, his mother, and her sister, and Magdalene, the one who was called his companion. His sister and his mother and his companion were each a Mary.   In different places in the Gospel of Philip, Mary Magdalene is called Jesus's companion, partner or consort, using Coptic variants of the word koinônos (κοινωνός), of Greek origin, or the word hôtre, of Egyptian origin.

In the Bible, koinônos is sometimes used to refer to a spouse (Malachi 2:14; cf. 3 Maccabees 4:6), but is also used to refer to a "companion" in faith (Philemon 17), a co-worker in proclaiming the Gospel (2 Corinthians 8:23), or a business associate     

The other passage, purportedly referring to Jesus kissing Mary Magdalene, is incomplete because of damage to the original manuscript. Several words are missing.

 Most notably there is a hole in the manuscript after the phrase "and used to kiss her [often] on her...." But the passage appears to describe Jesus kissing Magdalene.

As for Wisdom who is called "the barren", she is the mother [of the] angels. And the companion of the [...] Mary Magdalene. [... loved] her more than [all] the disciples [and used to] kiss her [often] on her [...]. The rest of [the disciples...] They said to him, "Why do you love her more than all of us?" The Savior answered and said to them, "Why do I not love you like her? When a blind man and one who sees are both together in the darkness, they are no different from one another. When the light comes, then he who sees will see the light, and he who is blind will remain in darkness.

The Gospel of Philip is the document responsible for popularizing the idea of a marriage between Jesus and Mary Magdalene.

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Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code is not completely an imaginative story. Probably it springs from the verses we find in gospel of Philip, " In different places in the Gospel of Philip, Mary Magdalene is called Jesus's companion, partner or consort" and " And the companion of the [...] Mary Magdalene. [... loved] her more than [all] the disciples [and used to] kiss her [often] on her [...]".

There is one another view about the 'hidden life' of Jesus. In those days, any young man remaining a bachelor till the age of 30 was very rare and unusual. These could have made the author to fabricate a story where Mary of Magdala becomes the loving wife of Jesus. Further, Peter and his fellow disciples showed great envy and jealousy with Mary. These could have been the point of germination for Brown's story. Of course Gnostic Gospels of Elaine Pagel and The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail of Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln should have given the supporting materials for Brown's novel -  for the latter it was a five-year "labour of love" in researching their book. The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail, itself a bestseller at the time, purports to be a factual history theorising that Jesus and Mary Magdalene married and had a child, and that the bloodline continues to this day, with a secret society protecting their heirs against the Catholic church. The same theme is there in Brown's novel which became a best seller - 40m copies worldwide - and also earned money for the film with the same title. Brown had to face a case of plagiarism since he used the research materials of co-authors of The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail.

 

 

 

 

 


Thursday, October 15, 2020

1122. GNOSTIC GOSPELS - GOSPEL OF PHILIP





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GNOSTIC GOSPELS

GOSPEL OF PHILIP



Translated by

Wesley W. Isenberg

 

http://gnosis.org/naghamm/gop.html


SOME EXCERPTS

A Gentile does not die, for he has never lived in order that he may die. He who has believed in the truth has found life, and this one is in danger of dying, for he is alive.

Those who sow in winter reap in summer. The winter is the world, the summer the other Aeon (eternal realm). Let us sow in the world that we may reap in the summer.

Before Christ came, there was no bread in the world, just as Paradise, the place were Adam was, had many trees to nourish the animals but no wheat to sustain man. Man used to feed like the animals, but when Christ came, the perfect man, he brought bread from heaven in order that man might be nourished with the food of man

Some said, "Mary conceived by the Holy Spirit." They are in error. They do not know what they are saying.

And the Lord would not have said "My Father who is in Heaven" (Mt 16:17), unless he had had another father, but he would have said simply "My father".

Those who say that the Lord died first and (then) rose up are in error, for he rose up first and (then) died. If one does not first attain the resurrection, he will not die. As God lives, he would [...].

There were three who always walked with the Lord: Mary, his mother, and her sister, and Magdalene, the one who was called his companion. His sister and his mother and his companion were each a Mary.

