A Samaritan Village Rejects Jesus
Now it came to pass, when the time had come for t Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem,
and sent messengers before His face. And as they went, they entered a village of the Samaritans, to prepare for Him.
But u they did not receive Him, because His face was set for the journey to Jerusalem.
And when His disciples v James and John saw this, they said, "Lord, do You want us to command fire to come down from heaven and consume them, just as w Elijah did?"
But He turned and rebuked them, and said, "You do not know what manner of x spirit you are of.
"For y the Son of Man did not come to destroy men's lives but to save them." And they went to another village.
New King James Version (NKJV) Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.
For the Lord GOD will help Me; Therefore I will not be disgraced; Therefore I have set My face like a flint, And I know that I will not be ashamed.
So then, after the Lord had spoken to them, He was received up into heaven, and sat down at the right hand of God.
Until the day in which He was taken up, after He through the Holy Spirit had given commandments to the apostles whom He had chosen.
But He needed to go through Samaria.
Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, "How is it that You, being a Jew, ask a drink from me, a Samaritan woman?" For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.
James the son of Zebedee and John the brother of James, to whom He gave the name Boanerges, that is, "Sons of Thunder".
2 Kings 1:10
So Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, "If I am a man of God, then let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men." And fire came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
2 Kings 1:12
So Elijah answered and said to them, "If I am a man of God, let fire come down from heaven and consume you and your fifty men." And the fire of God came down from heaven and consumed him and his fifty.
For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
"for the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.
And if anyone hears My words and does not believe, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.