In my previous article “The harmony between science and the Bible” I proved (although some of you tried to disprove, but failed) that the Judeo-Christian Scripture made scientific observations that were confirmed centuries later by modern science. Meanwhile the sacred scripture of other world religions merely reflected the superstitions of their culture. How could the Judeo-Christian Scripture anticipate scientific discovery by 3,000 years? The Judeo-Christian Bible was written by men who were inspired by the Creator and God of the Universe. Only the Judeo-Christian Bible is the Divine Revelation provided by our infinite Creator to direct us back to eternity. God had planned redemption for mankind even prior to the fall of Adam in the Garden of Eden, because he’s the infinite God.
From the Bible we learn that God, in the beginning, gave power to His son Adam to have jurisdiction over all the earth. When God put Adam on earth, He gave him the jurisdiction over all nature, all animals, and everything. Man was made as a secondary god on earth. He was given the power to control all things, all elements of the earth. Adam was given these great powers. And Adam could speak to the winds and it would stop. He could speak to the trees and they would obey him. He could speak to the wildlife; it would obey him. He could speak to the waters, ever what it was. Everything obeyed Adam. And Adam never had to be sick. He never had to die. He never had a worry. He never had a headache. Everything was his. And whatever he asked, he just got it. Everything obeyed him, because he was God's child; and the child is heir of all things.
But Adam, our father, forfeited it to Satan after he and his wife disobeyed God’s word. Adam lost the earth as his inheritance. The title deed passed from his hand to the one he sold out to: Satan (whether you believe he exists or not). Adam did not redeem his right for he could not redeem it. But Satan does not rightfully own it, he possesses it, he is the god of this earth. Not because that he really rightfully owns it, he cheated Adam into losing it. Death is in his hand; the earth is in his hand; the world belongs to him; every nation belongs to him; he governs and controls the whole world and everything in the world. Matthew 4:1-11. Satan replaced God’s laws with his own evil laws. Technically GOD has the book. Man only forfeited his rights which gave Satan a chance to torment mankind with all manner of evil, including death, cancers, poverty etc.
But God had promised redemption of mankind after to the fall of Adam in the Garden of Eden. And ever since Satan has blinded people from seeing reality and finding a way back to God, and one of his strategies of achieving that is to introduce many religions in the world.
We’ve heard atheists say “Doesn’t the existence of many religions discredit them all?”
Ok, Let’s DEBUNK some of these famous religions (including atheism).
If truth is relative, then the statement that truth is relative is an absolute truth and would be a self-defeating statement by proving that truth is not relative. But, if truth is absolute, then the statement "truth is absolute" is true and not self-defeating. It is true that truth exists. It is true that truth will not contradict itself. In fact, it is absolutely true that you are reading this article.
If we can see that there is such a thing as truth in the world, then we could also see that there can be spiritual truth as well. However, not all that is believed to be true actually is true. Furthermore, all belief systems cannot be true since they often contradict each other in profound ways -- and truth is not self-contradictory.
Mormonism teaches that there are many gods in existence, and that you can become a god. Christianity teaches that there is only one God, and you cannot become a god. Islam teaches that Jesus is not God in flesh, where Christianity does. Jesus cannot be both God and not God at the same time. Some religions teach that we reincarnate, while others do not. Some teach there is a hell, and others do not. They cannot all be true. If they cannot all be true, it cannot be true that all religions lead to God. Furthermore, it means that some religions are, at the very least, false in their claims to reveal the true God (or gods). Remember, truth does not contradict itself. If God exists, He will not institute mutually exclusive and contradictory belief systems in an attempt to get people to believe in Him. God is not the author of confusion (1 Cor. 14:33). Therefore, it is reasonable to believe that there can be an absolute spiritual truth, and that not all systems can be true regardless of whether or not they claim to be true. There must be more than a mere claim.
Though there are other religions that have prophecies in them, none are 100% accurate as is the Bible, and none of them point to someone like Jesus who made incredible claims and performed incredible deeds. The Old Testament was written hundreds of years before Jesus was born, yet the Old Testament prophesied many things about Jesus. This is undoubtedly evidence of divine influence upon the Bible.
