As was the practice of those times, people who committed suicide were not given a Christian burial. As he works off his despair forging iron at the fire, a strange knight appears at the door.
He is Godfrey (Liam Neeson) and he tells Balian that he is his true father.
This outlook, as common as it maybe, depletes the real message behind the teachings of Jesus who tough that there is so much more to the kingdom than just a place for the faithful after death.
Throughout the Bible Jesus' adds a list of saying as a type of guideline for one to enter the Kingdom of God known as the Beatitudes.
The kingdom of God is not preeminently political, though it has implications for politics.
Wherever Christ's gospel breaks the stony heart of sinful man, bringing him to his knees in submission to Jesus Christ, there is the kingdom of God.
Phrases such as "Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy" God revealed in his own life and work.
He preached his message of the coming of the kingdom, yet before his death, due to the previous ideas of the kingdom most of his own people did not understand his teachings.
This is godliness.” Jeremy Irons is Tiberias, a conflicted knight who has sworn to obey the king no matter who he is.
We only see Edward Norton’s eyes since he must wear a mask to cover the ravages of leprosy on his face.