Skip to comments.Letter: What if Zimmerman acted more like Christ?
Posted on 07/19/2013 12:23:32 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
What if George Zimmerman had approached his neighborhood watch mission carrying Christs parable of the Good Samaritan in his heart?
Did Zimmermans concept of who is my neighbor? correspond to Christs?
What if foremost in Zimmermans mind had been Christs message of blessed are the meek, the peacemakers, the merciful?
What if he had had the courage and wisdom to remember the Bibles many admonitions to fear not and cheerfully engage Trayvon in conversation, giving the young man a chance to show his attitude without being put on the defensive?
While the jurys outcome may be in line with current legal constraints, moral justice has certainly not been served, and we are all now less secure in our personal liberties. Zimmermans brand of vigilantism befriends a police state, rather than civilized rule of law.
My heart aches for the family and friends of Trayvon, and trembles that so many of my countrymen want their versions of Christianity in our laws and schools, yet have no concern about Zimmermans handling of this incident in such an un-Christian manner, and the law that has rewarded him for that.
Laura Twing, Tipton
Then said He unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one. ~Luke 22:36
Here endeth the lesson.
In that case, I guess Zimmerman would shoot laser beams from his eyes. B-P Seriously, this is getting rediculous.
When Christ comes again, His rule will be “with a rod of iron” (Psalm 2:9; Revelation 2:27 among others). Talk about no understanding, never mind no faith.
You mean ‘What if Zimmerman acted more like Reginald Denny?’
If Martin had acted just a little like Christ, he would be alive now.
You mean when Jesus beat the hoo-hoo out of the bankers with a scourge?
The bankers were “unarmed”.
Nail on the head post.
Or as Robin Williams put it, “When Jesus comes back, he’s not going to look like Ted Nugent, uh uh, he’s coming back as Charles Bronson, and he’s going to be gd’d po’d.”
“Do not for a moment suppose that I have come to abrogate the Law or the Prophets: I have not come to abrogate them but to give them their completion.” ~Matthew 5:17
While we’re being more “Christ-like” Laura, how about cutting George a break as well? Like going after the BPs who put a bounty on GZs head? Or let him have a fair trial without the media slanting everything? Or go ahead and release the bad stuff in St. Skittles background so that we can form a more informed opinion?
Laura, you come up with something like that, you’d better make sure that yuor moral plate is spotless.
What if Trayvon had been more like Christ and less like a street thug?
Hard to do when the first thing Trayvon does is cold cock you in the nose then jump on top of you to "ground and pound" you. The blood pouring down the back of your throat tends to inhibit clear speech. Laura, you're a moron!
This crap is getting ridiculous. Recently it was Travon Martin = Dred Scott. Now it’s WWZD?
Wait for my next thread .... it’s a DOOZY!
Maybe he would mentor black children for free?
Maybe he would protest the police's lack of interest in prosecuting a guy that beat a homeless black man?
Maybe he would look in on neighbors who had been terrorized by home invaders?
Maybe he would volunteer to spend time watching out for his neighbors?
Actually, it doesn't end there.
Jesus stopped the fighting and healed the injured.
Read on a little further to Luke 22:49-51
When they which were about him saw what would follow, they said unto him, Lord, shall we smite with the sword?
And one of them smote the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear.
And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.
It doesn’t end there either.
GZ would have been the one that died that night!
And he would have come back in three days. ;)
Ten bucks says that the poser of this question is an atheist.
I have asked people who disagreed with the verdict to lay their head on the curb so I can repeatedly smash it.
Funny how I never get any takers!
I thank you for all your work in uncovering all these things. You literally cannot make this stuff up. Surely there must be dueling Jesus analogies out there? A WWZD vs. a WWTD kind of thing? We need to do a comparison.
What if Saint skittles had walked up and said “Hello” instead of pounding GZ’s head into the concrete?
Then George Zimmerman would be dead.
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Laura needs to watch a few Rev Manning videos.
If Christ was in Zimmerman’s shoes, I’m sure that Trayvon Martin would have also beaten up that creepy ass cracker.
What if Trayvon Martin had?
It’s letters like this that I like to simply put the opposite view in place almost verbatim ...
What if Trayvon Martin had approached his neighborhood watch person carrying Christs parable of the Good Samaritan in his heart?
Did Martins concept of who is my neighbor? correspond to Christs?
What if foremost in Martins mind had been Christs message of blessed are the meek, the peacemakers, the merciful?
What if he had had the courage and wisdom to remember the Bibles many admonitions to fear not and cheerfully engage Zimmerman in conversation, giving the neighbnorhood watchman a chance to show his attitude without being put on the defensive?
Two can play that game.
Why didn’t Zimmerman act more like Christ? Because he lacked Christ’s power. Otherwise he might have blinded Trayvon Martin with a flash of light, knocked him to the ground and said, “Trayvon, why do you persecute me?” (see Acts 9:4).
He would have been falsely accused of crimes by people looking for an excuse to hate him and then he would have been crucified while leadership washed their hands of the matter.
It’s hard to tell anymore which denomination is best at stamping “sucker” on your forehead when you come to church, Evangelicals or Catholics.......
MALCHUS, I SAID WHAT IF ZIMMERMAN...
Thus sayeth the Lord thy God, "PREPARETH YE THE WAY OF THE BUTTHURT!!"
That would be the Muslims...
We’re supposed to turn the other cheek, but Zimmerman had run out of noses...
“Blessed are the peacemakers.” This refers to those people spreading the gospel, bringing peace between sinners and God. It does not refer to Jess Jackson wannabes trying to be peacemakers between union thugs and others.
The Trayvon-Zimmerman story is the most flogged, idiotic piece of race-baiting imaginable.
Let’s all just be done with it and move on to what the criminals in government are doing to Americans.
Real Americans need to take back their government starting from the local level and moving up.
Kick ass and take names.
Run all the evildoers out. Expose them. Prosecute them. Hang them.
This T-Z story is like daytime trash TV. How many years are we going to keep beating the same dead horse ?
As ridiculous as the black church burnings during Clinton’s tenure.
He only had two cheeks to turn.
Jesus told Peter to “Put up thy sword into the sheath:” He didn’t tell him to throw it away.
Psalms 144:1 Blessed be the LORD my strength, which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight:
And the next verse has been my tagline for years.
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