Please consider some of the many prophecies of Jesus:
Born of a virgin: Old Testament Prophecy Isaiah 7:14, New Testament Fulfilment Matt. 1:18, 25.
Born at Bethlehem: Old Testament Prophecy Micah 5:2, New Testament Fulfilment Matt. 2:1
He would be preceded by a Messenger: Old Testament Prophecy Isaiah 40:3, New Testament Fulfilment Matt. 3:1-2
Rejected by His own people: Old Testament Prophecy Isaiah 53:3, New Testament Fulfilment John 7:5; 7:48
Betrayed by a close friend: Old Testament Prophecy Psalm 41:9, New Testament Fulfilment John 13:26-30
His side pierced: Old Testament Prophecy Zech. 12:10, New Testament Fulfilment John 19:34
Crucifixion: Old Testament Prophecy Psalm 22:11-18, Psalm 22:1,, New Testament Fulfilment John 19:23-24, Luke 23:33;
Resurrection of Christ: Old Testament Prophecy Psalm 16:10, New Testament Fulfilment Acts 13:34-37.
Fulfilment of prophecy can have different explanations. Some state that the New Testament was written and altered to make it look like Jesus fulfilled Old Testament prophecy (but there is no evidence of that). Others state that the prophecies are so vague that they do not count (but many of the prophecies are not vague at all). Of course, it is possible that God inspired the writers; and Jesus, who is God in flesh, fulfilled these prophecies as a further demonstration of the validity of Christianity.
Christianity claims to be authored by God. Of course, merely making such a claim does not make it true. Anyone can make claims, but backing up those claims is entirely different. Jesus used the Divine Name for Himself (John 8:58), the same Divine Name used by God when Moses asked God what His name was in Exodus 3:14. Jesus said He could do whatever He saw God the Father do (John 5:19), and He claimed to be one with God the Father (John 10:30; 10:38). Likewise, the disciples also called Him God (John 1:1, 14; John 10:27; Col. 2:9). By default, if Jesus is God in flesh, then whatever He said and did would be true. Since Jesus said that He alone was the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and that no one can find God without Him (John 14:6), His words become incredibly important.
Again, making a claim is one thing. Backing it up is another. Did Jesus also back up His fantastic words with miraculous deeds? Yes, He did.
Jesus changed water into wine (John 2:6-10).
Jesus cast out demons (Matt. 8:28-32; 15:22-28).
Jesus healed lepers (Matt. 8:3; Luke 17:14).
Jesus healed diseases (Matt. 4:23, 24; Luke 6:17-19).
Jesus healed the paralytic (Mark 2:3-12).
Jesus raised the dead (Matt. 9:25; John 11:43-44).
Jesus restored sight to the blind (Matt. 9:27-30; John 9:1-7).
Jesus restored / cured deafness (Mark 7:32-35).
Jesus fed the multitude (Matt. 14:15-21; Matt. 15:32-38).
Jesus walked on water (Matt. 14:25-27).
Jesus calmed a storm with a command (Matt. 8:22-27; Mark 4:39).
Jesus rose from the dead (Luke 24:39; John 20:27).
Jesus appeared to disciples after resurrection (John 20:19).
The eyewitnesses recorded the miracles of Jesus, and the gospels have been reliably transmitted to us. (Even HISTORY proves it and no one can disprove this) Therefore, we can believe what Jesus said about Himself for two reasons: one, because what He said and did agrees with the Old Testament; and two, because Jesus performed many convincing miracles in front of people who testified and wrote about what they saw Him do.
No other religious leader has died in full view of trained executioners, had a guarded tomb, and then risen three days later to appear to many people. This resurrection is proof of who Jesus is and that He did accomplish what He set out to do: provide the only means of redemption for mankind.
Dear JEWS, please tell me where JESUS missed it. Wait, I know where JEWS missed it. “Yea, mine one familiar friend, in whom I trusted, which did eat of my bread, has lifted up his heel against me” Psalm 41:9.
“20This gate of the LORD, into which the righteous shall enter. 21 I will praise thee: for thou hast heard me, and art become my salvation. 22The stone which the builders (Jews) refused is become the head stone of the corner.” Psalm 118:20-22
But nevertheless GOD promised to restore the Jews to him and to their homeland.