As for the Wisdom who is called "the barren," she is the mother of the angels. And the companion of the [...] Mary Magdalene. [...] loved her more than all the disciples, and used to kiss her often on her mouth. The rest of the disciples [...]. They said to him "Why do you love her more than all of us?" The Savior answered and said to them,"Why do I not love you like her? When a blind man and one who sees are both together in darkness, they are no different from one another. When the light comes, then he who sees will see the light, and he who is blind will remain in darkness."

The Lord did everything in a mystery, a baptism and a chrism and a eucharist and a redemption and a bridal chamber. [...] he said, "I came to make the things below like the things above, and the things outside like those inside. I came to unite them in the place." [...] here through types [...]and images.

Those who say, "There is a heavenly man and there is one above him" are wrong. For it is the first of these two heavenly men, the one who is revealed, that they call "the one who is below"; and he to whom the hidden belongs is that one who is above him. For it would be better for them to say, "The inner and outer, and what is outside the outer". Because of this, the Lord called destruction the "the outer darkness": there is not another outside of it. He said, "My Father who is in secret". He said, "Go into your chamber and shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father who is in secret" (Mt 6:6), the one who is within them all. But that which is within them all is the fullness. Beyond it, there is nothing else within it. This is that of which they say, "That which is above them".

Before Christ, some came from a place they were no longer able to enter, and they went where they were no longer able to come out. Then Christ came. Those who went in, he brought out, and those who went out, he brought in.

My God, my God, why, O Lord, have you forsaken me?" (Mk 15:34). It was on the cross that he said these words, for he had departed from that place.

God created man. [...] men create God. That is the way it is in the world - men make gods and worship their creation. It would be fitting for the gods to worship men!

Those who say they will die first and then rise are in error. If they do not first receive the resurrection while they live, when they die they will receive nothing. So also when speaking about baptism they say, "Baptism is a great thing," because if people receive it they will live.

The children a woman bears resemble the man who loves her. If her husband loves her, then they resemble her husband. If it is an adulterer, then they resemble the adulterer. Frequently, if a woman sleeps with her husband out of necessity, while her heart is with the adulterer with whim she usually has intercourse, the child she will bear is born resembling the adulterer. Now you who live together with the Son of God, love not the world, but love the Lord, in order that those you will bring forth may not resemble the world, but may resemble the Lord.

Farming in the world requires the cooperation of four essential elements. A harvest is gathered into the barn only as a result of the natural action of water, earth, wind and light. God's farming likewise has four elements - faith, hope, love, and knowledge. Faith is our earth, that in which we take root. And hope is the water through which we are nourished. Love is the wind through which we grow. Knowledge, then, is the light through which we ripen.

The Word said, "If you know the truth, the truth will make you free" (Jn 8:32). Ignorance is a slave. Knowledge is freedom. If we know the truth, we shall find the fruits of the truth within us. If we are joined to it, it will bring our fulfillment.

 





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Wednesday, October 14, 2020

1121. GNOSTICISM & GOSPEL OF THOMAS




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GNOSTICISM

 

The word 'Gnosticism" is from Ancient Greek language. It is a collection of religious ideas and systems which originated in the first century AD among early Christian and Jewish sects. These various groups emphasised personal spiritual knowledge more than the teachings, traditions, and authority of the church.

 

It says that humans are divine souls trapped in the ordinary physical (or material) world. They say that the world was made by an imperfect spirit. Gnostics were dualists and worshipped two (or more) gods; Christians were monists and worshipped one God. Gnostics focused on eradication of ignorance; Christian concern was the eradication of sin.

 

The Gnostic Gospels: The 52 texts discovered in Nag Hammadi, Egypt include 'secret' gospels poems and myths attributing to Jesus sayings and beliefs which are very different from the New Testament. Gnostic Gospels rejected this idea of the kingdom of God at work on Earth in Jesus.

 

The Nag Hammadi library  is a collection of early Christian and Gnostic texts discovered near the Upper Egyptian town of Nag Hammadi in 1945..

 

 

Three Gnostic gospels - gospel of Thomas, gospel of Philips, gospel of Mary Magdala and gospel of Judas - and some of their contents would bediscussed here. Of these the first one is composed of 114 sayings attributed to Jesus. Almost two thirds of these sayings resemble those found in the canonical gospels. (Numbers in bold fonts are such sayings.) It is one that was found almost full and complete.

