(ThyBlackMan.com) There have been speculation’s and theories about the death of Christ , but there is one aspect to this story that gets overlooked and that is what I would like to point out in this article. I want to clarify to our youth what the story of the crucifixion actually represents. Because the true understanding of it has been lost over the ages but the essence of his senseless assassination still remains. First we must recognize that the spirit of Jesus has died and been resurrected many times, but it’s resurrection was only known to his mortal enemies – that keep watch for it’s return. And time and time again he faces the same rejection, ridicule, torcher and crucifixion every time he returns because an ” Anti-Christ Mentality and System ” is in place in this world and has been for centuries.
But to truly be a disciple of Christ we must understand the true ” Reason ” for his death and why he continues to meet the cross every time he
returns. And the reason is very simple , Jesus was a “ young ” teacher who came to the people with ” New Wine ” which represents ” New Ideas “. And new wine can not be placed in “ old ” wine skins meaning old minds that harbor old mentalities and tradition’s. Because sadly old minds are set in their ways of thinking and they hate and reject new ways of thinking. People in their old age often have a ” Seniority Complex as well as a Superiority Complex ” and they feel that the knowledge they possess is concrete and should not be challenged especially by a young person. Old minds are Intimidated by Change , they fear Change because they think it would undermined their seniority . And knock them off their pedestal of being the founders of absolute truth – but truth is not absolute.
Truth is always evolving with every generation , but this is intimidating to people with an old mind-set to learn that their truth is no longer relevant. And Jesus came to those in Power and told them that he was coming to establish a new truth. And the ” elders ” did not want to step down and let a new way that was contrary to theirs be established. So they plotted and eventually assassinated the ” Young ” teacher for that simple , senseless and petty reason. – then they held him up on a cross , ” Not in praise ” but as a ” Warning ” to those that would follow Jesus’s example and teachings that ” If you challenge us this is what will happen to you “.
And that scenario has played out time and time again throughout history. We’ve seen it with Abraham Lincoln , with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Pres. John F. Kennedy , Malcolm X , all of these people were ” young ” with new ideas challenging the old ways – and they were scorned and crucified. And their memories and their images are erected on pedestals ” by their killers ” as a warning to their disciples that “ If you challenge us this is what will happen to you “. But did these old minds really accomplish anything glorious ? NO , they only stifled the progress and mental evolution of not only our children , but their own as well. And left us all in the prison of an outdated mind-set that is passed from generation to generation.
But I guess when you are old and reaching the end of your life , you don’t really care if the destruction of the world comes after you’re dead. – And that people is the thing that should be crucified , ” That selfishness of not caring about the interest of other’s over our own ” . And the psychotic idea of rather killing those with the spirit of ” Change ” rather than humbly submitting to the fact that your time has passed – just as seasons pass.
Staff Writer; King Nazir Muhammad