"And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it
shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious. And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be
left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from
Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea. And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth." Isaiah 11:10-12
“10And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourned for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn. “ Zechariah 12:10
Thus said the L-rd: Refrain your voice from weeping, and your eyes from tears. For your work shall be rewarded, says the L-rd, and they shall come again from the land of the enemy. And there is hope in the end, says the L-rd that your children will come again to their own border. Jeremiah 31:16-17.
They are back now, Jesus is coming.
And Jesus Christ did accomplish what He set out to do: provide the only means of redemption for mankind. Now, Let us look at all other fake religions out there.
I$1AM (I’m even afraid of naming it)
Please tell me if this guy qualifies to be a redeemer from ‘‘God’’:
Molested his wife – six-year-old Baby Aisha. One of Baby Aisha’s wifely duties was to clean semen stains from the prophet’s clothes. The prophet would take a bath with Baby Aisha and thigh with Baby Aisha taking his penis and rubbing it up and down her thighs. Being a man of mercy he did not penetrate Baby Aisha until she was nine.
Raped Baby Aisha when she was nine (texts can have been altered to change the age. Korana texts claim he married her when she was six and he may have consummated the marriage then as well. Reason for this being that other indications in the Hadith shows that Mohammed was a pedophile. Advocated sex with baby girls.
Raped a retarded woman. Had sex with his dead aunt. Kept women as sex slaves. The guy had sex with 61 women: many he raped. There is no consensual sex between a child girl and a man. There is no consensual sex between a master and his sex slave. There is no consensual sex between a woman conquered in war and her husband conqueror. All such sexual acts are rape. RAPE IS RAPE.
Had eleven wives at one time. Sexually abused his wives. Raped his wives. Forced sex during their menstruation including Baby Aisha. Mentally abused his wives. Can you imagine taking a child (or any aged woman) and molesting with your hand/fist her menstruating vagina?
Beheaded his enemies. 600 to 900 Jewish men at one massacre in medina. Had Jewish boys as young as 13 years old beheaded after pulling down their pants and inspecting groin for pubic hair.
Assassinated people for insulting him or I$1am. Established totalitarian rule. Had followers and their families burnt alive in their homes for missing prayer. Ordered the extermination, torture and terrorization of kafirs. Instigated 60 massacres and personally participated in 27 of them.
Treated his black slaves as beasts of burden. called his black slaves pug noses and compared them to Satan. No befriending Christians and Jews. Subjugated and oppressed Muslim women. Required them to cover their faces.
This list of crimes is long let me summarize....
Approved prostitution, Encouraged the rape of women in front of their husbands. Recommended wife beating. Hit his wife – Baby Aisha. Murdered prisoners of war, committed acts of terror. Advocated suicide attacks. Executed apostates and homosexuals. Beat children who didn’t pray. Abolished adoption. Honor killings of Muslim women and children. Beat alcoholics. Lied. Stoned adulators to death. Stoned a woman to death after she had given birth. Ordered thief’s hands/feet chopped off. Tortured a man out of greed. Looted and plundered. Preached hate for people of other religions. Extorted money from other religions, Forced conversions to Islam. Allowed his companions to execute, behead, rape and enslave. ETCETERA!
The most prominent reward that Palestinian Martyrs are repeatedly promised are the 72 Dark-Eyed Virgins in Paradise. A Palestinian religious leader explained that this is authentic Islam, whose purpose is to “fill Muslims with desire for Paradise”:
"He [Muhammad] said (in a Hadith, Islamic tradition):
‘[There is] a palace of pearls in Paradise and in it seventy courts of ruby... And in each court [there are] seventy houses of green emerald stone. In every house, seventy beds. On every bed, seventy mattresses of every colour and on every mattress a woman.’ (Hadith)
The writing of the Prophet [Muhammad in this Hadith]... is intended to fill Muslims with desire for Paradise... to be worthy of it, because only three dwell there: Prophets, Righteous and Shahids (Martyrs for Allah)."
