what was the implication of that? Was it seduction? Was it for the purpose of sexual intoxication? Was it for go and human glorification? Did JESUS do that to be acclaimed beautiful? Did HE affirm beautification from nudity? The concept of nudity at crucifixion - with specific emphasis on garment, being cast lots upon, was to fulfil prophecy (Psalms 22:18).
JESUS ends with the purpose of salvation because that's where we should begin. If you ever want to know where to start in obedience to GOD, begin where JESUS ended on Earth. It was to leave fresh in our memories the most important things to deal with: preach salvation by GOD to everyone (Mark 16:15), all who believe, would denounce fellowship with the world and follow GOD and those who follow GOD would not be condemned to an eternity of nothingness (Mark 16:16), and there would be signs to validate the words of salvation so that those who couldn't believe at testimony would believe at the abundant feats which are extraordinary (Mark 16:17 & 18).
Look at what JESUS did while HE was alive, then compliment this with what HE did while HE was dead and add these to what HE did when HE resurrected back to life – to never die, again.
Hope comes with pain especially in the face of opposition.
to live by the strength of faith, to be strong by faith, in faith and for the furtherance of faith. To be glad in all things: going my way or on my way, going. To take joy in GOD and from GOD.
I saw trees teach the human consciousness that one can remain where they have been planted in the course and sequence of living and still reach out to the tethers of purpose and be fulfilled.
For GOD’sBondMan, the pretext of every interface with life is if that which shall be done is ordained to be done. If it fits into the overall sketch of creation.
My fear is rooted deep in my belief, it is the mantra that without GOD, I am nothing and it is GOD who is the substance and bearing of whatever I have been and shall become.