Rulers Who Were Actually Good - History Hijinks

30 apr. 2021
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History is full of Rulers, but most of them (especially some famous ones) can be Kind Of Terrible upon closer inspection. So let's take a look at two kings we can actually consider to be Good - not perfect, not blameless, but a heck of a lot more virtuous than the average ruler, that's for sure.
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SOURCES & Further Reading: The Great Courses Plus lectures "Being Persian" by Robert Garland, "The Persian Era" by Jean-Pierre Isbouts, "Saladin: Chivalry and Conquest - 1187" by Eamonn Gearon, and "Saladin and the Defeat of the Crusaders" by Dorsey Armstrong.
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  • So a coworker/friend of mine is doing a humanities class in college and she told me she always struggled with history as a kid - and I immediately thought of this, because you teach history in such a radically different way compared to the way it’s done in the American public school system (shiver). I sent her links to the Pope Fights, Alcibiades, and this one to get her started. She also loves Greek mythology, so she’s gonna have a ball with Red, too.

    Glytch MeisterGlytch MeisterAcum 13 ore
  • Good and bad is like power. Power determines the outcome.

    Mavi KartalMavi KartalAcum 16 ore
  • I’m not sure how he picked this list. Saladin was a brutal leader to his enemies. He would bury them into the sand up to their neck and then pour water out in front of them just out of reach. Why would someone like Charlemon not be on the list? He brought a Renaissance to France and re-introduced many of the amenities lost at the fall of the Roman empire.

    The GiantThe GiantAcum 19 ore
  • What about Darius of Persia and Tipu Sultan of India?

    SEERSEERAcum 20 ore
  • so the movie kingdom of heaven is correct after all? since the wikipedia-article about it says (under "Academic criticism") that the portrayal of the christians as barbaric and the muslims as not so is not factual.

    George StarkGeorge StarkAcum 20 ore
  • NO. WRONG. Saladin ENSLAVED most of Jerusalem when he took it in 1187. Lame.

    TheLoyalOfficerTheLoyalOfficerAcum 20 ore
  • King Herod was a pretty good ruler as well. However history especially Christian history betrays King Herod as a monster.

    Stephen BlackwellStephen BlackwellAcum o Zi
  • Wasn't saladin the guy that murdered his sons over imaginary threats to his power.

    Charles AtanasioCharles AtanasioAcum o Zi
  • Me: *cries in brasilian*.

    Pedro NovaesPedro NovaesAcum o Zi
  • Got into my recommendations because you share viewers with SCP channels apparently. For a summary style history is really not bad at all. No shit you have to leave some stuff out for time. IMO paints a fair picture

    Allister SmithAllister SmithAcum o Zi
  • Umar II next please

    MAHDI MEHDIMAHDI MEHDIAcum 2 Zile
  • Yes, this is indeed why we are memelords, thanks Saladin for the genes.

    ralekralekAcum 3 Zile
  • Huh, kind of nice as an Egyptian, who never expects to see their country in any discussion, and also kind of hates their country, to see it just come up and not because of an all-inclusive thing or a pyramids thing.

    ralekralekAcum 3 Zile
  • 0:31 *cough cough* Hamilton *cough cough*

    Johnny CrankNoseJohnny CrankNoseAcum 3 Zile
  • Saladin was not an Arab, but a Kurd. Cyrus was half-Mede, half-Achaemenid. The Medes are the most important ancestors of the Kurds. In fact, Armenians kept referring to Kurds as "Medes" well into the 12th century, while Arabs used "Kurds" to refer to the exact same people since the 7th or 8th century. "Kurd" slowly replaced "Mede" because of the Arabs' increased influence in the Middle-East (naturally, a dominant language will, over time, replace definitions of smaller languages-even if those smaller languages were more prominent in history). In other words; both of these leaders had Kurdish DNA-and if you want to contest the Cyrus claim, you still can not deny that both of these leaders were from the same racial group: Iranic/Aryan. Many other Kurdish leaders throughout history have been noted (by foreigners) for their benevolence and righteousness. More recent example is the Kurds' treatment of ISIS terrorists after those very terrorists committed a genocide against Yazidi Kurds.

