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Kirk went to hell to rescue his friend from the brink using violence and deception. In his world, violence and deception brings down more of the same. On the other hand, Jesus rescued and rescues his friends using peace and truth and the cross. In his world, peace and truth gives rise to more of the same.
Jesus said, "No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." (John 15:13) His way of doing things is indeed strange and otherworldly. It leads those who follow him, who love him to heaven.
If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, the Spirit of truth, which the world cannot accept, because it neither sees nor knows it. But you know it, because it remains with you, and will be in you. (John 14:15-17)