Well Jethro, the men and woman who walked with Jesus, loved him without him dying, they loved HIM and admired Him for His values and followed Him.<quoted text>interesting post,accurate too.make a man laugh and you'll have a friend,make him cry and you'll have an enemy.
Matthew 5, speaks clearly on the character of Jesus, the only ones who wanted HIM dead where the people who sat in places of authority, power who were afraid they would lose their high pocession in life.
Jesus was a man of great sorrow Jethro He was born to die for you and me. If we were the only man and woman on earth Jesus would have still died.
Men and woman have tried to deflame Jesus through History, the men and woman who are in power is because God allows it.
Those in places of power to Judge people or pass laws people have to live with , they better do so with honesty and live by the same laws themselves. Our leaders have much to fear if they are not .