    Kurdish HeritageKurdish HeritageAcum 3 Zile
    • Well dont generalise so much, my das says he understand why arabs abd turks hate kurds, the only kurd he knows speaks him being rude and arrogant.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • Achaemenid Empire is a true spiritual and the greatest Empire in the history of the world and some historians say that if Cyrus The Great wouldn't had happened then maybe there would have been be no Christianity and Judaism in the world

    Zaroon Yakhya KhanZaroon Yakhya KhanAcum 4 Zile
    • @Zaroon Yakhya Khan A party done by the last sha remenbering schaemrnids triggeeee the revolution. The ayatollah said that value the pagan past was sntiislamic. Movies about achaemenids are forbidden. Too, until Western colonization, they had forgotten the achaemenids.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
    • @adamnesico no they don't and how could they

      Zaroon Yakhya KhanZaroon Yakhya KhanAcum 3 Zile
    • And in Iran they hate the achaemenids. Sad

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • Please make a series abt good kings (with their flaws) around the world. Can you cover king Ashoka if possible 👍

    Binish ThomasBinish ThomasAcum 4 Zile
    • @Binish Thomas why? Just another religion of the many that existed. Why people would see it bad?

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 14 ore
    • @adamnesico 😅 true...but one can say that he converted to Buddhism...which would or must have caused more Rebellion.

      Binish ThomasBinish ThomasAcum 14 ore
    • @Binish Thomas Yes, spread peace after he had conquered everything, good for avoid rebellions.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 16 ore
    • @adamnesico the guy did go beyond to spread word of peace 🤔 after his guilt leading to transformation....some elements can be propaganda but most of it seems legit

      Binish ThomasBinish ThomasAcum 17 ore
    • Not sure, Ashoka seems more a propaganda history than true grief.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • So proud of Salah Alden a pure kurdish hero.

    JUPITERJUPITERAcum 4 Zile
  • Isn't Cyrus like one of the few people recognized by Jewish Orthodoxy as a Messiah?

    CillranchelloCillranchelloAcum 4 Zile
  • you need to cover omar bin abd al aziz

    w wybornw wybornAcum 4 Zile
  • I'm curious if Cyrus actually believed his claims or if he was just a canny ruler who knew that with the diverse empire he'd built himself, religious tolerance was a must if he didn't want it ripping itself apart, and that making it sound like all the gods agreed with him was a good way to keep anyone who might complain scared.

    Steven Victor NeimanSteven Victor NeimanAcum 4 Zile
  • You know. It hurts your credibility when you complain about the oversimplification of history and then oversimplify the crusades, one of history’s most complex periods, in the first couple of minutes in your video.

    phoebosphoebosAcum 4 Zile
  • Maybe the western world should take some notes from Cyrus....

    Cedar MossCedar MossAcum 4 Zile
  • who tf is saladen salah al-deen is his name ffs ( ꒪Д꒪)ノ

    3MAR00SS3MAR00SSAcum 4 Zile
  • when a massive proportion of your videos are great man history and you say you have no interest in great man history.

    alcaz4ralcaz4rAcum 4 Zile
  • Antonius Pius is the best emperor of rome

    Apostolo Forrest GumpApostolo Forrest GumpAcum 5 Zile
  • Great Men history is right in my experience as a historian to be honest. But that might be because my area of study is mainly on leaders lmao.

    GalahadGalahadAcum 5 Zile
  • Blue hissing furiously about great man theory truly nourishes this historian's heart

    Hanna -Liminal-Hanna -Liminal-Acum 6 Zile
  • If you wanna love Saladin more just watch kingdom of heaven directors cut

    Wife beater 9000Wife beater 9000Acum 6 Zile
  • Yeah too bad Cyrus's grandson is now (rather unfairly) know as history's biggest villan and the potential end of western democracy.

    illwill1991illwill1991Acum 6 Zile
    • @adamnesico no I know Darius was a usurper. But he still married Cyrus's daughter. Which makes his son xerxes Cyrus's grandson.

      illwill1991illwill1991Acum 3 Zile
    • @illwill1991 see kings and general video about Darius. They say that oficial history is a lie written by him, he was an usurper.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
    • @adamnesico wait... so Dan carlin lied to me? Hardcore history is wrong? I know I said son and xerxes was his grandson so that was a stupid mistake on my part. But now you're telling me that they weren't even related?!?!

      illwill1991illwill1991Acum 3 Zile
    • Son?? Xerxes wasnt even related to him according to modern historians.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • saladin: there's a difference between being a villain and being cruel.

