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Road so long travelled

So I forsook Jesus quite some time ago. Years after, at the insistence of my christian wife, I looked again at his story to see if it, on its own, would convince me to return to the fold to which … Continue reading

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You need a personal experience

I had the pleasure of spending time with my brother and his family while some meaningless event took place, people marking another tick of the universal clock as if something had changed, as if the world was now different and … Continue reading

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Simple Truth: Jesus is not the Messiah

From wil’Liam Hall (with adaptations by me) jesus: It’s not about opinions or emotions. It’s about the FACTS: FACT: “Christ” is the Greek word for “Messiah” FACT: “Messiah” is the transliteration of a Hebrew word that means “anointed” FACT: For … Continue reading

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Clarifying issues

So some of the articles on this site have focused on the “divine Jesus” notion, and some have questioned or contradicted the notion that Jesus was “messiah”. But let me share my view on the issues at play here, the … Continue reading

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“Jesus Christ” – a claim, not just a name

When a person refers the christian object of devotion, the centre of their belief system, as “Jesus Christ”, they are not just calling a name. The phrase, “Jesus Christ”, is a claim. Although the word “Jesus” is a bastardization of … Continue reading

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Blinded by the lights – Baited by miracles

It’s almost inevitable that the christian will use miracles to back up his belief in Jesus. The pages of the new testament are filled with many miracles, be it healings, or exorcisms, transfigurations or food multiplication. In fact, miracles are … Continue reading

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For christians, what God said doesn’t matter

So another christian comes up to you, points to the sacrificial law in the books of Moses, and states that sacrifices and blood make up such a significant part of the Law. Following that they then put forward that Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Spitting on Sinai

Inspired by Aaron Propp. There are people who become christians or remain within christianity claiming that they do so because they know distinctly that the voice of God told them to do so. Now this should be taken serious on … Continue reading

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A.J. Castellitto believes Conservative Jews Need to Believe in Jesus

In an article on The Western Center for Journalism the Author A.J. Castellitto tries to make the case that Jesus is the Messiah and that Conservative Jews need to believe in Him. The following is my response to him. A.J. … Continue reading

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No grace … in christianity?

One teaching that you hear from some christians is that there is no grace in any other religion than christianity. According to such people, in other religions you have to pay for your sins, whereas in christianity, there is grace: … Continue reading

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