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John 3:16 Did Christ mean the Whole world?
Do You Understand John 3:16?
Everyone thinks that John 3:16 says that Christ came to die for the whole human race.
I'm here to show you he didn't.
Let's get some scriptures that contradict the belief that Christ came for humanity.
Luke 1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,
-God of ISRAEL sent Christ to redeem his people (Israel)
John 17:9 I pray for them: I pray not for the world, but for them which thou hast given me; for they are thine.
- Christ prayed for them (ISRAEL), and we just read in luke 1:68 who God gave to Christ, his people (ISRAEL)
James 4:4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
-Wow, The bible says if your a friend of the world your God's enemy (so much for world peace -COUGH-)
1 John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
WOAH! Bible says we're not supposed to LOVE the WORLD. Now I'm confused. I thought Christ died for the world?
Matthew 15:24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
-Christ once again says he's ONLY been SENT for the lost sheep of the HOUSE of ISRAEL
Let's go to the Old Testament real quick.
Isaiah 40:15 Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.
16 And Lebanon is not sufficient to burn, nor the beasts thereof sufficient for a burnt offering.
17 All nations before him are as nothing; and they are counted to him less than nothing, and vanity.
-God just said the NATIONS are LESS then NOTHING!
Define:Vanity-something worthless, trivial, or pointless.
Wow, but didn't you send your son to die for the world, if the nations are worthless, why send your son to die for them?
My head hurts there is too much contradiction! Or is there?
Christ Only Came for Israel (Negro's Latinos ' Indians)
You can choose to do one of two things. Keep reading and then look at this article, or read the article first so you can come back and fully understand this article.
The first thing you must understand that the true Israelites are the so-called blacks, hispanics, Natives.
Who was Christ Speaking to in John chapter 3?
The first thing you must understand to understand John 3:16 is who Christ is speaking to in John chapter 3?
John 3:There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews:
2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him.
3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.
So Christ is talking to Nicodemus, an Israelite, a Pharasee, a leader of the Jews, a black man.
So now let's get to verse 14
Moses, The Serpent and Christ
In order to understand the conversation Christ is having with Nicodemus and what Chrsit is talking about in verse 16 one must understand verse 14.
John 3:14 And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up:
15 That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life
Hmm... Serpent in the wilderness, Moses lifted up a snake? Just like Moses lifted up the snake in the wilderness for Israel so is Christ gonna be raised up for Israel.
What is he talking about?
Numbers 21:6 And the Lord sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people; and much people of Israel died.
So Israel spoke againts God and the Most High sent poisonous snakes to bite them 9Now here is a key point , much od ISRAEL died. This is important because there are dumb doctrines out there that teach that it was a mix multitude. No it wasn't)
7 Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the Lord, and against thee; pray unto the Lord, that he take away the serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people.
8 And the Lord said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.
(Moses made a brass Snake and put it on a pole )
9 And Moses made a serpent of brass, and put it upon a pole, and it came to pass, that if a serpent had bitten any man, when he beheld the serpent of brass, he lived.
This is important because this says ANY MAN that was bitten and he looked at the pole would live, but does that mean the chinese man could've lived? NO!
only the ISRAELITES got bit, they're the only ones who needed saving! So what's this talk about mixed multitude, no other nations were in the equation!
Now let's go to John 3:16 now that you have the background thought.
John 3:16 "For God so Loved the World"
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Now before we break this down, let's see how the bible says we're supposed to break it down.
Isaiah 28:10 For precept must be upon precept, precept upon precept; line upon line, line upon line; here a little, and there a little:
So the only way to understand the bible is to decode on verse with another,
John 3:16 For ....God.... so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
First we want to establish what god this is, who's god? There are many made up gods. Let's see what god the bible says this is.
"God"- Luke 1:68 Blessed be the Lord God of Israel; for he hath visited and redeemed his people,
So this is the God of ISRAEL, and it's telling you right there already that he's only redeeming HIS PEOPLE, ISRAELITES.
"Loved"- Deuteronomy 7:6-8
John 3:16 For God so .....loved..... the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Hmm, theres the word "LOVED" which is past tense, I wonder who the bible says the God of ISRAEL, always LOVED.
Deuteronomy 7:6 For thou art an holy people unto the Lord thy God: the Lord thy God hath chosen thee to be a special people unto himself, above all people that are upon the face of the earth.
7 The Lord did not set his love upon you, nor choose you, because ye were more in number than any people; for ye were the fewest of all people:
8 But because the Lord ------loved------you, and because he would keep the oath which he had sworn unto your fathers, hath the Lord brought you out with a mighty hand, and redeemed you out of the house of bondmen, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.
Wow God has always loved ISRAEL
"WORLD"- Isaiah 45:17/John 18:20
John 3:16 For God so loved the ===WORLD===, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Now let's examine the dictionary definition of WORLD
and then we'll see what the bible says the World is.
- The earth, together with all of its countries, peoples, and natural features
- - he was doing his bit to save the world
- All of the people, societies, and institutions on the earth
- - world affairs
- Denoting one of the most important or influential people or things of its class
- - they had been brought up to regard France as a world power
- Another planet like the earth
- - the possibility of life on other worlds
- The material universe or all that exists; everything
- A part or aspect of human life or of the natural features of the earth, in particular
- A region or group of countries
- - the English-speaking world
- A period of history
- - the ancient world
- A group of living things
- - the animal world
- The people, places, and activities to do with a particular thing
- - they were a legend in the world of British theater
- Human and social interaction
- - he has almost completely withdrawn from the world
- - how inexperienced she is in the ways of the world
- Average, respectable, or fashionable people or their customs or opinions
- A person's life and activities
- - he felt his whole world had collapsed
- Everything that exists outside oneself
- A stage of human life, either mortal or after death
- - in this world and the next
- Secular interests and affairs
- - parents are not viewed as the primary educators of their own children, either in theworldor in the church
That's a load of definitions if you ask me
But let's see what the bible says and which one of these definitions pertain to the bible
Isaiah 45:17 But Israel shall be saved in the Lord with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded ===WORLD=== without end.
Wow, you know what's heavy?
In the Old Testament it's letting you know who was already predestine to be saved!
And it calls Israel his WORLD
Don't believe in the Old Testament? Don't worry, the bible has it covered. Let's see what the Messaiah himself said.
John 18:20 Jesus answered him, I spake openly to the ===WORLD===; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.
Once again he's saying the Israelites are his World because how is he teaching the whole PLANET if he ONLY taught in temples where ONLY JEWS go to?
"Whosoever" Acts 2:21-22
John 3:16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that ......whosoever...... believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Now everyone gets stuck on this word. "Whosoever"
Acts 2:21 And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.
22 =============Ye men of Israel,======= hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know:
So after he said WHOSOEVER he calrified he was only talking to ISRAELITES!
Now you Understand John 3:16
So Christ only came for the Israelites.
John 3:16 in 10 Min or less
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