    G r i z zG r i z zAcum 6 Zile
  • It is sad how these days in the middle east, facts about Saladin, the Ayyubid dynasty and the median empire are censored due to their heavy connection with Kurds, Kurdish identity and history

    S.S.AS.S.AAcum 6 Zile
  • I studied the crusades under a very devout Christian, and even she thought Saladin was cool.

    Bi-ProductBi-ProductAcum 7 Zile
  • For the algorithm

    LerasLerasAcum 7 Zile
  • Ever heard about Ashoka?

    Akshit GaurAkshit GaurAcum 7 Zile
  • 2:48 i believe you meant : "greens beans tomatoes potatoes lamb ham"

    Lava PopsicleLava PopsicleAcum 7 Zile
  • Man, Kush mountains. mountains.

    Philipe ArakakiPhilipe ArakakiAcum 7 Zile
  • There’s a play called Nathan the wise wich plays in Jerusalem under Saladins reign it’s pretty good

    Amelie MAmelie MAcum 7 Zile
  • Funny thing about Thomas Jefferson is that he was a huge fan of Cyrus the Great. He even had the book Cyropaedia by Xenophon which was a somewhat fictional biography of Cyrus and the Achaemenid Empire.

    Chris BumfaceChris BumfaceAcum 8 Zile
  • what about baldwin

    Gabriel NguyenGabriel NguyenAcum 8 Zile
  • Nobody mentioned Sejong the Great here? Wow. I suppose the Hallyu wave does not reach its history. The man got his moniker not from conquest but from his reforms! He did conquer Tsushima and defeated the Jurchens, but he's best remembered because he made the Korean alphabet! He wrote a book about farming techniques for his farmers, he reformed the Korean calendar system, and even gave the women serfs of his land maternity leave!

    budakbaong siahbudakbaong siahAcum 8 Zile
  • Everyone always gets mad at the tyrannical rulers and maybe the should. However, I ask you: have you ever tried to herd a million cats? How well did that go for you? Perhaps you started to get a little...stern with them. lololol

    TheoTheoAcum 8 Zile
  • Orientalist. Barbraphilos.

    menoloe homobavonesmenoloe homobavonesAcum 8 Zile
  • 5:50 did blue just nearly nailed the Arabic name 😗😗😗

    Ahmed El-barbaryAhmed El-barbaryAcum 8 Zile
  • Most rulers: Be more like me or die king Cyrus: Pay your taxes don't brake the law and we cool

    FlameWolfFlameWolfAcum 8 Zile
  • Love it. How about Emperor Akbar of the Mughal Empire? Was a brilliant tactician -- at the age of 16. He built infrastructure, created an audited tax system with auditors who audited the auditors; invented the mansabdhari system to prevent the centuries of succession wars that had occurred under the Delhi Sultanate; refused to build or live in a capital because he didn't want to be out of touch with the provinces, and so spent his life traveling in a tent city; and worked to end religious divisions by sponsoring public debates between Christians, Muslims, Sikhs, and Hindus, arbited by himself.

    M.M. GM.M. GAcum 8 Zile
  • What about Hitler?

    Suclox • 12 years agoSuclox • 12 years agoAcum 8 Zile
    • Haha funny nazi joke (goes wrong)

      JUPITERJUPITERAcum 4 Zile
  • Genghis Khan (or Chinggis Qaan) was pretty good.

    Kevin WuKevin WuAcum 8 Zile
    • @Kevin Wu you are wrong Temujin saw sedentary people as inferior, for that he liked to raze cities. His chinese adviser had yo convince him against the decision of kill all the chinese. So, wrong, he was deeply racist. Yes most people did horrible things, and precisely to chose the best person an obvious criteria is to chose the ones who didnt. If you give prosperity for your people killing far more than the ones you benefit, you are not good. That is a false prejudice, if Hitler would have thought that he would hace not surrounded himself of men of black hair, like him.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
    • ​@adamnesico While he was ruthless and killed many people (even those who can't fight such as children) but considering the situation of the time. Everyone else had pillaged, raped women, killed non-combatants. Besides, the only time he was completely ruthless was when people killed his ambassadors (though some acted as spies) and people who had sworn loyalty only to turn on him when he left. He wasn't racist like Hitler nor Stalin. He didn't determine a person by birth but instead merit unlike Hitler ("white skin, blond(e) hair , blue eyed people were superior).