It is quoted by Ibn Kathir, in his Qur'anic Commentary, the Tafsir ibn Kathir, and they are graphically described by Qur'anic commentator and polymath, al-Suyuti (died 1505), who, echoing a hasan hadith from Ibn Majah, wrote that the perpetual virgins will all "have appetizing vaginas", and that the "penis of the Elected never softens. The erection is eternal".
The indoctrination has impacted so significantly on Palestinian society that mothers celebrate their sons’ death as “weddings” and some even state that their sons’ motivation to fight Israel and be killed was to reach Paradise and marry the Dark-Eyed Virgins.
Sheikh Taleb Al-Silwadi writes “Friday Sermon,” a regular column in the PA daily Al-Hayat Al-Jadida. His column published on May 5, 2013 included the following:
"Allah forgives also by virtue of the drop of pure blood from the body of a Jihad fighter who offered what was most precious possession of his body and soul to Allah, and his reward will be Paradise.”
This is lyrics of a song at Palestinian cultural festival “He sacrificed his life for the land.
They wrapped him in white cloth with a flower.
He shouted and said: "How sweet is Martyrdom."
Meeting his Lord was his choice.
He adorned his land with the purest blood.
Tears for him are [tears of] joy. [His] mother makes sounds of joy.
[The Martyr] a groom and his wedding - Martyrdom and heroism.
Oh hero, rest in peace, do not worry.”
An atheist is someone who believes there is no God, but spends the rest of his or her life disproving something that doesn’t exist.
An atheist is someone who believes in a ‘no see no existence philosophy’. If you can’t see something, then it doesn’t exist. You can’t see God. Therefore God doesn’t exist. In other words, you can’t see oxygen, and therefore oxygen doesn’t exist.
Let me reiterate that you will NEVER be able to SEE oxygen. There are certain things you can do which will help you make conclusions that oxygen exist. An atheist believes that this doesn’t apply to God.
An atheist is someone who believes in one section of the Bible to disprove another section of the Bible.
An atheist is someone who argues that the Bible is a highly edited collection of fireplace stories written by Bronze Age cavemen (thanks to Richard Dawkins), but never bothers to produce proof. For example, an atheist never tells you where those fireplace was or who those cavemen were.
An atheist is someone who concludes God doesn’t exist without reading the book about God in its entirety. The book about God is the Bible.
An atheist is someone who asks questions like, “If there is a God, then why is there evil, or poverty, and a long list of other things?” But an atheist never asks or answers the question, “if there is no God, then why is there evil or poverty, and a long list of other things?’
An atheist believes that science has disproved the existence of God. But the atheist does not say how science has disproved God.
An atheist is someone who is only interested in asking questions, not in answers.
All other religions are shams too, for example Buddhism.
Karma is one of the central promises of Buddhism. Without Karma Buddhism almost falls apart totally. It basically says that if you do well towards others, good will return back to you, and bad with bad. However, I it says only a factor of good returns back to you. So if you, say, give 5 dollars to the poor, it does not say 5 dollars will fall back to you someday. It only builds up a mystery positive factor where good will return back to you.
What goes around most certainly does NOT always come around. The apostles of Jesus raised the dead, healed the sick, and gave their wealth to the poor but all ended up crucified and stoned. And I can give so MANY examples today of good people who ended up abused or received bad constantly. This proves that Buddism is a lie of a devil.
“A tree gives shelter, food, warmth & protection to all living things. It even gives shade to those who wield an axe to cut it down.” -Gautama Buddha. So what?
SO, WHERE’S THE TITLE DEED OF PLANET EARTH?
The Scroll and the Lamb (JESUS)
5 Then I saw in the right hand of him who sat on the throne a scroll with writing on both sides and sealed with seven seals. 2 And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, “Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?” 3 But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth could open the scroll or even look inside it. 4 I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside. 5 Then one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.”
6 Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain, standing at the centre of the throne, encircled by the four living creatures and the elders. The Lamb had seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven spirits[a] of God sent out into all the earth. 7 He went and took the scroll from the right hand of him who sat on the throne. 8 And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of God’s people. 9 And they sang a new song, saying:
“You are worthy to take the scroll
and to open its seals,
because you were slain,
and with your blood you purchased for God
persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.
10 You have made them to be a kingdom and priests to serve our God,
and they will reign[b] on the earth.”
