Jesus told his disciples that a time was coming when they would be persecuted for their faithfulness to him: Luke 21:12-19. He made this promise, “Not a hair of your head will perish.”
This is a wonderful promise but it seems to contradict what Jesus said immediately before.
You will be delivered up even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and some of you they will put to death. You will be hated by all for my name’s sake. But not a hair of your head will perish.
Jesus told the disciples many of them would be put to death and immediately after promised that they would suffer no harm. How can these two statements be reconciled? Read the rest of this entry