      Kevin WuKevin WuAcum 3 Zile
    • Good ruler for his subjects. And tremendously ruthless. Sorry but that thing of: You are with me, or die, is an essence of evil. He was the Hitler, Stalin, Bokassa... of his time, all together.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • Saying that Cyrus runs on China's mandate of heaven thought process is kinda stupid, cus the idea of gods favouring one place/family over others has existed for thousands of years in areas where the monarchs are thought to be gods in themselves.

    Nitul DeshpandeNitul DeshpandeAcum 8 Zile
  • I would raise the holy roman emperor Friedrich II. as a candidate. As he grew up in Sicily he had a lot of exposure to the muslim world, was tutored by and friend to many muslims and even kept on to them as advisers as an adult, in a time when the majority of both cultures would slit each others throat at the first opportunity. He was pressed by some early vowes securing him the imperial crown and the pope keeping him to it (he was excommunicated over it multiple times) to lead a crussade to recapture Jerusalem. Eventually he called upon the German knights order, as it was the only one that heeded his call and shipped himself to Palestine and succeeded in "capturing" Jerusalem without spilling a drop of blood as he was held in high esteem by the muslims and they had grown tired of waring over the city amongst themselves. So they basically just gave it to him for him as he was known to be a reliable and just ruler that wouldn't abuse or hinder any muslim inhabitants or pilgrims

    boahkeinbockmehrboahkeinbockmehrAcum 8 Zile
  • Saladin? Isn't that the guy who had a couple of thousand pilgrims he had taken hostage executed at the other side of his domain over his war with richard the Lionheart and his slaughter of hostages? I mean he was a noble ruler for his time and showed a lot of restraint towards other noblemen, partly due to his character, partly due to the need of peace with the crusaders while simultaneously being forced by some promises that solidified his rule earlier to engage them due to inner islamic conflicts pressing the issue for him. So he had an interest to be magnificent in victory to not provoke a swift retaliation. But like so many other supposedly great rulers in history, be it monarchs or dictators, didn't care at all about the lifes of the little people under his power. Just like European knights would according to the code of chivalry spare hostile knights and ransom them, but slaughter without the blink of an eye any man at arms or levied farmer left at their peril.

    boahkeinbockmehrboahkeinbockmehrAcum 8 Zile
  • you're oversimplifying history and cherry-picking the parts that you want. One doesn't build an empire that large without spilling a lot of blood and wiping out entire nations from existence

    phoeniximperatorphoeniximperatorAcum 9 Zile
  • Both men are of Iranian descent 🤩

    Keyan centKeyan centAcum 9 Zile
    • @Keyan cent yeah i know but he was from iraq and not iran

      JUPITERJUPITERAcum 3 Zile
    • @JUPITER Kurds afghans Tajiks Persian and so on are all Iranians

      Keyan centKeyan centAcum 4 Zile
    • Salah a'lden was kurdish*

      JUPITERJUPITERAcum 4 Zile
  • I'd love a video where he talks about monarchy in general.

    Tyrant-DenTyrant-DenAcum 9 Zile
  • I'd like to see something about Emperors who, besides being virtuous like Saladin, also despised the idea of being conquerors. The only ones that come to my mind are Ashoka (after converting to Buddhism) and Marcus Aurelius (who was a Stoic philosopher). Anyone else?

    Ramiro P.Ramiro P.Acum 9 Zile
    • Ashoka didnt brcame peaceful after become buddhist. He simply had vonqered all India.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • Saladin also had all the military order troops hacked to death by amateurs and smiled, and cyrus started a war because he was rejected by a warrior queen. Also the lack of ashoka was kinda sad. Love your content, thanks for your time and work.

    J SothJ SothAcum 9 Zile
    • And Saladin too killed the 3000 muslims in the crusader army.