11 Then I looked and heard the voice of many angels, numbering thousands upon thousands, and ten thousand times ten thousand. They encircled the throne and the living creatures and the elders. 12 In a loud voice they were saying:
“Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain,
to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength
and honour and glory and praise!”
13 Then I heard every creature in heaven and on earth and under the earth and on the sea, and all that is in them, saying:
“To him who sits on the throne and to the Lamb
be praise and honour and glory and power,
for ever and ever!”
14 The four living creatures said, “Amen,” and the elders fell down and worshiped.
The book is in the hands of JESUS CHRIST and he still calls to mankind to come and claim it. (Acts 2:38 is how you claim it). The Holy Spirit is the deposit of the inheritance. Ephesians 1:14 “the holy spirit is the earnest of our inheritance until the redemption of the purchased possession, unto the praise of his glory.” The Bible is the infallible Word of GOD, and Jesus Christ the only way to GOD.
WARNING: Catholic is not Christianity.
The Roman Catholic Church, headquartered in Rome, Italy, has its own powerful City-State, the Vatican, and claims over 968 million members worldwide and 60 million in the U.S. and Canada (as of 1996). (Catholic memberships figures are considerably misleading, though, in that they count as members every person who has been baptized Catholic, including millions of people who were baptized as infants but who are not practicing Catholics.)
The Roman Catholic Church, in its pagan form, unofficially came into being in 312 A.D., at the time of the so-called "miraculous conversion" to Christianity of the Roman Emperor Constantine. Although Christianity was not made the official religion of the Roman Empire until the edicts of Theodosius I in 380 and 381 A.D., Constantine, from 312 A.D.
until his death in 337, was engaged in the process of simultaneously building pagan temples and Christian churches, and was slowly turning over the reins of his pagan priesthood to the Bishop of Rome. However, the family of Constantine did not give up the last vestige of his priesthood until after the disintegration of the Roman Empire -- that being the title the emperors bore as heads of the pagan priesthood -- Pontifex Maximus -- a title which the popes would inherit. (The popes also inherited Constantine's titles as the self-appointed civil head of the church -- Vicar of Christ and Bishop of Bishops.)
Prior to the time of Constantine's "conversion," Christians were persecuted not so much for their profession of faith in Christ, but because they would not include pagan deities in their faith as well. Then, with Constantine's emphasis on making his new-found Christianity palatable to the heathen in the Empire, the "Christianization" of these pagan deities was facilitated. For example, pagan rituals and idols gradually took on Christian meanings and names and were incorporated into "Christian" worship (e.g., "saints" replaced the cult of pagan gods in both worship and as patrons of cities; mother/son statues were renamed Mary and Jesus; etc.), and pagan holidays were reclassified as Christian holy days (e.g., the Roman Lupercalia and the feast of purification of Isis became the Feast of the Nativity; the Saturnalia celebrations were replaced by Christmas celebrations; etc.).
A transition had occurred -- instead of being persecuted for failure to worship pagan deities, Christians who did not agree with the particular orthodoxy backed by the Emperor were now persecuted in the name of Christ! "Christianized" Rome had become the legitimate successor of pagan Rome! This is the sad origin of the Roman Catholic Church.
The book of Acts of the Apostles is Christianity in form of letter. ANYTHING else different is not Christianity.
"And it came about that for an entire year they met with the church, and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians at Antioch."
Listen to what the original Christian said:
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
9 As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed. Galatians 1:8-9
I warn everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book: if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues described in this book, and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the tree of life and in the holy city, which are described in this book.
Every word of God proves true; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him. Do not add to his words, lest he rebuke you and you be found a liar.
For false christs and false prophets will arise and perform great signs and wonders, so as to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.
YES, Jesus Christ did accomplish what He set out to do: provide the only means of redemption for mankind. PROVE? We (believers) pray for the sick and they recover, do signs and wonders (and I’ll give my testimonies soon) just like he said we would. Mark 16:17-18 “And these signs will accompany those who believe: in my name they will cast out demons; they will speak in new tongues; they will pick up serpents with their hands; and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not hurt them; they will lay their hands on the sick, and they will recover.”
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