“The thirty” were not adverse to taking on lopsided odds.
In fact, those heroics were what made them famous. The exploits they each created fed the fearlessness of the others; they seemingly thrived on attacking the impossible. They were literally “giant-killers.”
But such fierceness isn’t without retribution. Simply reading of their endeavors, you get a sense that they didn’t have much down time; they were continuously being called to duty and continuously being hit by the enemy.
Isn’t that what Jesus hinted at?
Hostility from Hell is a natural extension of aggressively attacking it.
I read a quote by a WWII bomber pilot that stated, “if you’re taking flak, you’re over the target.”
Taking much flak these days?