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • By the way Saladin was a Kurd Weird that you forgot to mention that 💁‍♀️💁‍♀️💁‍♀️

    lughman watandustlughman watandustAcum 9 Zile
  • saladin was an atual good guy hollywood : unfortunatly for you history will not see it this way.

    Isaac HirschIsaac HirschAcum 9 Zile
    • You didnt saw Kingdom of Heaven

      adamnesicoadamnesicoAcum 3 Zile
  • you know its bad when even the christian enemies cheer for your other enemy

    Isaac HirschIsaac HirschAcum 9 Zile
  • "...this is known as 'Great Man History' and it's stupid" Literally the whole of history of mankind would like a word with you, Blue.

    Lithium 1995Lithium 1995Acum 9 Zile
  • Napoleon. No i will not elaborate.

    VyllckartVyllckartAcum 9 Zile
  • I grew up Shia and have always heard of Saladin as a mass-murderer who hated Shias. Is there any source that can attest to this?

    xHASSUNAxxHASSUNAxAcum 9 Zile
  • blue is a venician reincarnated

    Loot LootedLoot LootedAcum 9 Zile
  • You mean history as written by victorious

    saket mundhadasaket mundhadaAcum 9 Zile
  • I recently began imagining that Blue wears the clothes appropriate for the era below his waist in each of his episodes and I kinda like this mental exercise. It really let you feel the era a bit better

    Jakub WojciechowskiJakub WojciechowskiAcum 10 Zile
  • Can you guys do Vlad the Impaler thing?

    Emily Angelica BridgeEmily Angelica BridgeAcum 10 Zile
  • Ever you just said. I love it

    Bernard Walking CrowBernard Walking CrowAcum 10 Zile
  • You should do Henry IV of France. His nickname was lirerally "The good king".

    Steve JakabSteve JakabAcum 10 Zile
  • "Named after a distant ancestor" who didn't actually exist and was made up by Darius

    卵戦士卵戦士Acum 10 Zile
  • I wouldnt call Cyrus kind if his motivation was pragmatic. Just a clever politician.

    MrMaltasarMrMaltasarAcum 10 Zile
  • One ripple effect of Cyrus' not-suckiness is the fact that Persian is one of the only languages of its age still spoken regularly and in widespread manner, just under different names.

    Chad PetersonChad PetersonAcum 10 Zile
  • Lol, that one bible class I took for funsies one semester finally bears fruit. I knew Cyrus!

    HybridEqualistHybridEqualistAcum 10 Zile
  • Must remember the past to learn from it. These guys definitely deserve to be learned from

    David MooreDavid MooreAcum 10 Zile
  • 7:25 - “not to disturb the tower” ..... dude, hang a sock from the window

    Beneko '11Beneko '11Acum 10 Zile
  • Be brave, like Salah ah-din!

    lidularlidularAcum 10 Zile
  • Cyrus wrote his own history through clever propaganda and leveraging local interests to insure loyalty to him and a positive interpretation of his actions, he also knew how to construct a good myth that would sell well with the people at the time and was a good judge of character. The Jewish depiction also influences all interpretations very heavily, and they called him a messiah for freeing them from bondage. His actions however seem to be pragmatic and cynical tempered by a strong personal moral belief system but not an overwhelming one, counter to the standard goody two shoes depiction (which no good king has ever been as such a character leads to more abuses not less). Saladin was favoured by Christian sources Muslims ones are a lot less focused on him except for the ones he commissioned, they also are less blinded by the whole chivalric foe ideal and far more willing to depict him as a opportunist warlord who spent more time fighting other Muslim warlords than anything and tended to view fighting the crusaders a source of legitimacy rather than and end in itself. He is also depicted as very fickle and as giving mercy and favours in so far as he could see them benefiting him or his image. He was lucky that the crusaders tended to write off his acts of cruelty as they tended to effect the unimportant and lower class doing so even in the cases where they were Christian. The modern habit of self guilt also popularised a caricature of the Christian depiction of him in which he's the second coming of Christ (so long as Christ has bizarrely modern principles and lives in a medieval period that little resembles our own).