 

INFANCY GOSPEL OF THOMAS

Translated by

Thomas O. Lambdin

SOME EXCERPTS:

These are the secret sayings which the living Jesus spoke and which Didymos Judas Thomas wrote down.

(2) Jesus said, "Let him who seeks continue seeking until he finds. When he finds, he will become troubled. When he becomes troubled, he will be astonished, and he will rule over the All."

(3) Jesus said, "If those who lead you say to you, 'See, the kingdom is in the sky,' then the birds of the sky will precede you. If they say to you, 'It is in the sea,' then the fish will precede you. Rather, the kingdom is inside of you, and it is outside of you.

(9) Jesus said, "Now the sower went out, took a handful (of seeds), and scattered them. Some fell on the road; the birds came and gathered them up. Others fell on the rock, did not take root in the soil, and did not produce ears. And others fell on thorns; they choked the seed(s) and worms ate them. And others fell on the good soil and it produced good fruit: it bore sixty per measure and a hundred and twenty per measure."

(16) Jesus said, "Men think, perhaps, that it is peace which I have come to cast upon the world. They do not know that it is dissension which I have come to cast upon the earth: fire, sword, and war. For there will be five in a house: three will be against two, and two against three, the father against the son, and the son against the father. And they will stand solitary."

 

(20) The disciples said to Jesus, "Tell us what the kingdom of heaven is like."
He said to them, "It is like a mustard seed. It is the smallest of all seeds. But when it falls on tilled soil, it produces a great plant and becomes a shelter for birds of the sky."

 

(26) Jesus said, "You see the mote in your brother's eye, but you do not see the beam in your own eye. When you cast the beam out of your own eye, then you will see clearly to cast the mote from your brother's eye."

 

(33) Jesus said, "Preach from your housetops that which you will hear in your ear. For no one lights a lamp and puts it under a bushel, nor does he put it in a hidden place, but rather he sets it on a lampstand so that everyone who enters and leaves will see its light."

 

(44) Jesus said, "Whoever blasphemes against the father will be forgiven, and whoever blasphemes against the son will be forgiven, but whoever blasphemes against the holy spirit will not be forgiven either on earth or in heaven." WHY?

 

(47) Jesus said, "It is impossible for a man to mount two horses or to stretch two bows. And it is impossible for a servant to serve two masters; otherwise, he will honor the one and treat the other contemptuously. No man drinks old wine and immediately desires to drink new wine. And new wine is not put into old wineskins, lest they burst; nor is old wine put into a new wineskin, lest it spoil it. An old patch is not sewn onto a new garment, because a tear would result."

 

(53) His disciples said to him, "Is circumcision beneficial or not?"
He said to them, "If it were beneficial, their father would beget them already circumcised from their mother. Rather, the true circumcision in spirit has become completely profitable."

 

(54) Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor, for yours is the kingdom of heaven."

 

(66) Jesus said, "Show me the stone which the builders have rejected. That one is the cornerstone."

 

(93) <Jesus said,> "Do not give what is holy to dogs, lest they throw them on the dung-heap. Do not throw the pearls to swine, lest they [...] it [...]."

 

(94) Jesus said, "He who seeks will find, and he who knocks will be let in."

 

(100) They showed Jesus a gold coin and said to him, "Caesar's men demand taxes from us."
He said to them, "Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar, give God what belongs to God, and give me what is mine."

 

(107) Jesus said, "The kingdom is like a shepherd who had a hundred sheep. One of them, the largest, went astray. He left the ninety-nine sheep and looked for that one until he found it. When he had gone to such trouble, he said to the sheep, 'I care for you more than the ninety-nine.'"

 

(114) Simon Peter said to him, "Let Mary leave us, for women are not worthy of life."
Jesus said, "I myself shall lead her in order to make her male, so that she too may become a living spirit resembling you males. For every woman who will make herself male will enter the kingdom of heaven."

 

 






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1120. FILM REVIEW - MANGO DEAMS


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhkLbFs9rqk









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