    Voryn RosethornVoryn RosethornAcum 10 Zile
  • Just to show how cordial and respectful Salidan and Richard I were to eachother during the third crusade, it was proposed and seriously considered that Salidan's Brother Al-Adil, who was one of his best and most trusted advisors, and Richard's sister Joan, who was his favorite sister, be married. In this arrangement, Jerusalem would be a wedding gift to the new couple and they would jointly rule it. The only reason it seems that it fell through and Salidan didn't accept Richard's proposal was that Richard insisted that Al-Adil convert to Christianity

    RNG LillianRNG LillianAcum 11 Zile
  • King Benjamin

    DeMattMorencyDeMattMorencyAcum 11 Zile
  • About Saladin: "If he punched you, you would have to fight the overwhelming urge to thank him."

    Jason MartinJason MartinAcum 11 Zile
  • Where is Napoleon

    Napoleon IIINapoleon IIIAcum 11 Zile
    • Umm...in his grave waiting for hell probably

      JUPITERJUPITERAcum 4 Zile
  • Monarchy is no more innately bad than republics, you could have picked all the various constitutional monarchies as well

    BattlezBattlezAcum 11 Zile
  • Cyrus was chill and i live him

    Kris NapierKris NapierAcum 11 Zile
  • After playing Assassin's Creed and Age of Empires II I think I'm some kind of expert on Saladin as well, you know?

    Ignacio CañasIgnacio CañasAcum 12 Zile
  • Love these videos!! ❤ Can you summarize Nostradamus and his predictions?

    Chevy ElmoChevy ElmoAcum 12 Zile
  • no such thing no gods no masters baybee

    Harris RihanHarris RihanAcum 12 Zile
  • Saladin: Take the Castle! But be mindful of the two love birds in the tower. It's their honeymoon you know! The Army: Awwweeehhhh 🥰🥰🥰

    J SantosJ SantosAcum 12 Zile
  • "some good rulers" having only some good rulers over the course of thousands of years says a lot about humans

    Tombstone490Tombstone490Acum 12 Zile
    • What if we had no rulers?

      gfox 1312gfox 1312Acum 12 Zile
  • 🤝Breathtakingly elegant analysis/&dissection👑📽

    Vinco Galzu TzuVinco Galzu TzuAcum 12 Zile
  • Hey hey hey What about David?

    j. jimenezj. jimenezAcum 12 Zile
  • Thank you for taking time to talk about the Good Boys of the Middle East. I love hearing about these two loveable guys (And i MEAN loveable! Even the people other ENEMIES liked them more.)

    Fandom CakeFandom CakeAcum 12 Zile
  • King Baldwin The Leper was also cool.

    Funny ValentineFunny ValentineAcum 12 Zile
  • Augustus Caesar is one of the best rulers from history hands down.

    William HocterWilliam HocterAcum 12 Zile
  • Feel like Pedro II from Brazil was a pretty model good ruler. As in, it's kind of hard to think of bad things that he did. Granted, he is not as glorious as others, but was definetely on the good side.

    Cristian PissaiCristian PissaiAcum 12 Zile
  • This better have my boy Huey Long in there

    That one servant of SataniaThat one servant of SataniaAcum 12 Zile
  • Could you guys pls make a Hades pin pls

    K.S. P395K.S. P395Acum 12 Zile
  • I know it's not classical history, but I recently learned about Nestor Makhno, and as one might expect of an anarchist warlord, he was a class act.

    RobinTheVikingRobinTheVikingAcum 12 Zile
    • He wasn't really a ruler tho

      gfox 1312gfox 1312Acum 12 Zile
  • I would love to see Blue paly Crusader Kings 3 or two doesn't matter.

    Илиан ТодоровИлиан ТодоровAcum 13 Zile
  • Are we talking about the same Cyrus whose alcohol-laden trap led to the death of the son of Tomyris, who in turn then promptly crucified Cyrus and, some suggest, made his skull into a goblet? Clearly after all his good deeds, he decided to drop the nice guy act at the worst possible time. :)

    CW EckertCW EckertAcum 13 Zile
  • @4:10 that is not a good source for, well anything really.

    CaptainXJCaptainXJAcum 13 Zile
  • John 3:16 "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." Jesus, who was God in the flesh of a man, died for the remission of sin, including yours, was buried, and rose form the dead 3 days later. If you simply believe in this to apply to you and trust Jesus to save you from the second death, then you have everlasting life in heaven.

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